OCEANS`13 MTS/IEEE San Diego, September 23-26, An Ocean in Common, is calling for technical papers and posters and student competition posters. Abstracts are due May 3.
An Ocean in Common is bringing together global and community leaders in government, science, engineering, enterprise, and industry, making it the largest and most comprehensive ocean science and engineering gathering in U.S. history. The conference features tutorials, multiple tracks of technical sessions, keynote speakers, receptions, public exhibit halls, a banquet on USS Midway, and side events to enjoy before and after the conference.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, the OCEANS'13 MTS/IEEE San Diego academic host, will celebrate its 110th anniversary during the event.
General themes for papers and posters include local topics that showcase San Diego’s leading role in marine innovation and maritime history, and core technical tracks.
The local topics are Deepest Ocean Operations; San Diego Maritime History; Wrecks to Reefs; 50 Years of Marine Technology; Government/Industry/Academia Synergy; Ocean Gliders - Technology and Applications; and Marine Security and Defense.
The core technical tracks are Underwater Acoustics and Acoustical Oceanography; Sonar Signal/Image Processing and Communication; Ocean Observing Platforms, Systems and Instrumentation; Remote Sensing; Ocean Data Visualization, Modeling and Information Management; Marine Environment, Oceanography and Meteorology; Optics, Imaging, Vision and E-M Systems; Marine Law, Policy, Management and Education; Offshore Structures and Technology; Ocean Vehicles and Floating Structures; and Ocean Energy.
Abstract submission and notification
Abstract submissions are due by May 3. Authors will be notified on June 7, and the final deadline for papers and posters is July 26, to be included in the OCEANS`13 MTS/IEEE San Diego Proceedings. Student poster competition winners will be selected to attend the conference. Papers presented at the conference will be included in the Proceedings and published in IEEE Xplore.
For more information on Call for Abstracts or to submit ideas for Special Sessions, please contact Barbara Fletcher, Technical Program Chair.
Be part of An Ocean in Common - celebrating MTS 50th Anniversary
Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, is one of the oldest, largest, and most important centers for global science research and education in the world. Now in its second century of discovery, the scientific scope of the institution has grown to include biological, physical, chemical, geological, geophysical, and atmospheric studies of the earth as a system. Hundreds of research programs covering a wide range of scientific areas are under way today on every continent and in every ocean. The institution has a staff of more than 1,400 and annual expenditures of approximately $195 million from federal, state, and private sources. Scripps operates robotic networks and one of the largest U.S. academic fleets. Birch Aquarium at Scripps serves as the interpretive center of the institution and showcases Scripps research and a diverse array of marine life through exhibits and programming for more than 430,000 visitors each year. Learn more at scripps.ucsd.edu.
About UC San Diego
The University of California, San Diego is a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public institution that provides opportunity for all. Recognized as one of the top 15 research universities worldwide and born of a culture of collaboration, UC San Diego sparks discoveries that advance society, drive economic growth and positively impact the world. Our students, who learn from Nobel laureates, MacArthur Fellows and National Academy members, are committed to public service. For the sixth consecutive year, UC San Diego has been ranked first in the nation based on research, civic engagement and social mobility. We are one campus with multiple pillars of excellence, a top ten public university that is transforming lives, shaping new disciplines and advancing the frontiers of knowledge. Learn more at www.ucsd.edu.