ANMN QC Summit meeting

 

Venue:  Freycinet Room, Building 1

CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research

Castray Esplanade, Hobart Tasmania

 

10-12 December 2013

 

Full Agenda can be downloaded here

Report and Conclusions can be downloaded here

 

DAY 1 – ADCPs

PRESENTATIONS:

 

1)  0930:      Welcome and development of workshops and working groups for QC procedures across the ANMN  (Tim Lynch - 5 mins + 5 mins discussion)

2)  0940:      Introduction and Terms of Reference ADCP working group  (Craig Steinberg and Bec Cowley - 5 mins + 5 mins discussion)

3)  0950:      IMOS Toolbox QC overview  (Guillaume Galibert - 5 mins + 5 mins discussion)

4)  1000:      Case study 1- Deep  (Bec Cowley - 30 mins + 10 mins discussion)

1040:   MORNING TEA (20 mins)

5)   1100:      Case study 2 – Shelf  (Alessandra Mantovanelli - 30 mins + 10 mins discussion)

6)   1140:     Case study 3 – Coastal / Macro tidal/turbid  (Craig Steinberg - 5 mins + 5 mins discussion)  (Events of Interest:  Internal waves, Significant weather, turbulence)

7)   1150:      Uptake – ADCP data and QC: users perspective (David Griffin – 20 min)

8)   1210:-    QARTOD response & lessons for IMOS  (Craig Steinberg and Guillaume Galibert 10mins + 10mins discussion)

1230:   LUNCH (1 hour)

DISCUSSIONS:

9) 1330:     ADCP workshop - Session 1 (Craig Steinberg)

-    The need for an expert working group  

-    Where to from here?

-    Toolbox development and priorities

-     Calibration

1515:   AFTERNOON TEA (15 minutes)

10)  1530:   ADCP workshop - Session 2  (Craig Steinberg - 40 mins)

 -     Real time QC

 -     Waves and secondary products

11)          Sub-facility leaders meeting – (offsite)

Half page summary- IMOS ADCP working group

 

DAY 1 - Alternative session – BGC database training – Huon Room

1)   0930:     Welcome and development of workshops and working groups for QC procedures across the ANMN  (Tim Lynch) (5 mins + 5+ mins discussion)

Move rooms to the Huon Room

2)  0950:      Uploading data to the BGC oracle database - Workshop session 1 – Deep (Claire Davies and Margaret Miller)

1030:   MORNING TEA (20 mins)

3)   1050:      Uploading data to the BGC oracle database - Workshop session 2 – Deep (Claire Davies and Margaret Miller)

1230:   LUNCH (1 hour) – move back to Freycinet Room

  

DAY 2 – Satellite Calibration and Validation work and BGC database

 

1)   0930:      Bio-Optics working group – Satellite Calibration and validation workshop Session 1 (Martina Doblin)

Aim:   Improve the ANMN mission for satellite validation and calibration

Sampling design

Sensors locations

-            On the mooring

-            Geographically

Operational constraints

Scientific rationale for validation of satellite products

Finance – let’s write some grants with extensive in-kind

1030:   MORNING TEA (20 mins)

3)  1050:      Bio-Optics working group – Satellite Calibration and validation workshop Session 2 (Martina Doblin)

Sampling design BGC

BGC sampling

1230:   LUNCH (1 hour)

4) 1330: Using and QC for the BGC Oracle database workshop – Session 1  (Claire Davies and Margaret Miller)

1510:   AFTERNOON TEA

5) 1530:   Using and QC for the BGC Oracle database workshop – Session 2  (Claire Davies and Margaret Miller)

 

DAY 3 – Profling CTD and Matlab toolbox

1)  0930:      Profiling CTD workshop (Val Latham, Rob Kay and Cristian MunozMas - 45mins)

2)  1015:      ANFOG CTD and Oxygen data improvements (Claire Gourcuff - 15 mins)

1030:   MORNING TEA (20 mins)

3)  1050:      Matlab toolbox update and workshop (Guillaume Galibert – 50 mins)

 4) 1140:      Matlab toolbox discussion – priorities for development (Guillaume Galibert and Craig Steinberg – 50 mins)

1230:   LUNCH (1 hour)

5)  1330:      Comparing two semi-autonomous QC systems (Matlab toolbox and Fuzzy logic) to an expert oceanographer (Morello et al submitted) – (Tim Lynch – 20 mins)

6)  1350:      Experiment with graded flags, and creation of burst-averaged WQM data products the burst-averaged WQM product (Monique Breslin and Marty Hidas - 50mins)

7)  1440:      a) "Measurement uncertainties" -- i.e. estimating "error bars" for each measured value

                     b) "WQM pathological time-stamping" -- some WQM files have timestamps jumping back & forth over a large range, well outside the duration of the deployment.
(Monique Breslin and Marty Hidas - 50mins)

1530:     AFTERNOON TEA (20 mins)

8)  1550:      Future development of QC procedures and close – (Tim Lynch)

Half page summary        -      Val’s to come

                                      -   Cristian – IMOS Profiling CTD Data