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GlobWave User Meeting

The 3rd GlobWave User Meeting took place on 7-8 November 2012 at the European Maritime Safety Agency in Lisbon, Portugal. The meeting contained a number of presentations by both the GlobWave team and users of the data alongside a tour of the EMSA facilities and demonstrations of the GlobWave on-line tools.

The programme for the Globwave User Meeting is described below.

The User Meeting presentations are available below.

Wednesday 7th November 2012

Plenary Session: Welcome and meeting objectives

Simon Pinnock, ESA - Meeting Objectives

Geoff Busswell, Logica - Project GlobWave: Uptake & Applications: Globwave UCM3 Busswell

Samuel Djavidnia, EMSA - The European Maritime Safety Agency: GlobWave UCM3 Djavidnia

Session 1: Calibration and Validation Session

Ellis Ash, SatOC - Product User Guide & Handbook: Globwave UCM3 Ash

Ellis Ash, SatOC - GlobWave Quality & Statistics Reports: Globwave UCM3 Ash2

Fabrice Collard, CLS - Dynamic validation of Globwave SAR wave spectra data using an observation-based swell model: Globwave UCM3 Collard

Walt McCall, NOAA - U.S. National Data Buoy Centre Applications of the GlobWave Data-set: Globwave UCM3 McCall

Session 2: Panel Discussion - User Feedback for Setting Future Priorities

Panel Discussion - User Feedback for Setting Future Priorities: Globwave UCM3 Panel

Session 3: Applications Session

Martin Rutherford, RAN - Use of GlobWave data by the Royal Australian Navy: Globwave UCM3 Rutherford

Augusto Neves, University of Cadiz - Trend in wave heights in the Brazilian coast and their impacts on offshore activities: Globwave UCM3 Neves

Mike Morrone, Oceanweather - Global Distributions and associated synoptic climatology of Very Extreme Sea States (VESS): Globwave UCM3 Morrone

David Carter, SatOC - North Sea Wave Climate Derived from Altimeter Data: Globwave UCM3 Carter

Session 4: Wider Wave & Ocean Community Session

Celine Tison, CNES - Overview of the near real-time wave products of the CFOSAT Mission: Globwave UCM3_Tison

Phillip Harwood, Logica - eSurge: Increasing update of Storm Surge Data Products: Globwave UCM3_Harwood

Olivier Arino, ESA - The DUE GlobCurrent Project: Globwave UCM3 Arino

Simon Pinnock, ESA - Sentinel-3 Capabilities for Wave-related Measurements: Globwave UCM3_Pinnock

Thursday 8th November 2012

Session 5: Wave Data Inter-comparisons Session

Maureen Pagnani, NOC - HR-DDS & Pilot Spatial Wave Forecast Verification Scheme: Globwave UCM3_Bidlot

Sonia Ponce de Leon, UTL & CENTEC - Extreme swell in a NA winter storm based on WAM modeland altimetry: Globwave UCM3 Leon

Jesus Portilla, USFQ - Wave energy resource assessment in the Equatorial Pacific Zone

Paulo Salles, UNAM - GlobWave L2P data used for assessment of wave models

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