U.S. GLOBEC Georges Bank
Phase III Open Planning Meeting
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Bay State Conference Center


An open meeting to discuss and plan Phase III of the U.S. GLOBEC Georges Bank Program will be held on November 3 and 4, 1997. Anyone planning to respond to this Announcement of Opportunity is encouraged to register and attend this open meeting.

Here is the preliminary agenda for the Phase III Open Planning Meeting. We have tried to structure the meeting so that as much interaction, discussion, and planning can take place as possible.

Day 1: Monday, November 3, 1997

0900 Opening remarks (Peter Wiebe)
  1. Introductions (name, organization)
  2. Meeting purpose
  3. Structure of meeting
  4. Review of Program goals and Phase I and II
  5. Objectives of Phase III

1000 Break

1015 Conceptual basis of Phase III - cross-frontal exchanges

1100 Individual presentations

  • Each attendee is invited to make a five (5) minute presentation on what they will propose. A final list of speakers will be made up at the meeting. Please submit speaker name and title of talk before the meeting if possible. Send this information, via e-mail, to rgroman@whoi.edu.

    Use the following organization to decide in which area your proposal(s) will best fit:

    1. Broad-scale studies (Drifters/remote sensing/shipboard sampling/moorings)
    2. Process studies
    3. Retrospective analyses
    4. Modeling
    5. Other
    1200 Lunch - Dining Hall (Cafeteria style)

    1300 Individual presentations (continued)

    1530 Break

    1545 Working group sessions

    1700 End of day 1

    Day 2: Tuesday, November 4, 1997

    0900 Report of working groups and discussion

    1000 Break - coffee, tea in back of room

    1015 Development of draft ship schedule

    1100 Development of proposal cover document

    1200 Lunch - Dining Hall (Cafeteria style)

    1300 Reconvene to complete organization of draft ship schedule and writing of other meeting documents. Working Groups or collaborating scientists can continue planning discussions.

    Last modified: October 31, 1997