The EuroGOOS HFR Task Team Annual Meeting took place in Firenze, Italy, from 21st to 22nd November 2022, gathering around 20 participants. The HFR Task Team meeting, which happened as a side event of the MONGOOS annual meeting, hosted the JERICO-S3 Training Workshop dedicated to the ‘New joint tools for the European HFR Community’.
The EuroGOOS HFR Task Team Annual Meeting started with a quick review of the ongoing Actions of the Task Team. Afterwards, the JERICO-S3 Training Workshop started with a presentation dedicated to the JERICO-CORE, with the title ‘JERICO Coastal Ocean Resource Environment (CORE) as a platform to support HFR activities’, followed by a presentation about the ‘HOORT (HFR Online Outage Reporting Tool): What is it and how does it work?’. ‘The European HFR Node: Quality Control on surface current data’ was also presented and discussed. The day ended with a discussion on the DOI strategy.
The second day’s morning was dedicated to the HFR Waves, starting with a review of state of the art, followed by presentations about recent advances in HFR Waves from European operators. The morning ended with a discussion session about the HFR Wave data for Copernicus, gaps, and future steps for HFR Waves and Action Plan, with the final wrap-up and conclusions. The afternoon of the second day was focused on hands-on sessions of the ‘New joint tools for the European HFR Community’, with further insight, open discussion, and demonstrations for interested HFR operators.