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   • Information
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   • List of Exhibitors

Technical Program
   • Preliminary Program
   • Final Program



Workshop Contacts

Abstract Submission Information

Important Dates
Abstract Deadline:
   14 February 2006
Electronic Presentation Due:
   6 March 2006
Early Registration Due:
   14 February 2006
Exhibitor's Deadline:
   24 February 2006

Submit an abstract

An abstract of 200 to 250 words must be emailed to Judy Rizoli (jrizoli@whoi.edu) by February 14, 2006. Upon acceptance of the abstract the author(s) will be notified by e-mail. [An electronic copy of each speaker's presentation material will be due to Rick Cole rcole@marine.usf.edu by March 6, 2006.]

Theme and Technical Topics

Special Session theme is: Buoy Systems at Sea Performance: Longevity and Failure Modes.

The Speaker Program will cover significant technological aspects of oceanographic and ocean engineering buoy systems and their components worldwide.

Topics for the 2006 workshop will include:
  • Shallow water and deep water buoy based ocean observatories
  • Hydrodynamic modeling of buoy systems under wind drag, ocean currents and sea state action
  • Buoy mooring configurations, materials, and components
  • Light-weight EM and EOM buoy mooring cables and their terminations
  • Compliant mooring shock absorbers with incorporated electrical and optical linkage
  • Drifting and profiling buoys
  • Telemetry and power linkage between surface buoys, in-line sensors, and ocean bottom sensors
  • Unexpected or unexplainable failures, lessons learned, successful fixes
  • At sea deployment, servicing, and retrieval


Prospective authors are to submit a 200-word abstract, including the title and name(s) of all authors, their affiliations, and current address). A telephone number and email address for the corresponding/presenting author must also be included. All text is required to be in MS Word and left justified using font size 12 with one-inch margins on all sides. Please do not use equations or graphics in the abstract.

Submission Procedures

To submit your abstracts, go to the Buoy Workshop Web site abstract submission form.

Technical Inquires
Phone: +1-508-289-3506
Email: wpaul@whoi.edu
Phone: +1-508-289-2456
Email: jrizoli@whoi.edu




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