Disclaimer and Terms of Use

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How to acknowledge products

Southern Ocean State Estimate (SOSE)

If you use SOSE output, please include the following statement: "Computational resources for the SOSE were provided by NSF XSEDE resource grant OCE130007." Also please cite the appropriate reference:

SOSE: M. Mazloff, P. Heimbach, and C. Wunsch, 2010: "An Eddy-Permitting Southern Ocean State Estimate." J. Phys. Oceanogr., 40, 880-899. doi: 10.1175/2009JPO4236.1

B-SOSE: A. Verdy and M. Mazloff, 2017: "A data assimilating model for estimating Southern Ocean biogeochemistry." J. Geophys. Res. Oceans., 122, doi:10.1002/2016JC012650.

California State Estimate (CASE)

If you use CASE output, please include the following statement: "This publication uses results from the CASE project, operated by Scripps Institution of Oceanography and funded by the Climate Observations and Monitoring Program, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce."

Tropical Pacific Ocean State Estimate (TPOSE)

When using TPOSE please cite: Verdy, Cornuelle, Mazloff, and Rudnick, 2017: Estimation of the Tropical Pacific Ocean State 2010-2013. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 34, 1501-1517

Gulf of Mexico State Estimate (GoM)

If using GoM output, please include the following statement: "Computational resources for the GOM were provided by NSF TeraGrid resource grant MCA06N007."

Northwest Pacific State Estimate (NWPac)