Maritime Forum

Atlantic Seabed mapping workshop

Event date:
02/12/2014 (All day)
Table of Contents
    Follow-up of Galway. Seabed mapping pilot initiative highlighting: current drivers, approaches, activities, priorities, as well as future opportunities, challenges and aspirations

    all presentations are here

     

    08.15 - 08.30

     

     

    REGISTRATION

     

    08.30 – 09.30

     

    MC – Peter Heffernan, Chief Executive, Marine Institute, Ireland

     

    SESSION 1: Implementation of Galway Statement : Update and Next

    Steps and Scene Setting for Workshop

     

    KEYNOTE: Update on Atlantic Scientific Workshop, May 2013 – developments / progress / challenges                            

    Regional status of strategic vision for seabed mapping/ ocean exploration development in support of industry, protection of the environment, risk & resource management, security, and societal & government benefit.

     

    • Simon Coveney T.D., Minister for Agriculture, Food & the Marine
    • John Bell, Director Bioeconomy DG Research & Innovation
    • Stephen Locke, Director, Geological Survey of Canada 
    • Craig McLean, Acting Assistant Administrator for Oceanographic and Atmospheric Research, NOAA
    • Ricardo Serrão Santos, Member of the European Parliament

     

     

    1. - 10.45

    Chairperson:

    Pål Buhl-Mortensen, IMR, Norway)

     

     

     

    SESSION 2: Atlantic Seabed Mapping - Status & Direction

    Towards a CAN-EU-US Atlantic strategic seabed mapping pilot initiative: highlighting current drivers, approaches, activities, and priorities, and future opportunities, challenges and aspirations. 

     

    • Pål Buhl-Mortensen, IMR, Norway
    • Stephen Locke, Director, Geological Survey of Canada 
    • Andy Armstrong, Co-Director, Joint Hydrographic Centre. Centre for Coastal and Ocean Mapping, University of New Hampshire
    • Koen Verbruggen, Director, Geological Survey of Ireland
    • Nuno Lourenço, (IPMA, Portugal)
    • Kaiser Souza, Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação – MCTI, Brazil

     

     

     

    10.45 – 11.15

     

     

    COFFEE BREAK

    11.15 – 12.15

    Chairperson:

    Andy Armstrong

    (Joint Hydrographic Centre, USA)

     

    SESSION 3: Progress on Large Scale Seabed Mapping Data Integration

    & Exchange Initiatives Overcoming data integration challenges, making data relevant, and accessible

    • Phil Weaver, EMODNET, Seascape Consultant, UK
    • Jennifer Jencks, Manager, National Geophysical Data Centre, NOAA                                   
    • Alan Stevenson, Marine Geology Team Leader, British Geological Survey
    • Stephen Locke, Director, Geological Survey of Canada 

                  

    12.15 – 13.15

    Chairperson:

    Phil Weaver (Seascapes Consultants – UK)

    SESSION 4: Atlantic Ocean Observation Programmes and

    Infrastructure - Status and Direction Current and planned Atlantic Ocean observation and modelling initiatives

    • Randy Gillespie, Director, Centre for Applied Ocean Technology, Memorial University, Newfoundland
    • Penny Holliday, OOI / OSNAP, NOC, UK
    • Colin Devey , Professor, GEOMAR, University of Kiel
    • Pete LaFemina, Penn State, USA and guest scientist at MARUM
    • José Joaquín Hernández-Brito, PLOCAN

     

     

    13.15 – 14.15

     

     

    LUNCH

     

    1. – 15:15

    Chairperson:

    Randy Gillespie, Centre for Applied Ocean Technology, Memorial University, Newfoundland

     

    SESSION 5: Aligning Mapping & Ocean Observation Efforts to deliver

    Societal, Environmental, & Industrial Needs across the Atlantic

    • Fernando Tempera, Joint Research Centre, European Commission
    • Aurelien Carbonniere, EU & International Affairs, IFREMER
    • Glenn Nolan, Marine Institute, Ireland, Copernicus/Mercator Oceans
    • Rick Hester,  Research Platform Manager, NOAA Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research
    • Stephen Locke, Director, Geological Survey of Canada 

     

     

    15.15 – 16.00

     

     

    NETWORKING BREAK

     

    16.00 - 17.00

    Chairperson:

    Peter Heffernan (Marine Institute, Ireland)

     

    SESSION 6: Outcome and Recommendations

    Expert Panel Discussion, highlighting key recommendations, actions, and challenges

     

    • Sieglinde Gruber, Head of Unit, DG Research and Innovation
    • Craig McLean, Acting Assistant Administrator for Oceanographic and Atmospheric Research, NOAA
    • Stephen Locke,  (Geological Survey, Canada)
    • Pål Buhl-Mortensen, IMR, Norway)
    • Andy Armstrong, (Joint Hydrographic Centre, USA)
    • Phil Weaver (Seascapes Consultants – UK)
    • Alan Stevenson, Marine Geology Team Leader, British Geological Survey

     

     

    17:00

     

    WORKSHOP CLOSE

     

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