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February 12, 2018

Ocean Microstructure Glider Workshop Announced

(Image: Rockland Scientific)

(Image: Rockland Scientific)

Rockland Scientific and the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences announced a specialized training program for Rockland turbulence measurement systems that are integrated with ocean gliders.

Ocean Microstructure Glider (OMG) 2018 will be hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Glider Initiative & Collaboration (MAGIC) at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences St. Georges, Bermuda from May 28 to June 1.
Classroom and field training will be optimized for both scientists and technicians and facilitated by instrument specialists from Rockland Scientific.
Fees to attend OMG 2018 are $1,650 and do not include transportation and accommodation. Dormitory room and board at BIOS is available.
Contact [email protected] to register.

Preliminary Program
Day 1, May 28
•The Turbulence Mixer Kick-Off Reception
Day 2, May 29 Classroom
•Overview of OMG Measurement System
•Ocean Microstructure Measurement Theory & Sensors
•Data Acquisition Software
•Pre-Deployment Checks
Day 3, May 30 Field Day
•Field measurements with OMG
•Group 1 morning
•Group 2 afternoon
Day 4, May 31 Classroom
•Post Cruise Maintenance
•Data Conversion and Processing
•Special Topics Presentation
•Guest Speaker TBD
•OMG Banquet Dinner
Day 5, June 1 Breakout Rooms
•Advanced Data Processing and Analysis - for scientists
•Advanced Troubleshooting - for technicians
•Special Topics Presentations - guest speakers TBD
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