4th Asia-Oceania Meteorological Satellite Users Conference

9 - 11 October 2013, Melbourne, Australia

 
 

Following on from successful conferences in China, Japan and Korea, the 4th Asia-Oceania Meteorological Satellite Users Conference will be hosted by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. The conference will be held in Melbourne on 9, 10 and 11 October 2013 and will be preceded by a regional training event.

This conference is the eminent scientific event in the Asia-Pacific for those scientists working in satellite remote sensing with applications in meteorology, climatology, oceanography and related fields. The attendees will include world leaders in the field of satellite meteorology, satellite operators and leading scientists from around the world.

Topical areas to be covered at the conference include:

  • Current and future meteorological satellite programs
  • Facilitation of data access and utilisation
  • Atmospheric parameters derived from satellite observations
  • Application of satellite data to weather analysis and disaster monitoring
  • Application of satellite data to numerical weather prediction
  • Application of satellite data to climate and environmental monitoring
  • Land surface and ocean parameters derived from satellite observations
  • Capacity building and training activities

The meeting will be held at the Melbourne Convention Centre with catering for lunches and breaks for the full three days. In addition we are hosting an Ice breaker evening at the Koori Heritage Trust with catering provided by Black Olive, and an official dinner at Rivers Edge Events.

Melbourne is the cultural, sporting and culinary hub of Australia with a wide range of cultural backgrounds calling the city home. The city has a diverse range of restaurants and a vibrant nightlife. Local scenic attractions include Chinatown, the laneways and shopping in the Bourke Street Mall. For natural scenery, experience Healesville Sanctuary, Port Phillip Bay, or the Twelve Apostles on the south coast. 

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