Skip Navigation Links www.nws.noaa.gov 
NOAA logo - Click to go to the NOAA homepage National Weather Service   NWS logo - Click to go to the NWS homepage
Environmental Modeling Center
 
 
Local forecast by
"City, St" or
Zip Code

 

Marine Modeling and Analysis Branch Logo Click here to go to the MMAB home page

Global RTOFS Class-4 GODAE Profiles

MADT RTG Florida Cable GODAE Profiles Polar Ice Cover

The profiles generated in this section are matched with ARGO profile data from USGODAE Project as part of the Global Ocean Data Assimilation Experiment. The RTOFS Global profile data has been uploaded to USGODAE for model intercomparison studies.

ARGO is a global array of 3,000 free-drifting profiling floats that measures the temperature and salinity of the upper 2000 m of the ocean. This allows, for the first time, continuous monitoring of the temperature, salinity, and velocity of the upper ocean, with all data being relayed and made publicly available within hours after collection. (from the ARGO Project)

Positions of the floats that have delivered data within the last 30 days Map of current ARGO deployments

The RTOFS Global data is time- and space-matched (nearest neighbor) to the ARGO profile location. Forecasts with valid times corresponding to the ARGO profile time are presented along with the RTOFS Global climatology profile for that location and the ARGO observation data.

To view the profiles, enter a date (YYYYMMDD) or click on the calendar icon


Click here for the list of all profile dates.


EMC/MMAB Information Topics:
All Products, About Us, Contact Us
NOAA/ National Weather Service
National Centers for Environmental Prediction
Environmental Modeling Center
Marine Modeling and Analysis Branch
5830 University Research Court
College Park, MD 20740
About Us
Disclaimer
Credits
Career Opportunities
Glossary
Privacy Policy
Comments/Feedback
Page last modified: Thursday, 13-Dec-2018 16:24:39 UTC