Accession Number:

ADA626595

Title:

Data Assimilation and Ocean Data Quality Control Upgrades in SWAFS

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB STENNIS DETACHMENT STENNIS SPACE CENTER MS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2002-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

The goal of this project is to improve the forecast performance of shallow-water and limited-area ocean forecast systems through improvement in ocean data analysis and assimilation techniques. The Shallow Water Analysis and Forecast System SWAFS is the operational ocean nowcastforecast system at the Naval Oceanographic Office NAVOCEANO. The objective of this project is to improve the forecast skill of SWAFS by integrating into the NAVOCEANO system some of the technology planned for transition to the Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center FNMOC for use with the Coupled Ocean Atmosphere Mesoscale Prediction System COAMPS. The ocean data quality control, analysis, and assimilation components of SWAFS will be upgraded.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE