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In this paper an approach to assimilate remote sensed sea surface temperatures (SST) is presented. First choice of models and methodologies is illustrated. The circulation model is described, emphasising those features which are considered necessary for an efficient assimilation of SST. The chosen assimilation technique and its implementation is also illustrated. Finally the results of a number of numerical experiments are presented, aimed at demonstrating the characteristics of the approach.

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Authors: OUBERDOUS M, JRC Ispra (IT);EIFLER W, JRC Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: Second International Symposium on Assimilation of Observations in Meteorology and Oceanology, Tokyo (JP), March 13-17 1995
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 39036 ORA
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