The Permanent Committee on Tides & Mean Sea Level (PCTMSL) Bureau in Australia has sponsored a tides workshop aimed at raising the level of tidal knowledge of those people involved in marine operations, hydrographic surveying and data collection.
The workshop was conducted at the Tidal Unit, Bureau of Meteorology, Adelaide, and consisted of a mixture of theory and hands-on sessions over three days, from 16 to 18 May 2016 with a field trip on the 19 May 2016.
The topics that were covered included tidal theory, storm surges and extreme events, mean sea level and climate variability, climate change and sea level rise, instrumentation, real-time systems and meteorological sensors, benchmark levelling and datums, tidal models, data analysis and quality control, and archiving and quality assurance.
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