Nowcast/Forecast System For Coastal/Open Ocean Regions [report]

Eric P. Chassignet, George R. Halliwell
2002 unpublished
LONG-TERM GOALS To develop and evaluate a nowcast/forecast system for coastal/open ocean regions with the Hybrid Coordinate Ocean Model (HYCOM). OBJECTIVES a) To evaluate the model's performance in reproducing the oceanic circulation, with a special focus on the coastal regions; b) To evaluate the model's forecast skills and usefulness in providing boundary conditions for ultra fine-mesh coastal models; c) To refine the hybrid coordinate design of the ocean model, especially in shallow coastal
more » ... in shallow coastal regions. APPROACH A series of numerical models of increasing complexity and resolution is used to (a) evaluate the hybrid coordinate design of the model, (b) develop an understanding of the interaction between the ocean interior and the coastal regions, and (c) evaluate the model's forecast skills.
doi:10.21236/ada627099 fatcat:md5rz5eq7ng55hza2vpwabhqhy