Ocean Practices: OBPS Workshop VI, Oct 2022 – A Virtual Global Meeting

Workshop goals: to guide the development of best practices and operating practices, to promote their documentation, and to share them widely using the Ocean Best Practices System.

Please REGISTER for the workshop HERE  

Plenaries: 5 October (3 hours) and 19 October (1.5 hours) covering 2 different time zones.  Theme Sessions will meet between Plenaries (06-16 October), at times of their own choosing. 

AGENDA can be viewed HERE

Workshop Timetable Overview:

Theme Sessions may cover any subject relating to ocean best practices and can be one hour or longer, on multiple days between 06-16 October, as planned by the proposed session lead.  

Calendar for Theme Sessions:

 Theme Sessions already confirmed:

1.  Air-Sea Interaction

11.  Fisheries and Aquaculture

2.  Arctic Best Practices

12.  Marine Biodiversity

3.  Best Practices in the Ocean Decade

13.  Operational Forecasting

4.  Capacity Development

14. Organisational Co-operation

5.  Coastal Observation for Under-Resourced Countries

15. Policy and Best Practices

6.  Data Interoperability

16.  QC of Chemical Ocean Profile Data

7.  Decision Trees

17.  Seagrass Monitoring

8. Deep Sea Observing

18. Time Series Observations and Downstream Data Management

9. eDNA

19. Transparency and Traceability in ocean observing

10. Environmental Plastics – Citizen Science observations

 

“Cafes” 

Informal gatherings to discuss topics of workshop interest will be scheduled on the TeamUp Calendar (above) and general information on the Cafe rooms will be on QiqoChat

Workshop Support

Tech Support contacts and options are detailed HERE

ALL SESSIONS TAKE PLACE ON ZOOM AND ARE ACCESSED VIA THE “QIQOCHAT” PLATFORM. After you register, you will immediately receive an email from “OCEAN BEST PRACTICES SYSTEM’ with your personal login link for QiqoChat.

IF YOU HAVE ALREADY REGISTERED AND CANNOT LOCATE THE EMAIL WITH YOUR LOGIN LINK, CLICK HERE TO GO DIRECTLY TO QIQOCHAT AND LOG IN AS A “GUEST.”

We look forward to hearing from you.   Please circulate this invitation to colleagues.

Should you have any questions, please e-mail us at info[at]oceanbestpractices.org

The OBPS Workshop VI Code of Conduct

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Images of presenters, workshop group photographs, list of participants names and presentations and a workshop recording will be included in the proceedings and/or made available on the web; by registering for this workshop you grant the OBPS Workshop VI Organizers permission to do this.

Acknowledgements

The organizers gratefully acknowledge the support of the US National Science Foundation (NSF) and the OceanObs Research Coordination Network (NSF grant 1728913) for providing financial support for Workshop VI, and for organizational support, to IODE, GOOS, IEEE OES, and also projects JERICO and EuroSea. Many volunteers and the community have helped organize the agenda and sessions.