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FOAM

Met Office, UK, Forecasting Ocean Assimilation Model

 
Organisation References
 Name FOAM
 Full Name Met Office, UK, Forecasting Ocean Assimilation Model
 Country United Kingdom
 Type of organisation Research Organisation
 Address Met Office
FitzRoy Road, Exeter
EX1 3PB United Kingdom
 Web Site http://www.metoffice.com/research/ncof/foam/index.html
 Organisation Description FOAM produces real-time analyses and forecasts of the temperature, salinity and currents of the deep ocean for up to five days ahead. FOAM is built around a physically based ocean model driven by surface fluxes from the Met Office weather forecast system and assimilates measurements of ocean temperature that are available in near real-time. A global version of FOAM with one-degree horizontal resolution and 20 levels in the vertical has been run every day in the operational suite at the Met Office since October 1997.
 Number of Projects 1
 Projects MEDSPIRATION : European service to the GODAE High resolut...


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