Naval Research Laboratory
Modular Ocean Data Assimilation (MODAS)


matlab subroutine referenced in Rossby Wave paper

1/8° MODAS Publications



Fine-resolution satellite-based daily sea surface temperatures over the global ocean
Kara, A. B. and C. N. Barron, 2007:
Fine-resolution satellite-based daily sea surface temperature over the global ocean
Journal of Geophysical Research vol 112, doi:10.1029/2006/JC004021

MODAS2D global gridded sea surface temperature SST procedure and validation
Barron, C. N., and A. B. Kara, 2006:
Satellite-based daily SSTs over the global ocean,
Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L15603, doi:10.1029/2006GL026356.

MODAS2D SSH covariance scales used for analysis of altimeter data
Jacobs, G.A., C.N. Barron, and R.C. Rhodes, 2001:
Mesoscale characteristics.
Journal of Geophysical Research, 106, 19581-19595.

MODAS synthetics vertical projection of SST and SSH to estimate subsurface synthetic profiles/dynamic climatology of temperature and salinity
Fox, D.N., W.J. Teague, C.N. Barron, M.R. Carnes, and C.M. Lee, 2002:
The modular ocean data assimilation system (MODAS).
Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 19, 240-252.

Fox, D.N., C.N. Barron, M.R. Carnes, M. Booda, G. Peggion, and J.V. Gurley, 2002:
The modular ocean data assimilation system.
Oceanography, 15, 22-28.

MODAS2D SSH using acoustically-tracked floats to validate of geostrophic currents derived from synthetic temperature profiles
Boebel, O. and C. Barron, 2003:
A comparison of in-situ float velocities with altimeter derived geostrophic velocities.
Deep Sea Research II, 50, 119-139.

For archive of Global SST netcdf data files click here

For selected Global NCOM publication click here

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