Session A: OPENING
The Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS) and Argo - A. Fischer, Head of GOOS Project Office
European strategy for Research Infrastructures - P. Froissard, DG Research & Innovation, European Commission
A Decade of Argo: Achievements and Future Challenges - S. Wijffels, CSIRO, Australia
The long term contribution of Europe to Argo - P.Y. Le Traon, Ifremer, France
Understanding the Argo Data Management System - S. Pouliquen, Ifremer, France
Session B: SEA LEVEL AND ARGO
The role of Argo steric sea level within the global sea level budget - K. von Schuckmann, DT-INSU, France
A global view of steric and sea surface height variability, 2004 - 2011 - D. Roemmich, Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, U.S.A.
The relationships between Argo Steric Height and AVISO Sea Surface Height. - P. Sutton, NIWA, New Zealand
Understanding the annual cycle in sea surface height. - D. Giglio, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, U.S.A.
Steric and Barotropic Modes of Sea Level Variability in the North Atlantic - S. Esselborn, GFZ, Helmholtz Centre Potsdam, Germany
Session C: HEAT AND SALT BUDGET
Ocean heat and salt calculations using Argo data at NODC - T. Boyer, National Oceanographic Data Center, U.S.A.
Estimation of Fresh and Salt Water Transports in the Indian Ocean - S. Bulusu, University of South Carolina, U.S.A.
Detecting the average footprint of tropical cyclone induced ocean thermal changes based on Argo data - L. Cheng, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Oceanic fluxes and storage of freshwater in the North Atlantic - B. King, National Oceanography Centre, UK
Argo-based estimates of the oceanic heat content variability: impact of the array's geometry - M. Juza, SOCIB, Spain
Monitoring the Ocean from observations - S. Guinehut, CLS, Space Oceanography Division, France
Session D: MOC and LARGE SCALE CIRCULATION
MOC, Heat Content and Air-sea Interaction during the MOC slow- down in 2009 - N. Wells, University of Southampton; UK
Estimating the residual overturning circulation - P. Cessi, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, U.S.A.
Meridional transport in the South Pacific: Assessing ENSO and SAM related variability - N. Zilberman, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, U.S.A.
Use of ARGO floats to study the ocean dynamics south of Africa: what we have learned from the GoodHope project and what we plan within the SAMOC international programme - S. Speich, Laboratoire de Physique des Océans, UMR 6523, France