General Assembly 2012

Cara - CariCOOS

Caribbean Regional Association for Coastal Ocean Observing

 

General Assembly

 

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

 

Meeting Agenda

 

 

9:00 AM          Registration

 

10:00 AM        Introductory remarks:

Dr. Jorge E. Corredor

CaRA Council Chairman, Associate Director CariCOOS

Dr. Juan López-Garriga

Dean UPRM Art & Sciences Faculty

Dr. Walter Silva

Director UPRM Research & Development Center

Hon. Barbara Peterson

Administrator St. Thomas USVI

Mr. Ernesto Díaz

Director PR CZMP/DNRE

Capt. Drew Pearson

Commander USCG Sector San Juan

 

10:15 AM        Director’s Welcome and Executive Report

Prof. Julio Morell, Executive Director CaRA/CariCOOS

 

10:30 AM        IOOS update – Gabrielle Canonico IOOS

 

10:45 AM        Presentation of CariCOOS – NWS MOA

                        Prof. Julio Morell, Executive Director CaRA/CariCOOS

 and

Mr. Gary Votaw MIC NWS San Juan WFO

 

11:00 AM        COFFEE BREAK

POSTERS and EXHIBITS

 

11:30 AM        CariCOOS observations and models: current state and system perspectives 

Dr. Miguel Canals, Associate Director CariCOOS

11:45 AM        CariCOOS Data Management and Communications:

Dr. Jorge Capella

12:00 M          EcoExploratorio de PR

Ms. Ada Monzón, M.Sc.                    

                                                           

12:15 PM        CaRA VI Updates on Modeling and Outreach

                        Dr. Nasseer Idrisi / Prof. Roy A. Watlington

12:30 PM       CariCOOS Outreach and Education

Dr. Yasmín Detrés, O&E Coordinator

·         “Clima Costero de Nuestras Islas” - Educational Module 

·         Web page tutorials

·         Summer Camp

·         Other education & outreach activities

 

12:45 PM        WeatherFlow and CariCOOS

 Mr. Jay Titlow, Dr. Luis Aponte

 

  1:00 PM        Working Lunch

                        POSTER and EXHIBITS

 

  2:15 PM        CaRA Stakeholders Council Business Meeting

Dr. Jorge Corredor, Chairman

 

Certification criteria – Lic. Francis Torres, CaRA Legal Counsel

 

  3:30 PM        COFFEE BREAK

                        POSTERS and EXHIBITS

 

  3:45 PM        International Affairs

a.    CARICOM – Eugenio Piñero

b.    IOCARIBE – Aurelio Mercado

 

Date and venue for next GA

 

 4:30 PM         Adjourn

PRESENTATIONS



IOOS Program Overview


Gabrielle Canonico


CaRA Progress Report


Prof. Julio Morell


CariCOOS Observations & Models


Dr. Miguel Canals


Education Outreach 2012


Dr. Yazmín Detrés


CariCOOS DMAC


Dr. Jorge Capella


VI CaRA Activities


Prof. Roy Watlington


EcoExploratorio de Puerto Rico


Ada Monzón


WeatherFlow and CariCOOS


Dr. Luis Aponte & Mr. Jay Titlow