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2017 Community News

February 8, 2017 : Kimball Millikan from University of Hawaii visited
2016 Community News

December 12-15, 2016 : James Behrens attended American Geophysical

September 19, 2016 : James Behrens, research/development engineer, joins the CDIP team

September 19-22, 2016 : Julie Thomas attends Oceans 2016 MTS/IEEE in Monterey, CA

June 2-3, 2016 : Darren Wright attended DMAC conference in Silversprings, MD

April 19-26, 2016 : Andrew Gray and Victor Aguilar attend the Marine Technology Society Buoy Workshop in Falmouth, MA

April 7, 2016 : Grant Cameron and Darren Wright attend AWSome Day in Orange County, CA

March 1-3, 2016 : Les Hanson attends USACE meeting in Gulfport, MS
2015 Community News

August 10-13, 2015 : Darren Wright attends the SDSC High-Performance Computing workshop

July 29, 2015 : Julie Thomas and Eric Terrill host USCG Commandant, Admiral Paul Zukunft

July 20-24, 2015 : Darren Wright and Sarah Heim attend Unidata workshop in Colorado

May 26-29, 2015 : Darren Wright attends IOOS DMAC at Silversprings, MD

May 15, 2015 : Coastal Sediments Conference Field trip visit to CDIP

May 12, 2015 : CDIP hosts Robert Jensen from US Army Corps of Engineers

February 26, 2015 : CDIP visit from TTI/Vanguard Advance Technology conference executives
2014 Community News

October 1, 2014 : CDIP's first Youtube video, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XR8yd0_pYYA&feature=youtu.be

September 4, 2014 : Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Foundation Inc. visit CDIP for tour

August 28, 2014 : US Navy tours CDIP

August 21, 2014 : Now you can follow CDIP on facebook for recent news and updates: CDIP's Facebook

July 30, 2014 : Julie Thomas meets with LA Port vistors at CDIP

June 20, 2014 : Tobias Ferreira from Brazilian Navy meets with Corey Olfe at CDIP

April 25, 2014 : Grant Cameron Microsoft Azure Cloud Workshop at SDSC

March 3, 2014 : Fabio Nascimento from PETROBAS tours CDIP

February 19, 2014 : Zhiguo He - Visitor from Zhejiang University of China toured CDIP
2013 Community News

November 25, 2013 : Grant Cameron and Sarah Heim attended BigData@ucsd.edu

November 19, 2013 : Darren Wright attends West Coast Data Network Meeting

October 29, 2013 : Uggo Ferreira de Pinh from PETROBAS, presentation on Brazilian oceanographic activities at CDIP

October 22, 2013 : Grace Chang and Craig Jones from Sea Engineering at Santa Cruz visits CDIP

September 27, 2013 : Mark Bushnell from NOAA visits CDIP

September 27, 2013 : CDIP visit from Harry Pannekeet and Eric Stoker from Datawell

September 25, 2013 : Julie Thomas presents at the Oceans'13 MTS/IEEE conference in San Diego, CA

September 23, 2013 : Ellyn Montgomery from USGS visits CDIP

July 23-26, 2013 : Dr. Grant Cameron and Darren Wright attended THREDDS Workshop in Boulder, CO

July 22-25, 2013 : Sarah Heim attended COM.GEO(GIS)conference

May 28-30, 2013 : Darren Wright attended H20 conference

May 27-31, 2013 : Sarah Heim attended O'Reilly Fluent conference

May 16-17, 2013 : Darren attended Google IO virtually

March 18, 2013 : Corey Olfe and Randy Bucciarelli host CDIP lab tour for Vice Admiral Copeman's visit to Scripps

March 4-9, 2013 : Julie Thomas and Chris Cohen in Washington DC for congressional visits

January 9, 2013 : Julie Thomas attended Port of Long Beach meeting regarding wave data expansion
2012 Community News

December 3-7, 2012 : Julie Thomas attended American Geophysical Union Fall 2012

September 26, 2012 : Julie Thomas attended Harbor Safety Committee Meeting

September 20, 2012 : Kathleen Ritzman and Julie Thomas met with Office of Management and Budget, Energy and Water.

September 20, 2012 : Julie Thomas and the National Federation Regional Association Executive Committee met with Dr. Jane Luchenko, Director of NOAA.

September 18-19, 2012 : Julie Thomas attended the Ocean Observing Initiative Operations and Maintenance meeting, Washington DC.

September 5-6, 2012 : Julie Thomas attended the Interagency Ocean Observing Committee Data Management Steering Team meeting, Washington DC.

August 30, 2012 : Roberto Garcia from Pt Mugu Naval Weather Station visited CDIP.

August 22, 2012 : Julie Thomas and Danielle Williams (SCCOOS) visited Ocean Institute to discuss further collaboration, Dana Point, CA.

August 2, 2012 : Randy Bucciarelli hosted Birch Aquarium Summer camp for tour of facilities.

July 30, 2012 : CDIP/SCCOOS hosted Dr. Rober Staffin, the Director for Basic Research in the Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Laboratories and Basic Sciences, for tour of facilities.

July 19, 2012 : Randy Bucciarelli hosted Birch Aquarium Summer camp for a tour of facilities.

July 17-18, 2012 : Grant Cameron attended the CyberNexus Network Security Lab at SAIC.

June 27-29, 2012 : Darren Wright attended the Google IO conference (and brought home some great swag!).

June 26, 2012 : Grant Cameron attended UCSD Network I certification class.

June 22, 2012 : CDIP/SCCOOS hosted staff of State Assembly Representative Nathan Fletcher for a tour of facilities.

March 15, 2012 : Grant Cameron attended National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC) ISO metadata standards webinar.

March 13, 2012 : Julie Thomas attended Scripps Safety Meeeting.

March 1, 2012 : Grant Cameron attended National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC) ISO metadata standards webinar.

February 27-March 2, 2012 : Julie Thomas and Chris Cohen attended the IOOS meeting in DC. Many Hill visits and a meeting at OMB were also included.

February 20-22, 2012 : Julie Thomas attended 2012 Ocean Sciences meeting in Salt Lake City.

January 28, 2012 : CDIP/SCCOOS hosted Jenifer Rhodes from the IOOS Program Office.

January 27, 2012 : CDIP Programming team met with Norm Hall from NODC.

January 25-26, 2012 : CDIP hosted meeting with USACE Program Managers, Bill Birkemeier and Bob Jensen.

January 16-19, 2012 : Julie Thomas attended IOOS/CDIP meeting in DC.

January 10, 2012 : Julie Thomas attended Scripps Safety Meeting.
2011 Community News

December 7, 2011 : Corey Olfe presented on wave measurement and surf forecasting at Qualcomm to members of their surfing listserv.

November 9, 2011 : CDIP hosted Captain Monroe and Commander Hinz.

September 9, 2011 : Julie Thomas met with Leslie Rosenfeld in San Diego.

August 31, 2011 : Julie Thomas presented to Weatherbug.

August 29, 2011 : Julie Thomas met with Zdenka Willis in San Diego.

August 19, 2011 : CDIP hosted visit by Toni Atkins, State Assembly in California's 76th District.

August 10, 2011 : Julie Thomas attended Scripps Diving Control Board Meeting.

August 4, 2011 : CDIP hosted a visit by Michael Huber, DOD. Focused on Coastal Marines Spatial Planning.

July 21, 2011 : Julie Thomas and Randy Bucciarelli attend Scripps Lifeguard Tower Opening.

July 16-21, 2011 : Darren Wright and Grant Cameron attend SANS web application security class.

July 11, 2011 : Julie Thomas met with University of Hawaii, Mark Merrifield and team.

June 16, 2011 : CDIP hosted a meeting with Alex Tardy, from the NWS, San Diego

June 7-9, 2011 : CDIP hosted a meeting with BakerAECOM & Ocean Weather Inc.

May 26, 2011 : CDIP hosted a meeting with Jennifer Austin from Google.

May 25-26, 2011 : Julie Thomas attended the H2O conference in San Diego.

May 24, 2011 : Julie Thomas participated in the USC Sea Grant Federal Review panel.

May 6, 2011 : Corey presented CDIP to the UCSD Alumni.

April 29, 2011 : Julie Thomas, Kathleen Ritzman and Bill O'Reilly presented to the USACE Institute of Water Resources at Ft Belvoir .

April 25-28, 2011 : Julie Thomas attended multiple meetings regarding the maritime industry in Washington DC. Among those attended were the American Pilots Association, Commercial shipping, Coast Guard, Marine Transportation System and Public Port Authorities.

April 13, 2011 : Julie Thomas met with Kathy Weldon from the City of Encinitas.

April 12, 2011 : Julie Thomas attended the SIO Safety Meeting.

April 7, 2011 : Julie Thomas and David Castel met with Senator Murray's office, and Rep Beutler's offic.

April 6-7, 2011 : Julie Thomas attended multiple meetings with the Portland NWS, Astoria Coast Guard and the Columbia River Bar Pilots.

March 24, 2011 : CDIP hosted a visit from Rodney Riley from NDBC.

March 23, 2011 : Julie Thomas presented at the San Diego Harbor Safety meeting.

March 18, 2011 : Julie Thomas attended a workshop at Ocean Institute in Dana Point.

March 2, 2011 : Julie Thomas met with Jim Eckman and fellow co-workers at the Sea Grant office.

February 22-24, 2011 : Julie Thomas attended the Alliance for Coastal Technologies workshop in St Petersburg, FL.

February 16, 2011 : Julie Thomas and Amanda hosted Dale Keifer from USC.

February 7-10, 2011 : Julie Thomas attended CDIP and SCCOOS advocacy meetings in Washington DC.

February 3, 2011 : Julie Thomas and David presented to Clean Seas and other interested parties at their Carpenteria Office.

January 28, 2011 : Corey Olfe hosted students from North Island Weather Office at CDIP.

January 26, 2011 : Julie Thomas participated in the Scripps Safety Meeting.

January 20, 2011 : Julie Thomas presented at the CMANC meeting held at Marine Del Rey.
2010 Community News

December 13, 2010 : CDIP participated in NDBC's Director Helmut Portmann's visit to Scripps.

December 7, 2010 : Julie Thomas and Amanda Dillon visited USC Sea Grant to discuss further collaboration.

December 3, 2010 : Brian Aldrich from the San Francisco Aids to Navigation visited CDIP. In the afternoon, Julie Thomas participated in an event for Sally Yozell, Chief of Staff for Jane Lubchenko. Sally Yozell presented NOAA's Ocean Policy.

November 15-20, 2010 : Julie Thomas attended the NFRA/IOOS meeting in Washington DC.

November 9, 2010 : Julie Thomas participated in a meeting at Sausalito, hosted by Robin Blanchfield with the Coastal Commission. Purpose was to discuss observations with the California Coastal waters.

November 3, 2010 : Julie Thomas participated in a visit to Camp Pendleton, hosted by General Jackson.

October 27, 2010 : Julie Thomas and Lisa Hazard participated in the Climate meeting at USC.

October 23, 2010 : CDIP participated in Bob Guza's outreach and education day of hosting students from the Ocean Institute at Scripps.

October 18, 2010 : Julie Thomas and Darren Wright met with Debbie Zmarzly at the Scripps Aquarium to discuss a future ocean energy exhibit.

October 14, 2010 : Julie Thomas and Heather Kerkering attended the San Francisco Harbor Safety Committee meeting in Hercules. After the meeting, they participated in a luncheon for Dave Kennedy, Director of NOS.

October 13, 2010 : Julie Thomas attended the Scripps Diving Control Board meeting.

October 7, 2010 : Julie Thomas attended the SANDAG meeting in San Diego.

September 16, 2010 : Roberto Garcia from Pt Mugu visited CDIP.

September 9-10, 2010 : Julie Thomas participated in the visit from Raytheon at Scripps.

September 7-8, 2010 : Julie Thomas attended the California World Ocean 2010 Conference in San Francisco.

September 3, 2010 : Bill O'Reilly, Michele Okihiro, Corey Olfe and Julie Thomas met with AECOM/FEMA to discuss upcoming proposed projects.

September 1-2, 2010 : Julie Thomas attended the NWS Marine Users Group Workshop in San Francisco.

September 1, 2010 : Julie Thomas and David Castel met with USACE Michael Dillabough and Ken Danielson at the Sausalito Facility.

August 30, 2010 : Julie Thomas met with Jim Haussener, the Director of CMANC.

August 26, 2010 : Julie Thomas met with USACE personnel, Susie Ming, Mo Chang, and Scott John to discuss customizing CDIP products for the Corps.

August 17, 2010 : Julie Thomas was highlighed in a Podcast for the Ocean Observing System. http://sccoos.org/news.html#October2010

August 11, 2010 : Julie Thomas and Heather Kerkering from CeNCOOS attended the US Coast Guard ceremony at Treasure Island for the new Commander of the San Francisco District.

August 3-5, 2010 : Julie Thomas met with Molly McCammon and Carl Schoch from AOOS regarding the deployment of a wave buoy in the Cook Inlet.

July 29, 2010 : Amanda Dillon and Julie Thomas met with Monique Myers from Sea Grant, Dan Cayan and Sam Iacobellis to discuss further collaboration.

July 26, 2010 : Randy Bucciarelli and Julie Thomas hosted Kathy Weldon and the City of Enginitas GIS coordinator and intern Sean O'Grady.

July 22, 2010 : Julie Thomas attended the Harmful Algae Bloom Workshop at the Southern California Coastal Water Research Project (SCCWRP).

July 19, 2010 : Chris Cohen attended the Marine Protected Area Workshop in Santa Barbara, CA.

July 15, 2010 : Army Corps Program Review, Scripps.

July 14, 2010 : Julie Thomas and Randy Bucciarelli hosted Major General Jackson's visit to CDIP.

July 13-14, 2010 : Julie Thomas , Dick Seymour, Michele Okihiro and Bob Guza attended the Army Corps/NOAA Waves and Water Level Meeting held at Scripps.

July 9, 2010 : Julie Thomas performed a pre-site survey for the proposed CDIP buoy deployment in the Cook Inlet, Alaska.

July 7-8, 2010 : Julie Thomas attended an Ocean Observing System Data Management meeting in Alaska.

June 29-July 1, 2010 : Julie Thomas attended the Transportation Research Board in Irvine, CA.

June 22, 2010 : Julie Thomas attended SCCOOS and CDIP meetings in Washington DC, including meeting with the US Coast Guard.

June 11, 2010 : Julie Thomas attended briefing from Marcia McNutt,USGS on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill at Scripps.

June 9, 2010 : Julie Thomas attended the SCCOOS Joint Strategic Advisory Committee meeting in Dana Point, CA.

June 3, 2010 : Julie Thomas and Michele Okihiro attended the SANDAG meeting.

May 27, 2010 : Chris Cohen and Julie Thomas met with Brian Miller from Representative Gallegly's office at Pt Mugu.

May 26, 2010 : CDIP/SCCOOS hosted Leslie Rosenfeld to discuss product development.

May 25, 2010 : Julie Thomas participated in the Industry and IOOS Workshop held at Scripps.

May 7, 2010 : Chris Cohen and Julie Thomas met with Liz Whiteman in Los Angeles to discuss further collaboration with the Marine Protected Areas.

May 3-6, 2010 : CDIP hosted John Hoyt and his co-workers from David Taylor Modeling.

April 29, 2010 : Julie Thomas attended the OPC-SCOOP meeting in Moss Landing to discuss furthering the visibility of the Ocean Observing Systems within the State of California.

April 1, 2010 : Julie Thomas attended the SCCOOS Joint Science Committee meeting in Santa Barbara, CA.

March 29-31, 2010 : Julie Thomas and David Castel attended the USACE LIDAR meeting in Duck, North Carolina.

March 25, 2010 : Julie Thomas met with NOAA PORTS in Silver Springs, MD.

March 22-24, 2010 : Julie Thomas and Lisa Hazard attended the IOOS Regional Data Management Workshop in Silver Springs, MD.

March 8, 2010 : Along with Heidi and Rod Moritz, visited General McMahon in Portland, Oregon. Topic of discussion was wave climate in the Northwest.

March 4, 2010 : Julie Thomas attended the San Diego Area Committee and SCCOOS USCG web training seminar.

February 23-25, 2010 : Julie Thomas attended the Ocean Sciences meeting in Portland. With NDBC Richard Bouchard, visited the Portland NWS office.

February 16-19, 2010 : Julie Thomas and Chris Cohen attended the NFRA Board meeting in DC. Also met with USACE Jeff and Linda Lillycrop, NOAA IOOS office to discuss metrics and NOAA PORTS.

February 4, 2010 : Julie Thomas attended the SANDAG meeting

February 1-2, 2010 : Darren Wright, Andre Doria, Julie Thomas flew with the San Diego Coast Guard helicopter to photograph storm damage along the shoreline from the Mexican Border to Dana Point.

January 14, 2010 : Julie Thomas met with Ralph Rayner, Consortium of Ocean Leadership to discuss the upcoming Small Sea Changes Workshop in June to be held at Scripps.

January 12-13, 2010 : Dick Seymour and Julie Thomas attended the USACE/PacIOOS meeting in San Francisco to discuss waves and water level observations in the Pacific Ocean.

January 9, 2010 : Julie Thomas presented to visitors from China who were interested in wave buoy deployments.

January 5, 2010 : Bill O'Reilly, Michele Okihiro and Julie Thomas attend a meeting at the Los Angeles Army Corps to discuss collaboration on future projects in 2010 and 2011.
2009 Community News

December 15, 2009 : Julie Thomas and Darren Wright met with Captain Goben from the Hornblower to present the newly released San Diego Harbor site.

December 10, 2009 : CDIP and SCCOOS hosted Middle Schools students from Long Beach who were interested in Habitat Monitoring.

December 4, 2009 : Julie Thomas attended Thomas Muschamp's promotion to Chief Warrant Officer 3 at Miramar Air Stations. Congratulations Thomas!

December 3, 2009 : Michele Okihiro and Julie Thomas attended a local SANDAG meeting.

December 1, 2009 : Julie Thomas, Chris Cohen and Kathleen Ritzman met with Brian Baird of the California Natural Resources Agency for an update on future projects and funding.

November 30-December 1, 2009 : Julie Thomas attended the California Ocean Protection Council (OPC) meeting and OPC Science Advisory Team meeting at Scripps.

November 6, 2009 : CDIP hosted a tour by the Navy North Island Weather Service.

November 5, 2009 : Julie Thomas attended the IOOS/USACE meeting in Pacifica.

November 1-2, 2009 : CDIP hosted visit by Harry Pannekeet and Annette from Datawell.

October 17-19, 2009 : Julie Thomas attended Ocean '09 MTS/IEEE in Biloxi. Presentations were given on behalf of SCCOOS on maritime transportation and water quality alongshore transport.

October 23, 2009 : Norm Hall from NODC visited CDIP to discuss future archiving of data.

October 21,2009 : Robert Weir from NDBC visited CDIP.

October 20, 2009 : Julie Thomas attended the Joint Strategic Advisory Meeting in Oakland for SCCOOS.

October 14, 2009 : Julie Thomas met with General Temple and Charlie Chesnutt from the USACE.

October 13-16, 2009 : Julie Thomas represented SCCOOS on a Strategic Planning and Government Relations trip to DC.

October 9, 2009 : Bill O'Reilly presented to SCCWRP on the HB06 data and surfzone currents.

October 6-7, 2009 : Julie Thomas participated in the West Coast Governors Agreement meeting focusing on ocean energy and marine spatial planning.

October 2, 2009 : Julie Thomas and Darren presented at the San Diego County Marine Safety Group to discuss the newly released CDIP themes "Lifeguard" website.

September 30, 2009 : Julie Thomas attended a meeting that included representatives from the Army Corps of Engineers, the Ocean Protection Council, CeNCOOS and the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission to discuss future collaboration.

September 29, 2009 : Julie Thomas and Amanda Dillon attended the California Water Quality Monitoring Council meeting at SCCWRP in Orange County, CA.

September 24, 2009 : After the Mouth of the Columbia River buoy deployment, Brett Pickering and Julie Thomas met with numerous stakeholders in the Oregon and Washington area.

September 23, 2009 : Julie Thomas presented at the San Diego Harbor Safety Committee Meeting.

September 17, 2009 : Bill O'Reilly and Julie Thomas met with Phil Roberts from Chapel Hill, NC to discuss pathogens in the surfzone.

September 17, 2009 : Chris Cohen attended the Ocean Protection Council meeting in San Francisco.

September 17, 2009 : Chris Cohen attended the West Coast Governors Ocean Policy meeting in San Francisco.

September 15, 2009 : Julie Thomas, Eric Terrill, Chris Cohen and Kathleen Ritzman met with Steve Gallagher from NOAA to discuss IOOS.

September 10, 2009 : Julie Thomas attended the Harbor Safety Committee meeting in Oakland, CA.

September 10, 2009 : Julie Thomas attended a meeting at the Exploratorium in San Francisco to discuss real-time exhibits.

September 8, 2009 : Randy Bucciarelli and Julie Thomas attended a meeting at the City of Solana Beach to discuss available survey products.

August 31, 2009 : Julie Thomas attended a meeting at the Port of Portland office to discuss purchase of a MCR outer buoy.

August 27, 2009 : Julie Thomas attended the NFRA meeting in Seattle

August 24, 2009 : Julie Thomas met with Brad Colman from the Seattle NWS.

August 24, 2009 : Julie Thomas met with Christian Mening at PMEL, Seattle to discuss their newly purchased Datawell Buoy.

August 24, 2009 : Grant Cameron attended a SCCOOS organized workshop to install the NDBC SOS server.

August 21, 2009 : Randy Bucciarelli hosted Dan Reinman from Congressmen Farr's office at CDIP.

August 20, 2009 : Julie Thomas attended a meeting at NOAA PORTS in Silver Spring to discuss displaying CDIP wave data on the PORTS site.

August 18, 2009 : Julie Thomas attended a 2 day workshop at the IOOS Program Office in Silver Spring, MD to help plan for the future of DMAC.

August 4, 2009 : Chris Cohen, Libe Washburn and Julie Thomas attended a half day seminar at the Los Angeles/Oxnard NWS.

August 4, 2009 : Randy Bucciarelli hosted Birch Aquarium Summer Camp for a tour of CDIP facilities and research activities.

July 28-31, 2009 : Julie Thomas accompanied Kathleen Ritzman to DC. They made numerous visits to Senate, House and OMB.

July 22, 2009 : Julie Thomas attended the NOAA Science Advisory meeting in Long Beach , CA. She was invited as a panel speaker for Maritime Transportation.

July 15, 2009 : Bill O'Reilly and Julie Thomas attended the National Weather Service sponsored meeting in Encinitas regarding the Southern California Rip Current Research Project for Beach Safety.

July 7, 2009 : Randy Bucciarelli hosted Birch Aquarium Summer Camp for a tour of CDIP facilities and research activities.

July 1, 2009 : Richard Seymour spoke with the media concerning strong offshore currents that were noted by divers at the La Jolla Canyon.

June 29, 2009 : Doug Ramsayer, Robert Lawson and Jim Kear from SAIC visited CDIP and SCCOOS.

June 24-25, 2009 : David Castel, Adam Young and Julie Thomas presented at the California Shoreline and Beach Perservation Association in Pacifica, CA.

June 18, 2009 : Julie Thomas and David Castel attended the Mouth of the Columbia River Buoy System meeting in Ilwaco, WA.

June 16-17, 2009 : David Castel and Julie Thomas attended the JALCBTX Bathymetric LIDAR Meeting in Portland, OR.

June 9, 2009 : Julie Thomas, Darren Wright and Joseph Sirard (NWS) met with Tom Rutter of the Calalina Express in San Pedro.

June 5, 2009 : CDIP hosted a one-day site review with the USACE at Scripps.

June 4, 2009 : Michele Okihiro attended the SANDAG meeting in San Diego.

June 3-4, 2009 : Dick Seymour and Julie Thomas attended the USACE CERB meeting in San Diego.

June 2, 2009 : CDIP and SCCOOS hosted Zdenka Willis, IOOS Program Director at Scripps.

May 27-28, 2009 : Darren Wright attended the Google I/O Developer Conference in San Francisco.

May 27, 2009 : Julie Thomas attended the SCCOOS Executive Steering Committee Meeting.

May 22, 2009 : Bill O'Reilly and Julie Thomas attended a meeting at Coastwatch in Dana Pt.

May 22, 2009 : Bill O'Reilly and Julie Thomas attended a meeting with George Robertson at the Orange County Sanitation Department.

May 14, 2009 : Lisa Hazard and Julie Thomas attended a meeting at the Southern California Coastal Water Research Project to discuss the SCCOOS HABS website and data management.

May 11-12, 2009 : Bill O'Reilly and Julie Thomas attended the JCOMM Inter Buoy Measurement Meeting at Scripps.

May 6, 2009 : Bill O'Reilly, Steve Ramp, Heather Kerkering, Troy Nicolini and Julie Thomas attended a meeting at the Monterey National Weather Service office, hosted by Dave Reynolds. Meeting was held to discuss O'Reilly's models predicting breaking waves on the San Francisco Bar.

April 23, 2009 : Darren Wright and Randy Bucciarelli participated in the Google workshop held at Scripps.

April 21-22, 2009 : Julie Thomas attended the Joint Institute of Marine Observations (JIMO) meeting held at Scripps.

April 20, 2009 : Benjamin Pister from the National Park Service visited CDIP to discuss how CDIP beach survey data can best help with their data needs.

April 15, 2009 : Julie Thomas attended an Army Corps of Engineers meeting in Washington, DC.

April 14, 2009 : Julie Thomas attended the Integrated Ocean Observing System "Small Sea Changes" Workshop in Silver Spring, MD.

April 2, 2009 : Julie Thomas and Michele Okihiro attended the SANDAG meeting in San Diego, CA.

March 4, 2009 : Julie Thomas participated in sessions of both the House and Senate, educating legislators about IOOS and CDIP.

March 3, 2009 : Julie Thomas attended the IOOS NFRA meeting in Washington, DC.

January 29-30, 2009 : Julie Thomas presented on the "Role of Ocean Observing Systems for Climate Change Studies" at the Climate Change, Natural Resources and Coastal Management Workshop in San Francisco.

January 15, 2009 : Julie Thomas and Heather Kerkering from CeNCOOS attended the San Francisco PORTS meeting in Hercules, CA.
2008 Community News

December 19, 2008 : Julie Thomas hosted a visit by Dr. Taerim Kim from South Korea.

December 18, 2008 : Julie Thomas, David Castel and Randy Bucciarelli attended the Ocean Protection Council meeting in Oakland concerning development of a request for proposal for a statewide LIDAR survey.

December 15, 2008 : Bob Guza, Bill O'Reilly, Julie Thomas and Marrisa Yates attended the USGS Coastal Hazards meeting in San Francisco, hosted by Patrick Barnard.

December 12, 2008 : Richard Seymour and Julie Thomas met with Claudio Fassardi from Halcrow to discuss beach processes.

December 8, 2008 : An oceanography class from the North Island Weather Station toured CDIP with Randy Bucciarelli as their guide.

December 2-4, 2008 : Julie Thomas attended the NOAA/IOOS meeting in Baltimore, MD.

December 1, 2008 : Julie Thomas visited the NOAA Ports Office in Silver Springs, MD along with USACE's Bob Jensen and Bill Birkmeier.

November 21, 2008 : Julie Thomas presented at the California Ocean Protection Council's public meeting in San Pedro, CA.

November 6, 2008 : Julie Thomas presented at the Port Hueneme Harbor Safety Committee Meeting and met with the Ventura Harbor Master, Scott Miller.

October 28-30, 2008 : Julie Thomas and Darren Wright attended the Headlands to Oceans Conference in Long Beach, CA.

October 26, 2008 : Michele Okihiro attended the USGS Winter Storms Workshop in Pasadena, CA.

October 16, 2008 : Julie Thomas and Bill O'Reilly met with Bill Toman of Pacific Gas & Electric and Paul Siri from the California Coastal Conservancy to discuss a future wave energy platform.

September 26, 2008 : University of California President Mark Yudof visited CDIP.

September 23-25, 2008 : Dick Seymour and Julie Thomas attended the US Army Corps of Engineers Civil Engineering Research Board meeting in Portland, OR.

September 12, 2008 : Marissa Yates has been selected to receive the 2008 American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) Educational Award for her paper "Overview of Seasonal Sand Level Changes on Southern California Beaches" co-authored by Bob Guza, Bill O'Reilly, and Richard Seymour. She will be honored October 16th during ASBPA's national coastal conference in Chicago.

August 16, 2008 : Randy Bucciarelli presented a Wave Science Interpretation at the Birch Aquarium.

August 15, 2008 : Julie Thomas met with Mark Jackson of the Oxnard NWS.

August 13, 2008 : Marty Wilson, a member of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Advisory Council, toured CDIP.

July 28-29, 2008 : Julie Thomas presented at the Hydrographic Survey Research Panel in San Francisco.

July 24, 2008 : Julie Thomas presented to visitors from Google, followed by their brief tour and discussion of CDIP.

July 20-22, 2008 : Grant Cameron attended the UC Computing Services Conference at UC Santa Barbara.

July 18, 2008 : Julie Thomas presented to Steve Juarez of UCOP.

July 1, 2008 : CDIP welcomed a visit by Representative Duncan Hunter's Legislative Director, Lorissa Bounds.

June 30, 2008 : Bob Guza presented "Beach Safety" at the SDGE Construction Services Department "Safety Stand Down".

June 18, 2008 : David Castel and Julie Thomas attended the Q20 Workshop at Woods Hole.

June 17, 2008 : David Castel and Julie Thomas met with Professor Doug Vandemark at the University of New Hampshire.

June 5, 2008 : Julie Thomas presented CDIP's inundation study at the San Diego Focus 2050 Stakeholder Workshop sponsored by the San Diego Foundation.

June 5, 2008 : Michele Okihiro attended the SANDAG presentation in Encinitas addressing beach nourishment projects on local beaches.

May 29, 2008 : CDIP hosted a visit by Moffat & Nicols and SANDAG to discuss San Diego shoreline studies.

April 23, 2008 : Senator Dianne Feinstein's staff visited CDIP.

April 17, 2008 : Julie Thomas presented at the Area Committee Meeting in Long Beach.

April 3, 2008 : Michele Okihiro and Julie Thomas attended the SANDAG meeting in San Diego, CA.

April 1, 2008 : Ray Tsuneyoshi and Kim Sterrett from the California Department of Boating and Waterways visited CDIP.

April 1, 2008 : Adam Young, a post-doctoral researcher at SIO using LIDAR and other methods to detect and predict changes in coastal bluffs in San Diego County and beyond, gave a guided tour of the Scripps Bluffs.

March 21, 2008 : Denise Olaguer from the City of Solana Beach and Les Reed of Geotechnical Exploration, Inc. visited CDIP.

March 17-19, 2008 : Julie Thomas attended and presented at the IEEE Current Measurement Technology Conference.

March 14-15, 2008 : Julie Thomas presented a poster at the American Academy of Underwater Sciences Symposium, San Diego, CA.

February 26-29, 2008 : Julie Thomas attended and presented at the IOOS/OGC workshop in Stennis, MS.

February 6-7, 2008 : Julie Thomas attended and presented at the IOOS Grantee Workshop in Charleston, SC.

February 4, 2008 : Bill O'Reilly and Julie Thomas attended a discussion group at the California Coastal Conservancy in Oakland, CA. Subject discussed was IOOS' collaboration with PORTS.

February 4, 2008 : Julie Thomas presented at NOAA/PORTS in Silver Spring, MD and discussed future collaboration for display of CDIP wave data on NOAA PORTS site.

February 1, 2008 : Julie Thomas met with Captain Tom Jacobsen from Jacobsen Pilots in Long Beach, CA to discuss development of integrated currents and waves website. IOOS' involement in the HSRP was also discussed.

January 23, 2008 : Bill O'Reilly attended and presented at the Ocean Observing Initiative (OOI) meeting held at Scripps.

January 18, 2008 : Julie Thomas and Heather Kerkerling (CENCOOS) met with George Domurat, Peter Mull and Steve Chesser at the USACE San Francisco office to discuss operations of the San Francisco Bar Buoy, and how the USACE can best make use of the buoy's data.

January 17, 2008 : Bill O'Reilly attended the Oil Spill Response Meeting at the State Coastal Conservancy in Oakland, CA.

January 16, 2008 : Bill O'Reilly and Julie Thomas met with Matt Arrott from CALIT2 regarding the role of modeling in future technology development.

January 16, 2008 : A meeting took place at SIO with Kim Sterret, Ron Flick, Bob Guza, Bill O'Reilly and Julie Thomas to discuss the future expansion of CDIP/SCBPS, including additional available products.

January 9, 2008 : Chad Lauffer, Lab Director of the Amphibious Vehicle Test Branch at Camp Pendleton, visited CDIP to discuss calibration and future data integration of their Datawell Buoys.
2007 Community News

December 13, 2007 : Bob Guza, Bill O'Reilly and Julie Thomas met with representatives from the USGS in San Francisco to discuss future collaboration on work concerning coastal hazards for Southern California.

December 7, 2007 : A representative of Congresswoman Susan Davis' office visited CDIP.

December 5, 2007 : Julie Thomas and Darren Wright attended the Los Angeles/Long Beach Harbor safety Committe Meeting in Long Beach, CA. Afterwards they met with Vic Schisler from Jacobsen Pilot Service to discuss their Pilot operations and how to best integrate CDIP wave/SCCOOS current data.

November 13, 2007 : Visit to CDIP by Navy Strike Group Oceanography Team. Bill O'Reilly and Lisa Hazard spoke about CDIP and SCCOOS.

November 9, 2007 : Julie Thomas, Bill O'Reilly, and Bob Guza met with Coastal Conservancy staff in Oakland to discuss ongoing and future projects.

November 8, 2007 : Randy Bucciarrelli hosted Navy from North Island Weather Office here at Scripps.

October 22-24, 2007 : Julie Thomas attend IOOS/NFRA meeting in St. Petersburg, FL.

October 17, 2007 : Bob Guza presented "The future of California Beaches" at the California Council on Science and Technology Board meeting in Irvine, Ca.

October 2, 2007 : Bob Guza and Julie Thomas met with Admiral Gove (Oceanographer of the Navy) to discuss the Navy's use of CDIP products.

September 28, 2007 : Julie Thomas attended luncheon with Dr. Geraldine Knatz, Director of the Port of Los Angeles here at Scripps.

September 24-26, 2007 : Julie Thomas attended the IOOS Marine Domain Awareness Summitt in Washington DC.

September 20, 2007 : Gerry Wheaton, NOAA Survey, visited CDIP to discuss future integration of CDIP wave data with the Ports and Harbors.

September 14, 2007 : CDIP and SCCOOS met with representatives from the Coast Guard, NOAA, Pilot and Ferry Operators at the Marine Exchange to discuss combining web products for the LA/LB harbor.

September 13, 2007 : Bill O'Reilly and Julie Thomas attended the Harbor Safety Committee Meeting in Oakland, CA.

September 11, 2007 : Julie Thomas attended the 4th Annual California Climate Change Research Conference.

August 8-9, 2007 : CDIP/USACE meetings took place to discuss present and future CDIP/SCBPS/PILOT projects.

August 7, 2007 : Bob Guza, Julie Thomas, Dick Seymour, Bill Birkemeier (USACE), Jack Davis (USACE) and Bob Jensen (USACE) met with Kathleen Ritzman and Chris Cohen to discuss future Federal funding.

August 6-7, 2007 : Bob Guza and Julie Thomas attended the CEOA Role of Industry symposium in La Jolla, CA.

August 5, 2007 : Julie Thomas attended the CEOA reception at the SIO Aquarium.

August 4, 2007 : Julie Thomas accompanied Scripps, National Fisheries and Congressional Representatives on the David Starr of Jordan as part of the CEOA event.

July 23, 2007 : Julie Thomas attended the Coastal Zone meeting in Portland, OR to discuss future inundation and sea level rise projects. NOAA/CSC, USGS and the Coastal Conservancywere represented at the meeting.

July 17-19, 2007 : Bill O'Reilly attended a planning meeting in Stennis, MS for the USACE/NOAA Wave Plan.

July 12, 2007 : Julie Thomas attended the SANDAG meeting in San Diego, CA.

July 12, 2007 : Andrew Gale represented CDIP at the Climate Change workshop for the city of San Diego.

July 3, 2007 : Bob Guza and Julie Thomas attended a meeting at SIO with the Coastal Conservancy to discuss future applications of climate change for Coastal Managers.

June 25, 2007 : Bill O'Reilly, David Castel and Julie Thomas attended a multi-agency meeting in San Francisco to discuss the location and logistics for the proposed San Francisco Bar Buoy.
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