Accession Number:

ADA629770

Title:

MICOM-Based Nowcast/Forecast for Coastal/Open Ocean Regions

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept.

Corporate Author:

ROSENSTIEL SCHOOL OF MARINE AND ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE MIAMI FL DIV OF METEOROLOGY AND PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1999-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

The long-term goal is to develop a nowcastforecast system for coastalopen ocean regions with the hybrid version HYbrid Coordinate Ocean Model HYCOM of the Miami Isopycnic Coordinate Ocean Model MICOM Bleck and Chassignet, 1994. Objectives a To evaluate the models performance in reproducing the oceanic circulation, with a special focus on the coastal regions b To evaluate the models forecast skills and usefulness in providing boundary conditions for ultra ne-mesh coastal models.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE