Experts in operational oceanography
The OceanPredict Science Team (OPST) with its 32 members is responsible for the implementation and execution of OceanPredict activities. It is a forum of scientists and leaders in the field of operational oceanography from national, international or intergovernmental organisations. Groups and people represented in the science team are from national operational ocean forecasting centres, space agencies, ocean research institutes and universities. Together they provide an extensive knowledge in the field of operational oceanography and ocean prediction. User groups or other partner institutions can be invited by the team on an ad hoc basis.
The OPST holds annual (semi-annual) science team meetings.
Professor & J C Bose National Fellow at the Indian Institute of Science - INDIA
Programme Office Coordinator
Ocean System Experts
Research Director at the Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center (NERSC) - NORWAY
Senior principal research scientist, Science and Innovation Group, Bureau of Meteorology - AUSTRALIA
Physical Oceanographer at the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) - INDIA
Director of Operational Oceanography department at Mercator Ocean International - FRANCE
Task Team Co-chairs
Research Professor at the Department of Ocean Sciences in the University of Miami - USA
Professor at the Ocean Sciences Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz - USA
Operational Oceanography Experts
Director of the Ocean Modeling and Data Assimilation Division at Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC)