Operational oceanography

Chavanne, Cédric
October 2013
Journal of Ocean Technology;Oct-Dec2013, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p102
Academic Journal
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.


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