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OPOS Working Group meeting (1), April 2022


The Operational Systems Working Group will provide a platform for exchange and interaction for all the operational ocean forecasting systems represented in OceanPredict.

Date and time

  • 20 April 2022
  • 12:00 – 13:00 (UTC)
  • MS Teams, virtual meeting


  • Welcome: David / Fraser   5 min
    • Vision and purpose of meeting
  • WG ToR: 10 min
    • Final comments on WG ToR and WG name
    • Approval process of ToR and name
  • Ocean Best Practices: 30 min
    • Presentation by Fraser
    • Presentation by Johannes Karstensen
    • Discussion
      • WG activities vis-à-vis best practices
    • For info :
      • Ocean Best Practice System (virtual) workshop Oct 5-19 2022 (see here)
  • Systems News/updates: 15 min
    • Provide a slide ahead of time if you wish to present
  • OPST-6 preparation: 10 min
    • What do we present
      • ToR
      • Best Practices
      • Systems overview
      • Latest implementations?
    • Group vs Individual system presentations
  • Discussion: Potential new members/systems. 10 min
    • All persons associated with a particular system can join their system rep at the WG meetings (where it makes sense)
    • Mechanism for inviting additional systems to WG, even if not represented at OPST?
    • Discuss additional systems to invite
  • Discussion/Recap: 10 min
    • Any changes to make for next meeting?
    • Action items
    • Areas of collaboration
    • When to meet next


It is expected that the representatives from the OP operational systems will be attending this meeting:

No First name Surname Affiliation Role
1 Laurent Bertino NERSC Member
2 Gary Brassington BoM Member
3 Emanuela Clementi CMCC Member
4 Fraser Davidson DFO/ECCC Co-chair
5 Luiz Claudio Fonseca Brazilian Navy Member
6 David Ford Met Office Co-chair
7 Johannes Karstensen GEOMAR/OBPS Guest
8 Jean-Michel Lellouche MOI Member
9 Simona Masina CMCC Member
10 Kristian Mogensen ECMWF Member
11 Arya Paul INCOIS Member
12 Jay Pearlman FourBridges/OBPS Guest
13 Clemente Tanajura REMO/UFBA Member
14 Liying Wan NMEFC Member
15 Goro Yamanaka MRI-JMA Member


Title Presenter Affiliation Role
OPOS1- meeting overview Fraser Davidson DFO/ECCC OSOP-WG co-chair


OPOS WG meeting recordings are only open to attendees of the National Systems working group meetings. To access the recordings you require a password. Please contact the OP programme office for information.