SAMOC3 - Agenda

Day 1: Tuesday May 11
8:00 departure by bus from Hotel Marina Palace (Leblon) to Niterói
Morning Session: 9:00 to 12:30

Welcome (DHN Director)
Edmo Campos: Logistics
Silvia Garzoli:
Objectives of the meeting
Sabrina Speich:
The Indian Atlantic connection. Results from the GoodHope (France, South Africa, Russia, US)
Janet Sprintall:
The Pacific-Atlantic Connection: Drake Passage Measurement programs.

10:40 – 11:000 coffee-break

Molly Baringer: Meridional exchanges of fluxes. Observational studies and results from AOML and collaborators from Argentina and Brazil.
Joël Hirschi: MOC related activities at NOC (presented by Povl Abrahamsen):
Brian King: NOCS UK: initial results and future plans (presented by Povl Abrahamsen)
Edmo Campos: Brazilian Modeling and Observational Projects

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break

Afternoon Session: 13:30 to 17:00

Henk Dijkstra: A scalar indicator of the stability of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation
Sybren Drijfhout: Why 30S is the best location to monitor the stability of the THC." KNMI models
Renellys Perez: Model analysis for experiment design in NOAA
Povl Abrahamsen: Model analysis for experiment design in UK

15:10 – 15:30 coffee-break

Sergey Gladyshev: Russian field program in the South Atlantic in 2009 – 2010
Peter Zavialov: "Physical Oceanography at Shirshov Institute, and selected results on South Atlantic".
Shenfu Dong: How satellites observations can be used to monitor AMOC components.
Domingos Urbano: Modeling the Earth System at INPE

18:00 – 19:30 Ice-breaker Cocktail (On board a the R/V Antares)

20:00 – Bus departs to Marina Palace Hotel

Day 2: Wednesday May 12
8:00 Bus departs from Marina Palace to DHN

Morning session: 9:00 to 12:30

Andre Barreto: Mar-Eco South Atlantic
Mariana Fernandez: Pre-operational modeling of the Rio de la Plata- Rio Uruguay system.
Presented by Ariel Troisi: Ocean Observatory Initiative by Weller and Cowles
Presented by Alberto Piola: Monitoring the formation rate of NADW components using tracer inventories by Rana Fine

Infrastructure availability in the South Atlantic:

Edmo Campos University of São Paulo
Carlos Garcia, Fund. Univ. Rio Grande
Ariel Troisi (SHN, Argentine Navy)
Isabelle Ansorge (Univ. Cape Town, South Africa)

10:40-11:00 Coffee-break

Plenary discussions on Infrastructure and Data sharing

Steve Piotrowicz: Data shearing policies

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break

Afternoon Session: 13:30 to 17:00
Groups discussions to start the preparation of a Plan: What do we need to observe? Where? How?
Who is interested in doing it?

Coffee-break from 15:10 to 15:30

17:30 Bus departs DHN to Marina Palace Hotel

20:00 Dinner at Porcao Churrascaria, in Ipanema (optional)


Day 3: Thursday May 13
8:00 Bus departs Hotel do DHN

9:00 to 12:30
Brief plenary
Groups resume

Coffee-break from 10:40 to 11:00
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break

Afternoon: 13:30 to 17:00
Plenary session. Presentations of the different groups. General discussion. Proposal of a plan.
Closing on Thursday May 13 at 15:00.

15:30 Bus departs from DHN do Marina Palace Hotel

20:00 “Field trip” (an incursion to the Carioca nightlife, optional)