CROCO Coastal and Regional Ocean COmmunity model

Users Meeting

Location

The Meeting will take place at Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées (14-166, avenue Edouard Belin),  Toulouse, south of France. It will be located room La Rotonde, at the entrance of the observatory.

Venue

The meeting takes place at « La délégation régionale Midi-Pyrénées », on the site of Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées, 30 minutes by metro and bus from Toulouse city center, room La Rotonde

From the city center: take the subway line B to « Ramonville ». Get off at « Faculté de Pharmacie ». The bus stop is just at the exit.  Take the bus line 78 direction Saint-Orens-Lycée and get off at « CNES-IAS ». Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées is just across the street and Délégation Régionale just at the entrance?

Tickets (€1.60) can be bought at any subway or tram station or from the bus driver. One ticket allows you to travel for one hour on any public transportation (tramway, subway, bus).

General information on Toulouse public transportation network (Tisseo company) is available here: http://www.tisseo.fr/en/home

Note that free access bicyles are also available in Toulouse : http://www.velo.toulouse.fr

See also Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées access sketch.

To reach Toulouse city center from the airport:

Tramway runs every 10 min from Toulouse airport to city center (Destination: « Palais de justice »). Tickets (€1.60) can be bought at the tram station (automated ticket machine). One ticket allows you to travel for one hour on any public transport (tramway, subway, bus).
Connection from the tram to the subway line A at « Arenes », line B at « Palais de Justice ».

The airport shuttle bus connects Toulouse airport to city center every 20 min. Tickets (€8) can be bought on board the shuttle from the conductor.
Connection to the subway line B at « Compans Caffarelli » stop, line A&B at « Jean Jaurès » stop.

Taxis await you on arrival of each plane

Detailed informations are available on the airport website : http://www.toulouse.aeroport.fr/en/passengers/to-and-from/public-transport

Hotels

Suggestions are available on Toulouse official tourisme office : http://www.toulouse-visit.com/Prepare-your-stay/Place-to-sleep

Organizing Committee

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

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

Contacts



OBSERVATOIRE MIDI-PYRENEES : 14, avenue Edouard Belin - 31400 TOULOUSE - Tél. +33 (0)5 61 33 29 29 - Fax : +33 (0)5 61 33 28 88

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