International Pacific Research Center Mini-Workshop

Date & Time

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 at 1:00-4:00 p.m.


POST 414

The Impact of the Submesoscale on the Physics and Biology of the Upper Ocean

This mini-workshop will feature visiting scientists as well as SOEST faculty and staff. The agenda is as follows.

-1:00 p.m.            Patrice Klein, IFREMER, A New Vision of the Ocean Dynamics: Impact of Small-Scale Structures (10 km) on Large-Scale Motions (1000-6000 km)

-1:30 p.m.            Bo Qiu, UHM Dept. of Oceanography, Submesoscale Transition from Geostrophic Flows to Internal Gravity Waves

-2:00 p.m.            Lee Fu, JPL, The Design of an In-situ Observing System for the Calibration/Validation of SWOT

-2:30-2:45 p.m.  Break

-2:45 p.m.            Hide Sasaki, JAMSTEC, Production Mechanism of Submesoscales in the Eastern Subtropical Pacific

-3:15 p.m.            Daiki Ito, Tohoku University, Distribution of Submesoscale Phenomena Deduced by In-situ Data

-3:45 p.m.            Kelvin Richards, UHM Dept. of Oceanography/IPRC, The Impact of Climate Change on Submesoscale Activity

-4:00 p.m.            Workshop ends.