SPECIAL MARSEILLE TOPICS

  1. OCEANS: A KEYNOTE OF THE CLIMATE CHANGE?
    1.1 Marine observatories
    1.2 Renewable energies
    1.3 Ocean noise evolution
    1.4 Marine life transformation

STANDARD OCEANS TECHNICAL TOPICS

  1. UNDERWATER ACOUSTICS AND ACOUSTICAL OCEANOGRAPHY
    1.1 Sonar and transducers
    1.2 Calibration of acoustic systems and metrology
    1.3 Sound propagation and scattering
    1.4 Acoustical oceanography
    1.5 Geoacoustic inversion
    1.6 Bioacoustics
    1.7 Seismo-acoustics
    1.8 Ocean noise
    1.9 Signal coherence and fluctuation
  2. SONAR SIGNAL / IMAGE PROCESSING AND COMMUNICATION
    2.1 Sonar signal processing
    2.2 Array signal processing and array design
    2.3 Model-based signal processing techniques
    2.4 Vector sensor processing
    2.5 Synthetic aperture (active and passive)
    2.6 Classification and pattern recognition (parametric and non-parametric)
    2.7 Sonar imaging
    2.8 Acoustic telemetry and communication
    2.9 Biologically inspired processing
  3. OCEAN OBSERVING PLATFORMS, SYSTEMS, AND INSTRUMENTATION
    3.1 Automatic control
    3.2 Current measurement technology
    3.3 Oceanographic instrumentation and sensors
    3.4 Systems and observatories
    3.5 Buoy technology
    3.6 Cables and connectors
    3.7 Marine geodetic information systems
  4. REMOTE SENSING
    4.1 Air / sea interaction
    4.2 Lidar
    4.3 Passive observing sensors
    4.4 Coastal radars
    4.5 Ocean color and hyperspectral measurements
    4.6 Airborne and satellite radar and SAR
    4.7 Operational observation
    4.8 Sensor synergy
    4.9 Space systems
  5. OCEAN DATA VISUALIZATION, MODELING, AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
    5.1 Access, custody, and retrieval of data
    5.2 Data visualization
    5.3 Numerical modeling and simulation
    5.4 Marine GIS and data fusion
    5.5 Information management
    5.6 Data assimilation
    5.7 Real-Time Data Quality Control
  6. MARINE ENVIRONMENT, OCEANOGRAPHY, AND METEOROLOGY
    6.1 Oceanography: physical, geological, chemical, biological
    6.2 Marine geology and geophysics
    6.3 Hydrography / seafloor mapping / geodesy
    6.4 Hydrodynamics
    6.5 Marine life and ecosystems
    6.6 Meteorology
    6.7 Pollution monitoring
    6.8 Mineral resources
  7. OPTICS, IMAGING, VISION, AND E-M SYSTEMS
    7.1 Imaging and vision
    7.2 Beam propagation
    7.3 Optical sensors and adaptive optics
    7.4 Marine optics technology and instrumentation
    7.5 Holography and 3D imaging
    7.6 Optical communication
    7.7 E-M sensing
  8. MARINE LAW, POLICY, MANAGEMENT, AND EDUCATION
    8.1 Coastal zone management
    8.2 Ocean economic potential
    8.3 Marine law and policy
    8.4 International issues
    8.5 Marine safety and security
    8.6 Law of the Sea and UNCLOS
    8.7 Ocean resources
    8.8 Marine education and outreach
    8.9 Marine archaeology
  9. OFFSHORE STRUCTURES AND TECHNOLOGY
    9.1 Ocean energy
    9.2 Ropes and tension members
    9.3 Offshore structures
    9.4 Marine materials science
    9.5 Marine salvage
    9.6 Diving
    9.7 Pollution clean-up and pollution remediation
    9.8 Deepwater development technology
    9.9 Seafloor engineering
    9.10 Ocean exploration
  10. OCEAN VEHICLES AND FLOATING STRUCTURES
    10.1 Vehicle design
    10.2 Vehicle navigation
    10.3 Vehicle performance
    10.4 Autonomous underwater vehicles
    10.5 Manned underwater vehicles
    10.6 Remotely operated vehicles
    10.7 Dynamic positioning
    10.8 Moorings, rigging, and anchors
    10.9 Naval architecture