A Regional Data-Assimilative Model for Operational Use in the Gulf of Mexico

  1. Wilton Sturges and
  2. Alexis Lugo-Fernandez
  1. Lakshmi Kantha1,
  2. Jei-Kook Choi2,
  3. Kenneth J. Schaudt3 and
  4. Cortis K. Cooper4

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/161GM14

Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico: Observations and Models

Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico: Observations and Models

How to Cite

Kantha, L., Choi, J.-K., Schaudt, K. J. and Cooper, C. K. (2005) A Regional Data-Assimilative Model for Operational Use in the Gulf of Mexico, in Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico: Observations and Models (eds W. Sturges and A. Lugo-Fernandez), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/161GM14

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

  2. 2

    Raytheon Corporation, Pasadena, California

  3. 3

    Marathon Oil Company, Houston, Texas

  4. 4

    Chevron-Texaco, San Ramon, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904269

Online ISBN: 9781118666166

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Keywords:

  • Ocean circulation—Mexico, Gulf of—Remote sensing;
  • Ocean circulation—Mexico, Gulf of—Mathematical models

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Forward Model

  • 1993-2001 Hindcast

  • Extension to the Caribbean Sea: Nowcast/Forecasts

  • Concluding Remarks