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International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography (ITCOocean)

A two weeks training course on "Fundamentals of Ocean Climate Modeling at Global and Regional Scales" was held during August 5-14, 2013, in collaboration with the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Italy and CLIVAR.

Faculty - Dr. E. Curchister, Rutgers University, USA, Dr. S. Griffies, NOAA/GFDL, USA, Dr. J. John, NOAA/GFDL, USA, Dr. A. Schiller, CSIRO, Australia, Dr. P.S. Swathi, CMMACS, India, Dr. V. Balaji, Princeton University and NOAA/GFDL, USA, Dr. R. Farneti, ICTP, ITaly and Dr. M Ravichandran, INCOIS.

Number of Participants - 30, including five from IOR countries [Australia (CSIRO, University of Tasmania), Belgium (University Catholoque de Louvain), Kenya (Kenya Meteorological Department), Nigeria (University of Nigeria , Togo (University of Lome)] attended the course. Six Institutes in India, viz. IITM, INCOIS, CMMACS, NIO, IISc and Jadhavpur University participated in the course. The selection of participants was done jointly by INCOIS and ICTP, Italy.

The report on The Course is featured in The IUGG Electronic Journal - Volume 14 No. 11 (1 November 2014) - Click here to View

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