Accession Number:

ADA011411

Title:

Mediterranean Sea-Surface Temperature Analysis Program MEDSST.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION RESEARCH FACILITY (NAVY) MONTEREY CALIF

Report Date:

1973-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

128.0

Abstract:

The MEDSST program performs a synoptic sea-surface temperature analysis for the Mediterranean and was developed specifically for operational use by the U.S. Navy Fleet Weather Central FWC in Rota, Spain. The sea-surface temperature SST observations ship reports are input to the BTREPORT program on punched cards and the processed information is put on a history tape. These processed BT reports, in conjunction with the previous SST analyzed field and SST climatology, are analyzed on a 25 x 53 polar stereographic grid projection. The resultant SST analysis field is grid-printed and also saved on a stacked analysis history tape for reference by the next days analysis. The analyzed SST field on the history tape can also be contour-plotted on the Varian by using the two programs GVPLOT and PLOT31V. This document describes the MEDSST program and all related subroutines in detail.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE