The aims of the workshop are to:
- Provide an overview and actual update of scientific findings, which underline the WS-DML as an important area for multi-disciplinary studies (30 registered oral presentations, 10 three-minute flash presentations (substitute for ‘poster’ session), and a discussion on initiating a WS-DML special issue. The SOOS community and also the individual researchers would benefit from an improved visibility of our results published in such a special volume.
- Inform the SOOS WS-DML community about the progress of activities in the area of interest.
- Present ideas, actions and products for the future including multi-national initiatives and ongoing and future national plans, including a discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on the coming field season, in a plenary session.