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Observations and modeling of ocean response to Hurricane Edouard (2014)

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Collaborating Scientists:

Dr. Ligia Bernardet (NOAA/ESRL/GSD and CIRES)

Dr. Lynn K. (Nick) Shay (University of Miami/RSMAS)

Dr. Benjamin Jaimes (University of Miami/RSMAS)

Funding Information:

Funded partly under the 2013 Disaster Relief Appropriations Act (Sandy Supplimental)

  • Obtain comprehensive observations of temperature, salinity, and currents in a hurricane envrionment
  • Analyze the three-dimensional structure and evolution of the upper ocean in response to the directly observed surface wind forcing
  • Evaluate the ocean component of current and future coupled hurricane forecast models based on observational analyses


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