TITLE

Operational oceanography

AUTHOR(S)
Chavanne, Cédric
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
Journal of Ocean Technology;Oct-Dec2013, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p102
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses operational oceanography, which is defined by the European Global Ocean Observing System (EuroGOOS) as an activity of systematic and long-term routine measurements of seas and oceans and atmosphere. Considered as an equivalent of operational meteorology, operational oceanography was first derived by Harald Sverdrup and Walter Munk. The challenges faced by operational oceanography in 2013 are presented, which includes the development of operational forecasting systems.
ACCESSION #
91677751

 

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