IOOS modeling subsystem: vision and implementation strategy

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Numerical modeling is vital to achieving the U.S. IOOS® goals of predicting, understanding and adapting to change in the ocean and Great Lakes. In the next decade IOOS should cultivate a holistic approach to coastal ocean prediction, and encourage more balanced investment among the observing, modeling and information management subsystems. We believe the vision of a prediction framework driven by observations, and leveraging advanced technology and understanding of the ocean and Great Lakes, would lead to a new era for IOOS that would not only produce more powerful information, but would also capture broad community support, particularly from the general public, thus allowing IOOS to develop into the comprehensive information system that was envisioned at the outset.
Publication type Book
Publication Subtype Conference publication
Title IOOS modeling subsystem: vision and implementation strategy
Year Published 2012
Language English
Publisher Interagency Ocean Observation Committee
Contributing office(s) Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Description 5 p.
Conference Title U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) Summit
Conference Location Herdon, VA
Conference Date 2012-11-13T00:00:00
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