Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society

Volume 05 | Number 1 | 1992

Special Issue: Navy Ocean Modeling and Prediction

On the Cover: Sea-surface height simulated by a 1/8°, 6-layer Pacific ocean model for (top) 17 December 1986 and (bottom) 16 December 1989. The model has realistic bottom topography. Color bar is in centimeters and the extreme values labeled on the color bar are the extremes over the two dates. Meandering contours and eddies are ubiquitous, and strong interannual differences are evident. The simulation was performed on the Cray YMP8/8128 at the Naval Oceanographic Office, Stennis Space Center, MS, as part of the Naval Ocean Modeling Program.
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Volume 05 Issue 01

The Navy Ocean Modeling and Prediction Program— From Research to Operations: An Overview
Peloquin, R.A. 1992. The Navy Ocean Modeling and Prediction Program—From research to operations: An overview. Oceanography 5(1):4–8, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.1992.25.

Modeling of the Global and Pacific Oceans: On the Path to Eddy-Resolving Ocean Prediction
Hurlburt, H.E., A.J. Wallcraft, Z. Sirkes, and E.J. Metzger. 1992. Modeling of the Global and Pacific Oceans: On the path to eddy-resolving ocean prediction. Oceanography 5(1):9–18, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.1992.26.

Data Assimilation and Predictability Studies for the Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere System
Ghil, M., and C.R. Mechoso. 1992. Data assimilation and predictability studies for the coupled ocean-atmosphere system. Oceanography 5(1):19–24, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.1992.27.

A Prototype Fully Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Prediction System
Rosmond, T.E. 1992. A prototype fully coupled ocean-atmosphere prediction system. Oceanography 5(1):25–30, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.1992.28.

Operational Modeling: Ocean Modeling at the Fleet Numerical Oceanography Center
Clancy, M.R. 1992. Operational modeling: Ocean modeling at the Fleet Numerical Oceanography Center. Oceanography 5(1):31–35, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.1992.29.

Ocean Prediction and the Atlantic Basin: Scientific Issues and Technical Challenges
Thompson, J.D., T.L. Townsend, A. Wallcraft, and W.J. Schmitz Jr. 1992. Ocean prediction and the Atlantic Basin: Scientific issues and technical challenges. Oceanography 5(1):36–41, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.1992.30.

Shipboard Prediction with a Regional Forecast Model
Robinson, A.R. 1992. Shipboard prediction with a regional forecast model. Oceanography 5(1):42–48, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.1992.31.

Characterizing Major Frontal Systems: A Nowcast/Forecast System for the Northwest Atlantic
Fox, D.N., M.R. Carnes, and J.L. Mitchell. 1992. Characterizing major frontal systems: A nowcast/forecast system for the northwest Atlantic. Oceanography 5(1):49–54, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.1992.32.

Evaluation Capability for the Navy Ocean Modeling and Prediction Program
Leese, J.A., R.C. Willems, and L.A. Yeske. 1992. Evaluation capability for the Navy Ocean Modeling and Prediction Program. Oceanography 5(1):55–59, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.1992.33.

An Experimental Center for Mesoscale Ocean Prediction
Leese, J.A., M.S. Foster, and J.H. Corbin. 1992. An experimental center for mesoscale ocean prediction. Oceanography 5(1):60–63, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.1992.34.

Sea Ice Prediction: The Development of a Suite of Sea-Ice Forecasting Systems for the Northern Hemisphere
Preller, R.H. 1992. Sea ice prediction: The development of a suite of sea-ice forecasting systems for the northern hemisphere. Oceanography 5(1):64–68, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.1992.35.

Operational Modeling: Semienclosed Basin Modeling at the Naval Oceanographic Office
Horton, C., M. Clifford, D. Cole, J. Schmitz, and L. Kantha. 1992. Operational modeling: Semienclosed basin modeling at the Naval Oceanographic Office. Oceanography 5(1):69–72, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.1992.36.


Nittrouer, C. 1992. Quarterdeck: WIOP. Oceanography 5(1):2, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.1992.37.

REVIEW AND COMMENT • A Western Tropical Atlantic Experiment (WESTRAX)
Brown, W.S., W.E. Johns, E.J. Katz, K.D. Leaman, J.P. McCreary, R.L. Molinari, P.L. Richardson, and C. Rooth. 1992. A Western Tropical Atlantic Experiment (WESTRAX). Oceanography 5(1):73–77, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.1992.38.

SOCIETY SOUNDINGS • President's Report
Baker, D.J. 1992. Society soundings: President’s report. Oceanography 5(1):78, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.1992.39.

Special Issue Guest Editors

Robert A. Peloquin, Office of Naval Research