Hindcast & Nowcast of Currents in the Santa Barbara
PRINCETON UNV NJ PROGRAM IN ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEANIC SCIENCES
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To develop a high-resolution, verifiable nowcast and forecast model for the Santa Barbara Channel SBC by combining basic understanding of the circulation processes through theory and observations, numerical techniques and data assimilation. To test the model using inputs from realistic wind and density fields for Dec97 through May98, and use the results to study the momentum balance in the channel.