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

PIN: GULF-GULFEO-16-02         

Major Unit:
Gulf Research Program of the NAS-NAE-IOM-NRC

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

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
May 18, 2017 - May 19, 2017
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001

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
Phone: 202-334-1487


10:00 A.M. Ocean Observational Technology: Now and into the future

Steve Anderson – Arete Consulting
Thomas Chance – ASV
Dana Yoerger – WHOI
Charles Eriksen - University of Washinton

12:15 P.M. Lunch

1:00 P.M. The Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean, and the United States

Julio Sheinbaum – CICESE
Larry McKinney – Harte Research Institute
Porfirio Alverez – Consortium of Marine Research Institutions of the GoM and the Caribbean

3:00 P.M. Break

3:30 P.M. Ocean Circulation Models: What we’ve learned from recent studies (GOMEX-PPP and CARTHE)

Tamay Ozgokomen – RSMAS
Greg Jacobs – NRL
Bruce Cornuelle – SIO
D. Randolph Watts – University of Rhode Island

5:30 P.M. Meeting Adjourns

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Shuyl Chen
Steven DiMarco
Paul Gaffney
Scott Glenn
Robert Leben
Daniel Rudnick
Neha Sharma
Randolph Watts
Robert Weisberg

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Report Outs from Chapter Heads
Discussion of Thursday Panels
Development of RFA Language for Desktop Studies
Dicussion of Potential Funding Mechanisms
Working Groups and Working Groups Report Outs
Remaining Information Needs

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

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: May 25, 2017