World ocean isopycnal level absolute geostrophic velocity (WOIL-V) inverted from GDEM with the P-Vector method
MetadataShow full item record
Three-dimensional dataset of world ocean climatological annual and monthly mean absolute geostrophic velocity in isopycnal level (called WOIL-V) has been produced from the United States (U.S.) Navy’s Generalized Digital Environmental Model (GDEM) temperature and salinity fields (open access from the website http://data.nodc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/iso?id=gov.noaa.nodc: 9600094) using the P-vector method. The data have horizontal resolution of 0.5◦ × 0.5◦, and 222 isopycnal-levels. The total 13 data files include annual and monthly mean values. The WOIL-V is the only dataset of absolute geostrophic velocity in isopycnal level compatible to the GDEM (T, S) fields, and provides background ocean currents for oceanographic and climatic studies, especially in ocean modeling with the isopycnal coordinate system.
The article of record as published may be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/data3010001.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Analysis of the Inshore California Current System Off Central California Using Naval Oceanographic Office Survey Data from 1997 to 2002 Penrose, Luke W. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2012-09);Hydrographic measurements from ten Naval Oceanographic Office cruises during 19972002 were analyzed. Data included CTD soundings to 1000 dbar and shipboard ADCP current measurements. Water properties (pressure, spiciness, ...
Asanuma, Hiromi (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1999-06-01); NPS-OC-99-01During 1997-1998, oceanographic conditions off Central California were monitored by means of a series of thirteen cruises which measured water properties along an oceanographic section perpendicular to the California Coast. ...
Relationship between air-sea density flux and isopycnal meridional overturning circulation in a warming climate Han, MyeongHee; Kamenkovich, Igor; Radko, Timour; Johns, William E. (2013-04-15);This study aims to explore the relationship between air–sea density flux and isopycnal meridional overturning circulation (MOC), using the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) ...