OGP/JCOMM/WCRP Workshop on Climate Change and the Offshore Industry

WMO Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland

27-29 May 2008

A workshop on “Climate change and the offshore industry”, co-sponsored by the Met-Ocean Committee of the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (OGP), the WMO and IOC through the Joint Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology (JCOMM) and the World Climate Research Programme was held at the Headquarters of the World Meteorological Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, from 27 to 29 May 2008.

Objectives of the Workshop



OGP Technical Report Series JCOMM Technical Report Series WCRP Technical Report Series


List of Participants Photos



Organizing Committee

Mr Christopher Shaw, Chairperson of the OGP Met-ocean Committee

Dr Colin Grant, Met-ocean advisor, OGP

Mr Cort Cooper, Met-ocean advisor, OGP

Mr Johannes Guddal, former JCOMM Co-president

Dr Craig Donlon, Coordinator of the JCOMM Services Programme Area

Mr Val Swail, Chairperson of the JCOMM Expert Team on Wind Waves and Storm Surges

Dr John Church, Chairperson of the Joint Scientific Committee of the WCRP

Dr Sergey Gulev, Officer of the Joint Scientific Committee of the WCRP

Dr Vladimir Ryabinin, Joint Planning Staff for WCRP

Dr Albert Fischer, IOC Secretariat for JCOMM and WCRP

Ms Alice Soares, WMO Secretariat for JCOMM