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Tropical Pacific Observing Needs to Advance Process Understanding and Representation in Models Workshop Logistics

Virtual Meeting

Meeting URL

The workshop will be 100% virtual and hosted on Webex. Please check your inbox for the URL to join.

Panel Sessions

There will be parallel panel discussions at the end of each day. Days 1 and 2 will have two panels each, covering different topics while day 3 will focus on one topic. We will use the breakout feature in Webex to host the panel discussions. Please review the session questions before each day and come prepared with discussion questions as well as what panel you would like to participate in. As these will be occurring at the same time, you will only be able to participate in one panel each day. You will make your selection on the day of.

Panel topics for day 1 (May 24, 2021)
Panel 1: Multi-scale ocean-atmosphere processes
Panel 2: Earth system prediction, predictability, and data assimilation

Panel topics for day 2 (May 25, 2021)
Panel 1: Atmosphere observing needs
Panel 2: BGC and ocean observing needs

Panel topic for day 3 (May 26, 2021)*
Coupled ocean-atmosphere observing needs
*Participants will be separated into four groups to allow for more intimate and engaging discussion.

Virtual Poster Gallery

The online poster gallery is available for viewing 24 hours/day for one year (check your email for the URL to the poster gallery). From May 24-26, you will be able to participate in a live video chat with poster presenters during the times reserved for the virtual poster sessions. If you are unable to visit a poster during the prescribed time, please reach out to the presenter to schedule a time outside of the workshop for discussion. You can also use the Slack workspace for further communication.


We will use Slack to further discussion that may not be covered during the workshop. An invitation was sent to all participants to participate in the "Tropical Pacific Observing Needs Workshop" workspace.


If you have technical problems (e.g., connecting to Webex, troubleshooting your audio/video), please contact Bret Batterman ( or Paul Martinez ( All other questions should be directed to Jennie Zhu ( or on Slack).

Meeting Menu




Poster Gallery

Registration is closed



Monday, May 24, 2021
14:00 - 18:00 EDT

Tuesday, May 25, 2021
14:00 - 18:00 EDT

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
14:00 - 19:00 EDT

Times are in Eastern Daylight Time (UTC -4)

Registration Fees

Participation is free of charge but registration is required



May 17, 2021

Abstract Submission

March 5, 2021