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RESEARCH PROJECTS

HYCOM | HYBRID COORDINATE OCEAN MODELS

 

FLORIDA KEYS

• Eddies in the Straits of Florida
• Tortugas Eddy
• High Resolution Currents
• Sea Level Changes Due to Hurricanes
• Fish Recruitment in the Florida Keys
• animations
• NEAR REAL TIME FORECASTS: Sea Surface Height and Surface Currents
• NEAR REAL TIME FORECASTS: Sea Surface Temperature
• NEAR REAL TIME FORECAST: Temperature at 50m
• NEAR REAL TIME FORECASTS: Surface currents (day 0 - day 3)
• NEAR REAL TIME FORECASTS: Surface currents (day 4 - day 7)

SOUTH FLORIDA

• Shelf Circulation
• Model evaluation
• Salinity Changes in Florida Bay
• Eddy Passages
• Florida Current Transport

WEST FLORIDA SHELF

• Shelf Circulation
• Model Development and Evaluation

GULF OF MEXICO

• Loop Current Dynamics
• Initial and Boundary Conditions for Shelf and Coastal Models
• Hurricane Response
• Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs)
• Navy Coupled Ocean Data Assimilation (NCODA)
• Hurricane Response (Animation)
• Deepwater Horizon oil spill
• Forecast: Sea Surface Temperature
• Forecast: Sea Surface Height and Surface Currents
• Forecast: Sea Surface Salinity
• Forecast: Temperature at 50m

INTRA AMERICAS SEA

• Seasonal variability
• Inter-annual variability

NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO

• Mississippi River plume dynamics
• Loop Current - Mississippi River plume interactions
• Wind-induced offshore removal of plume waters
• Offshore transport of riverine waters by the LC System
• Comparison with observations

AEGEAN SEA

• North Aegean general circulation
• Parameterization of the Dardanelles outflow
• Buoyancy-driven flows
• Deep water basin renewal

IDEALIZED RIVER PLUME STUDIES

• Dynamics of river plumes
• Sensitivity tests and model parameterization
• Delta river plumes

NEWS

OUTREACH

DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL

• Surface circulation
• Circulation at 1000m
• Particle trajectories: scenarios of alternative spill sites
• Particle trajectories: daily launches near the Deepwater Horizon location
• Particle trajectories: scenario1 launches in the Loop Current
• MEDIA COVERAGE
• Particle trajectories at 400m depth - launched at the Deepwater Horizon location
• Particle trajectories below the mixed layer - launched at the Deepwater Horizon location
• Particle trajectories:scenario2 launches in the Loop Current
• Particle trajectories:scenario3 launches in the Loop Current
• Particle trajectories:scenario4 launches in the Loop Current
• Particles trajectories:hourly input at the Deepwater Horizon loation
• Particle trajectories predictions (surface): Inital locations inffered from oil patch images (July 12 to July 22)
• CONE - CONectivity controlled by Eddies: Gulf of Mexico offshore and coastal links of hydrocarbons

FORECAST SOUTH FLORIDA AND FLORIDA STRAITS

NORTH ATLANTIC HURRICANE REGION

• Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs)
• Nature Run Model (NR)
• Forecast Model (FM)

FORECAST GULF OF MEXICO HIGH RESOLUTION

 

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