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HYCOM Consortium for Data-Assimilative Ocean Modeling

Real-time 1/12° Arctic Cap HYCOM/CICE/NCODA Nowcast/Forecast System (ACNFS) with NAVGEM (1.2) atmospheric forcing

Time line of experiment numbers



Arctic Cap Nowcast/Forecast System (ACNFS)



Experiment Number


Date of Update








01 JAN 2012


NOGAPS atmospheric forcing



Expt 03.8

08 AUG 2013


02 OCT 2013


NAVGEM 1.1 atmospheric forcing





08 APR 2014


NAVGEM 1.2 atmospheric forcing




02 FEB 2015


Includes assimilation of blended high resolution AMSR2/IMS ice concentration


System information

Arctic Beaufort

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