May 2017, Toulouse, France

First CROCO User Meeting at Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées in Toulouse.

Some of the presentations can be downloaded there.


Monday, May 22: CROCO Overview

  • Philosophy behind CROCO (R. Benshila, F.Dumas)
  • Detailed introduction of the code (R. Benshila)
  • CROCO numerics (F. Lemarie)
  • Non-hydrostatic option 1 (F. Auclair, L. Bordois)
  • Non-hydrostatic option 2 (G. Roullet)
  • Multi-grid and HPC (L. Debreu)
  • Coupling (S. Jullien)
  • Near-shore capabilities (R. Benshila)

Tuesday, May 23: Applications

  • An example of ROMS/CROCO regional and realistic simulation around southern Africa : Set-up, run and downscaling capabilities (G. Cambon)
  • Modulation of Western Boundary Currents by Oceanic Current Interactions with theAtmosphere (L. Renault)
  • The interannual variability of the South Vietnam upwelling (D. Nguyen Dac, M. Herrmann, R. Morrow1, F. Nino, Nguyen Minh Huan2 Nguyen Quoc Trinh)
  • Introduction of the effects of a barrier reef in the CROCO model for the modeling of lagoon hydrodynamic circulation: Example of the Tulear Lagoon (Madagascar) (M. Sow, C. Chevalier, B. Ali Sow , J.L.Devenon)
  • Parametrization of the wave effect on the cross-reef flux for lagoon modeling: case of the Ouano lagoon in New Caledonia. (F. Locatelli, M. Sow, C. Chevalier, J.-L. Devenon, D. Sous)
  • Interannual evolutions of (sub)mesoscale dynamics in the Bay of Biscay (G. Charria, S. Theetten, F. Vandermeirsch, O. Yelekçi and N. Audiffren)
  • Overview of operational modelling and modelling downstream services at the Marine Institute, Ireland. (T. Dabrowski, K. Lyons, I. Mamoutos, E. O’Rourke)
  • Some applications of the MUSTANG sediment model (B. Thouvenin, F. Grasso, P. Le Hir, R. Verney, B. Mengual)
  • Needs and expectations from the CROCO project from a benthic ecologist perspective (Based on a synthesis of past and Ongoing applications of MARS3D for ecological modelling At LEBCO, IFREMER). (M. Marzloff, P. Cugier, A. Menesguen, Y. Thomas)
  • Anthropogenic very Short Lived Halocarbons (VSLH) from seaweed farming in South East Asian region (A. K. Yadav)
  • Linking the traits diversity of autotrophic plankton to the environment forcing in coastal waters with coupled biological/physical models. (M. Sourisseau, M. Cadier, L. Memery, T. Gorgues, G. Le Gland, V. Le Guennec, A. Chapelle, M. Plus)
  • On teaching ocean numerical modelling – lessons from the classroom (A. Sepulveda, O. Artal)

Organizing Committee

Pr. Eric Chassignet, Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS)

Rachid Benshila, Laboratoire d’Etudes en Géophysique et Océanographie Spatiales (LEGOS)