National Partnership for Ocean Prediction


Ocean Prediction Workshop 15 - 17 May 2018, Foresight Centre, Liverpool 

A workshop exploring Ocean Prediction science across scales and disciplines and how to meet ocean users’ needs

The workshop is open to scientists working in areas relevant to ocean prediction, including modelling, use of observations and providing ocean services. Users of ocean information are also welcomed



To download a copy of the abstracts, please click here.

Posters & Presentations

Title Author Category
MMO Evidence Team: Ocean prediction modelling needs  Chris Graham Presentation
Temperature and PAR as predictors of chlorophyll in the subtropical gyres Jim Aiken Poster
AMM15: Next generation ocean forecast model for the UK shelf seas Jennifer Graham Presentation
Strategies for optimising operational decisions using probabilistic marine forecasts Dr Edward Steele Presentation
Accurate calculation of pressure forces using steeply sloping coordinates Mike Bell Poster
Assisted cascading of shelf waters in the Black Sea Georgy Shapiro Poster
Variational bias correction of Sea Surface Temperature observations James While Presentation
Ocean-wave coupled modelling at km-scale for the North West Shelf Huw Lewis Presentation
Improving the initialisation of our operational shelf-seas models Robert King Presentation
Assimilating satellite sea surface salinity data from SMOS, Aquarius and SMAP into the global FOAM ocean forecasting system Matt Martin & Robert King Poster
Marine Scotland Science's Oceanographic Observing & Modelling Framework Alejandro Gallego Poster
Developments in HF radar technology, applications and accuracy Lucy Wyatt Poster

Workshop Schedule

To view the schedule for the workshop, please click here.



Main Workshop Venue The Foresight Centre 

The Foresight Centre, Browlow Street, located in the Grade 2 listed historic building forming part of the University of Liverpool Campus.


Liverpool has a wealth of local hotels please click here to view a list.

To download a conference flyer please click here 


For science information please contact Dr Lucy Bricheno by clicking here 

For Logistic information please contact Linda Ravera by clicking here