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Title: Report for Oregon State University Reporting Period: June 2016 to June 2017

Abstract

The goal of this project is to develop an eddy resolving ocean model (POP) with tides coupled to a sea ice model (CICE) within the Regional Arctic System Model (RASM) to investigate the importance of ocean tides and mesoscale eddies in arctic climate simulations and quantify biases associated with these processes and how their relative contribution may improve decadal to centennial arctic climate predictions. Ocean, sea ice and coupled arctic climate response to these small scale processes will be evaluated with regard to their influence on mass, momentum and property exchange between oceans, shelf-basin, ice-ocean, and ocean-atmosphere. The project will facilitate the future routine inclusion of polar tides and eddies in Earth System Models when computing power allows. As such, the proposed research addresses the science in support of the BER’s Climate and Environmental Sciences Division Long Term Measure as it will improve the ocean and sea ice model components as well as the fully coupled RASM and Community Earth System Model (CESM) and it will make them more accurate and computationally efficient.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oregon State Univ., Corvallis, OR (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER) (SC-23)
OSTI Identifier:
1392559
DOE Contract Number:
SC0012307
Resource Type:
Other
Resource Relation:
Related Information: Lewis, B. J., J. K. Hutchings, A. Mahoney, L. Shapiro (2016), Atmospheric forcing of sea ice leads in the Beaufort Sea , Abstract [C21E-06] presented at 2016 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 12-16 Dec.
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
58 GEOSCIENCES; Sea Ice dynamics, Regional Arctic System Model, Model Verification

Citation Formats

Hutchings, Jennifer. Report for Oregon State University Reporting Period: June 2016 to June 2017. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Hutchings, Jennifer. Report for Oregon State University Reporting Period: June 2016 to June 2017. United States.
Hutchings, Jennifer. 2016. "Report for Oregon State University Reporting Period: June 2016 to June 2017". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1392559.
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