Posted: 24 February 2015
On Tuesday, 10 February 2015, the GCOOS-RA hosted “A Primer on Gliders in the Gulf of Mexico”. The stream for this webinar can be accessed via: https://mmancusa.webex.com/mmancusa/ldr.php?RCID=a93263d9f3a9bfd54966606d60e7c0a1. This should not require any additional software to view. If you wish to download the webinar, please use this link. To view the downloaded file, you will need to download a viewer program, as indicated when the download link comes up. The file is over 100 Mb.
At the conclusion of the webinar participants will be familiar with:
- The different platforms currently in use – surface and profiling.
- The different monitoring applications gliders can be used in.
- The use of gliders by our nearby neighbors (Mexico, CariCOOS, and SECOORA) and the National glider plan.
All talks approx. 5 minutes with 2-3 minutes discussion
- Welcome and Webinar Objectives – Barb Kirkpatrick, GCOOS-RA Executive Director
- Underwater Glider Technology/Capabilities – Chad Lembke, Mote Marine Laboratory and GCOOS-RA Gulf Glider Task Team Chair
- Surface Glider Technology/Capability – Stephen Howden, University of Southern Mississippi
- Glider Data Applications: Model Integration/Performance – Dan Rudnick, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
- Glider Data Applications: Glider data use/Getting it Operational – Jeff Book, Naval Research Laboratory
- Glider Data Applications: Hypoxia – Steve DiMarco, Texas A&M University
- Glider Data Applications: Harmful Algal Blooms – Justin Shapiro, Mote Marine Laboratory
- Glider Data Applications: Remote Sensing – Bob Arnone, University of Southern Mississippi
- Glider Data Applications: Biological monitoring – Chad Lembke, Mote Marine Laboratory and GCOOS-RA Gulf Glider Task Team Chair
- IOOS National Plan and Nearby Neighbor Activities – Becky Baltes, U.S. IOOS
- Summary/Wrap up – Barb Kirkpatrick, GCOOS-RA Executive Director