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Project Title: Advancing Understanding of Gulf of Mexico Loop Current Dynamics

PIN: GULF-GULFEO-16-02         

Major Unit:
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Gulf Research Program of the NAS-NAE-IOM-NRC

Sub Unit:
Gulf Research Program of the NAS-NAE-IOM-NRC, Executive Office
Ocean Studies Board

RSO:
Oskvig, Kelly

Subject/Focus Area:
Earth Sciences; Engineering and Technology; Environment and Environmental Studies; International Issues; Math, Chemistry and Physics


Advancing Understanding of Gulf of Mexico Loop Current Dynamics
March 23, 2017 - March 24, 2017
National Academy of Sciences Building
2100 C St. NW
Washington D.C.


If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: Teri Thorowgood
Email: tthorowg@nas.edu
Phone: 202-334-1487
Fax:


Agenda:

Thursday, March 23, 2017

CLOSED SESSION – Committee and NASEM Staff Only

8:30 A.M. to 9:45 A.M.

OPEN SESSION: History and Current State of Research Regarding the Loop Current System

10:00 A.M. The Loop Current and the Deep Gulf of Mexico from Observations – via WebEx - Peter Hamilton, NCSU

11:30 A.M. Overview of Gulf of Mexico Circulation and History of Research – Via WebEx- Tony Sturges, FSU

12:30 P.M. Lunch

1:30 P.M. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Perspective: Overview of recent BOEM-funded research and BOEM’s perspective on critical research needs and the future of LC research - Alexis Lugo-Fernandez, BOEM

2:30 P.M. O&G Industry Perspective: Highlights from collaborative LC research programs and industry perspective on critical needs and gaps in LC research - James Stear, Chevron

3:30 P.M. Break

4:00 P.M. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Perspective: Overview of recent Navy-funded research, the Navy’s perspective on critical research needs and the future of LC research - Pat Hogan, NRL

5:00 P.M. Open for continued discussion

5:30 P.M. Adjourn


Friday, March 24, 2017

CLOSED SESSION – Committee and NASEM Staff Only

7:30 A.M. to 1:30 P.M.

1:30 P.M. Adjourn


Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:


The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:


The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:


Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: