Research Highlights

01/10/2018

An enhanced PIRATA data set for tropical Atlantic ocean-atmosphere research

AOML oceanographers, Greg Foltz, Claudia Schmid, and Rick Lumpkin released a new and enhanced set of daily time series for the tropical Atlantic upper ocean temperature, salinity, and velocity, and standard meteorological fields. This new dataset (ePIRATA) is fully described in the newly accepted paper in Journal of Climate and can be accessed through ePIRATA homepage. Full story>>


07/12/2017

Ocean dynamics played key role in Antarctic sea ice changes during past decades

AOML Oceanographer Sang-Ki Lee and his colleagues used an ocean and sea-ice coupled model to show that ocean dynamics played key role in Antarctica's sea ice changes during past decades. This research* was selected as an Editor's highlight for the Journal of Geophysical Research. Full story>>


07/07/2017

Underwater Glider Data Improved Intensity Forecasts of Hurricane Gonzalo

In a recent study published in Weather and Forecasting,* AOML researchers and their colleagues used NOAA's HWRFHYCOM operational hurricane forecast model to quantify the impact of assimilating underwater glider data and other ocean observations into the intensity forecasts of Hurricane Gonzalo (2014). Full story>>


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