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The Marine Modeling and Analysis Branch is part of the Environmental Modeling Center, which is responsible for the development of improved numerical weather and marine prediction modeling systems within the National Weather Service's National Centers for Environmental Prediction.

Provide analysis and real-time forecast guidance (1-16 days) on marine meteorological, oceanographic, and cryospheric parameters over the global oceans and coastal areas of the US.

Evaluate quality of retrievals of ocean surface data from satellite borne sensors, improve their quality as needed, and examine the impacts of the data on forecast models.

Monitor performance of operational guidance products.


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