Opportunity

New Opportunities in Ocean and Earth Observing at the Seafloor Interface

There will be a special session on Ocean and Earth Observing the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 10-14 December 2018, Washington, D. C., USA.

You are encouraged to both submit an abstract and to please forward to your colleagues.

Abstract Submission Deadline: 1 August 2018

Session Description:

Real-time information on a global scale about the ocean above and the earth below their shared interface can be obtained from sensors (e.g., temperature, pressure, and acceleration) deployed in conjunction with efficient data relays. One important example is sensors embedded in submarine telecommunications cables. Such a deployment addresses two critical needs for science and society: 1) improved resolution and rapidity in global tsunami warning and seismic monitoring, and 2) sustained, cost-effective ocean circulation, sea level and climate data.

This session solicits abstracts on efficient interfacing and integration of sensors, improving sensor accuracy (e.g., drift free absolute pressure) and transfer functions, modeling studies to quantify the expected benefits of the improved sampling, and results from existing ocean-bottom systems.

Primary Section/Focus Group: Ocean Sciences

SWIRL Theme: Data & Emerging Technologies

Index Terms:

0545 Modeling [COMPUTATIONAL GEOPHYSICS]
4262 Ocean observing systems [OCEANOGRAPHY: GENERAL]
4594 Instruments and techniques [OCEANOGRAPHY: PHYSICAL]
7294 Seismic instruments and networks [SEISMOLOGY]

Cross-Listing(s): Yes; NS - Near Surface Geophysics; S - Seismology

Primary Convener:
Charlotte A Rowe, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos NM (United States)

Convener:
Susan L Bilek, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
New Mexico Tech, Department of Earth and Environmental science, Socorro NM 87801-4681 (United States)

Convener:
Jerome Aucan, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), Laboratoire d'Etudes en Géophysique et Océanographie Spatiale (LEGOS), Nouméa (New Caledonia)

Convener:
Bruce M Howe, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu HI (United States)

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