Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society

Volume 19 | Number 1 | March 2006

Special Issue: Advances in Computational Oceanography

On the Cover: Modeled distributions of chlorophyll a from a global biogeochemical model (courtesy of Mathew Maltrud, Los Alamos National Laboratory), with images of (clockwise, from the top): Antarctic krill/Euphasia superba (Alfred Wegener Institute); the Southern Ocean diatom/Fragilariopsis kerguelensis (National Centre for Oceanography, Southampton UK); the copepod/Acartia longiremis (Univeristy of Alaska Fairbanks); the coccolithophore/Emiliania huxleyi (National Centre for Oceanography, Southampton UK); the prokaryotic cynamobacterium/Synechococcus (J. Waterbury, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution); and the nitrogen-fixing cyanobacterium/Trichodesmium (Doney et al. 2004. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 2:457).
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Volume 19 Issue 01

Modeling Ocean Ecosystems: The PARADIGM Program
By Lewis M. Rothstein, John J. Cullen , Mark Abbott, Eric P. Chassignet , Ken Denman, Scott C. Doney, Hugh Ducklow, Katja Fennel , Mick Follows, Dale Haidvogel, Eileen Hofmann, David M. Karl , John Kindle, Ivan Lima , Mathew Maltrud, Chuck McClain, Dennis McGillicuddy , M. Josefina Olascoaga , Yvette Spitz, Jerry Wiggert, and James Yoder

A New Hybrid Model for Coastal Simulations
By Oliver B. Fringer, James C. McWilliams , and Robert L. Street

An Unstructured Grid, Finite-Volume Coastal Ocean Model (FVCOM) System
By Changsheng Chen , Robert C. Beardsley , and Geoffrey Cowles

Quantifying Uncertainties in Ocean Predictions
By Pierre F.J. Lermusiaux , Ching-Sang Chiu, Glen Gawarkiewicz, Phil Abbot, Allan R. Robinson, Robert N. Miller, Patrick J. Haley, Wayne G. Leslie, Sharanya J. Majumdar , Alex Pang, and Francois Lekien

Measures of the Fidelity of Eddying Ocean Models
By Julie L. McClean, Mathew E. Maltrud, and Frank O. Bryan

Generalized Vertical Coordinates for Eddy-Resolving Global and Coastal Ocean Forecasts
By Eric P. Chassignet , Harley E. Hurlburt , Ole Martin Smedstad , George R. Halliwell , Alan J. Wallcraft , E. Joseph Metzger, Brian O. Blanton, Carlos Lozano , Desiraju B. Rao , Patrick J. Hogan, and Ashwanth Srinivasan

Coastal Forecasts and Storm Surge Predictions for Tropical Cyclones: A Timely Partnership Program
By Hans C. Graber , Vincent J. Cardone, Robert E. Jensen, Donald N. Slinn, Scott C. Hagen , Andrew T. Cox, Mark D. Powell , and Charles Grassl

Tsunamis and Challenges for Accurate Modeling
By Robert A. Dalrymple , Stephan T. Grilli, and James T. Kirby

Special Issue Guest Editors

Terri Paluszkiewicz, Office of Naval Research


We would like to thank the Office of Naval Research-National Oceanographic Partnership Program for sponsoring this issue of the magazine.