The purpose of this Workshop is to begin making plans for joint Korean-US research activities as part of the Second International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE-2) using the KUDOS Science Plan as a framework.

The 2nd

Korea-US Indian Ocean SCTR Research (KUDOS) Program Workshop

November 6 - 8, 2018

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

La Jolla, California


Tuesday, November 6


8:30 -9:00 am Opening session

Opening address

Sid Thurston, NOAA, Global Ocean Observations


Congratulatory remarks

ManWook Heo, the MOF(*)-NOAA Liaison Officer

* Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries, Republic of Korea


Welcome speech

TBD, SIO (Local Host)


9:00-10:30 am Overview Presentations (30 min each; 25 min presentation + 5 min for questions)


KUDOS Overview and Workshop Objectives

Mike McPhaden

NOAA/PMEL, Seattle


Theme 1: Ocean-atmosphere Interactions

Weiqing Han (via skype)

University of Colorado, Boulder


Theme 2: Ocean Circulation

Sunghyun Nam

Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea


10:30-11:00 am Break


11:00 am-12:30 pm Overview Presentations (continued)


Theme 3: Biogeochemisty and Carbon

TaeKuen Rho

KIOST, Busan, Korea


Theme 4: Climate Variability, Change and Extreme Events

Hyoun-Woo Kang

KIOST, Busan, Korea


Theme 5: Ecosystems and Fisheries

Raleigh Hood

University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science,  MD


12:30-1:30 Lunch including Remarks from Craig McLean, NOAA Assistant Administrator for Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR) and Acting Chief Scientist


1:30-2:30 Tour of Scripps Argo Laboratory, Mooring Laboratory and Lagrangian Drifter Laboratory


2:30-4:15 pm Contributed presentations (15 min each; 12 min presentations + 3 min for questions)


The Link Between the Mixed Layer Depth in the Seychelles-Chagos Thermocline Ridge and the Initiation of the Madden-Julian Oscillation

Teresa Cicerone

George Mason University


The Role of Oceanic Processes in the Initiation of Northern Winter Intraseasonal Oscillations over the Indian Ocean: Thermocline Ridge

Jason West

University of Colorado, Boulder


Sub- Inertial Baroclinic Resonance Around the Seychelles Plateau

Isabella Arenzo

University of California, San Diego/Scripps Institution of Oceanography


Assessing SMAP Sea Surface Salinity in the Tropical Indian Ocean

Viviane Menezes

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole MA


Shallow, cross-equatorial monsoon gyres of the northern Indian Ocean

Lisa Beal

University of Miami


Seasonal cycle and annual reversal of the Somali Current in an eddy-resolving global ocean model

He Wang

Scripps Institution of Oceanography


4:00-4:30 pm Break


4:30-5:15 pm Contribute Presentations (continued)


Evaluation of SCTR simulated by CMIP5 models

Chan Joo Jang (via skype)

KIOST, Busan, Korea


Using cruises & BioArgo float data to estimate DOC in N.E.Pacific Ocean

Dennis Hansell

University of Miami


Meridional Distribution of Fluorescent Dissolved Organic Matter in W.Indian Ocean during July 2017

Dong-Jin Kang

KIOST, Busan, Korea


5:15-6:00 pm Discussion


6:00 pm End of Day 1


6:00-8:00 Reception


Wednesday, November 7


9:00 am-9:30 Recap of Day 1


9:30 am-12:00 pm Breakout groups to focus on scientific themes/hypotheses

(anywhere from 1 to 5 groups)


12:00-12:30 pm Report outs on progress in plenary


12:30-1:30 pm Lunch


1:30-4:00 pm Break outs reconvene to focus on science themes

and begin discussion of implementation strategies


4:00-5:00 pm Report outs and plenary discussion of project implementation strategies


5:00 pm End of Day 2


Thursday, November 8


9:00-9:30 pm Recap of Day 2


9:30-11:30 am Breakouts reconvene to finalize science plans, implementation strategies, timelines, proposal writing and other practicalities.


11:30 am-12:30 pm Final plenary


12:30-1:30 pm Lunch

1:30 pm End of Day 3

Micheal McPhaden
Hyoun-Woo Kang
Chan Joo Jang
Taegeun Rho
Sung Hyun Nam
Seoul National Univ
Uwe Send
Jerry Wiggart
Univ of S.Mississippi
Raleigh Hood
Univ of Maryland
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