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Tides Workshop at Bureau of Meteorology Adelaide

The Tidal Unit, Bureau of Meteorology conducted their Tides Workshop in Adelaide from 16 to 18 May 2016. The Permanent Committee for Tides and Mean Sea Level (PCTMSL) and BOM sponsored the tides workshop, aiming to raise the level of tidal knowledge of those people involved in marine operations, hydrographic surveying and data collection.

bom tidesworkshopParticipants of BOM Tides WorkshopThe workshop focused on:

  • Tidal theory
  • Storm surges and extreme events
  • Mean sea level and climate variability
  • Climate change and sea level rise
  • Instrumentation
  • Real time systems and meteorological sensors
  • Benchmark levelling and datums
  • Tidal models
  • Data analysis and quality control
  • Archiving and quality assurance

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