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Contribution to the 14thASOF-ISSG Meeting and Workshop, March 20 - 22, 2017, Sopot, Poland at the Institute of Oceanology PAS.
More about ASOF
ASOF is an international program on the oceanography of the Arctic and Subarctic seas and their role in climate. ASOF focusses on ocean fluxes of mass, heat, freshwater, and ice in the Arctic and Subarctic oceans. See here: http://asof.awi.de/
About the meeting
Arctic and sub-Arctic ocean observations: where do we go?
New Arctic and sub-Arctic observational programs are upcoming, enhancing ongoing activities. These focus on an Arctic observing system (e.g. INTAROS, AOS), high-latitude/mid-latitude interaction (e.g. APPLICATE, BLUE ACTION), prediction capabilities (e.g. YOPP, SIPN) or the drifting observatory MOSAIC, to name a few. At the same time we have seen the cessation of a number of long-term observational programs in the Arctic and sub-Arctic.
With a temporal horizon of 5 years in mind, we suggest to discuss the path of Arctic observations in the context of ASOF: