CIESM Workshop Monographs, n°43

 

Designing Med-SHIP: a Program for repeated oceanographic surveys

To be cited as:
CIESM, 2012. Designing Med-SHIP: a Program for repeated oceanographic surveys. CIESM Workshop Monograph n 43 [F. Briand, ed.], 164 p., CIESM Publisher, Monaco.

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Contents:

I – Executive Summary …………………………………………………………………

1. Introduction
2. The Mediterranean Sea and its specificity
      2.1 The Mediterranean circulation and variability
      2.2 Biogeochemical properties of the Mediterranean
3. Objectives and significance of the MED-SHIP programme
4. Recommendations for the implementation of the MED-SHIP programme
      4.1 Basin wide (sub-decadal) surveys Recommendations for full water column ship-based long term observations in the Mediterranean Sea
      4.2 Sub basin/mesoscale survey Recommendation for high frequency sub-basin surveys
5. Data management, sharing and products development
      5.1 The data management and sharing policy
      5.2 Existing data management centre/infrastructure
      5.3 Recommendations
6. Coordination and governance
      
II – Workshop Communications

- Ideas for a repeat hydrography program in the Mediterranean Sea based on the GO-SHIP framework.
Toste Tanhua ……………………

- A Med SHIP effort: spatio-temporal considerations, parameter recommendations and complementarities with other observing systems.
Michel Rixen……………………

- Technical coordination of the global hydrographic programme The GO-SHIP and its Mediterranean component from the IOCCP perspective.
Maciej Telszewski…………………………………………

- The CO2 system observations in the Mediterranean Sea: past, present and future.
Marta Álvarez……………………

- Oceanographic observations and the climate of the Mediterranean region.
Piero Lionello………………

- The monitoring of thermohaline variability in the Mediterranean combining continuous strait measurements and periodic basin scale surveys.
Katrin Schroeder, Gian Pietro Gasparini, Mireno Borghini, Stefania Sparnocchia, Anna Vetrano, Federica Grilli, Mauro Marini and Elio Paschini………………………………

- The need for coordinated, repeated surveys in the Eastern Mediterranean Basin: a review of the Levantine Basin circulation and the Asia Minor Current.
Emin Özsoy and Ali Aydoğdu…………………………………………………

- Two decades of studies document oceanographic changes in the easternmost part of the Mediterranean Sea. Insights towards the design of repeated basin-wide surveys.
Nurit Kress, Isaac Gertman and Barak Herut…………………………

- Circulation pattern of the southeastern Mediterranean waters off Egypt: a review.
Mohamed A. Said…………………………………

- Surface and intermediate circulation in the Eastern Levantine Basin from in situ observations.
D.R. Hayes and G. Zodiatis……………………

- The Adriatic-Ionian Bimodal Oscillating System (BiOS) and the decadal variability of the thermohaline cells in the Eastern Mediterranean.
G. Civitarese and M. Gačić……………………

- SOCIB: the impact of new marine infrastructures in understanding and forecasting the Mediterranean Sea.
J. Tintoré, G. Vizoso, B. Casas, S. Ruiz, E. Heslop, L. Renault, T. Oguz, B. Garau, A. Pascual, M. Martínez-Ledesma, L. Gómez-Pujol, A. Álvarez-Ellacuría, A. Orfila, F. Alemany, D. Álvarez-Berastegui, P. Reglero, E. Massuti, P. Vélez-Belchí, J. Ruiz, M. Gómez, E. Álvarez and M. Manriquez……………………

- Origin of Dinoiphysis species bloom in the Northeastern Adriatic Sea.
Živana Ninčevic Gladan, Gordana Paklar-Beg, Ivona Marasović, Sanda Skejić and Branka Grbec…………………………………………

- SESAME Proposed WOCE-TYPE Stations in the Mediterranean and Black Seas.
E. Papathanassiou, D. Georgopoulos and A. Zatsepin…………………………………………

- Considerations for the implementation of a Med-SHIP program.
Isabelle Taupier-Letage…………………………………………

- The Ocean Data Network (ODN). A model of data management for a sustained hydrographic program.
Mokhtar Guerfi…………………………………………

III – Bibliographic References …………………………………………………………

IV – List of Participants …………………………………………………………………