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ROMS Diagnostics: Analysis Compared to Forecast

These figures show the root mean square error (RMSE) between the forecast and analysis model runs for the different regions available for the ROMS models.


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The top panels of the figure below show the RMSE of the sea surface temperature between the forecast and analysis for the 3 day forecast and the 7 day forecast. The lower panels are the same, except for the U-velocity of the upper three layers of the model.



The top panels in the figure below shows the RMSE in time between the forecast and analysis for the sea surface temperature and upper three layers of velocity. The bottom row is the persistence RMSE through time between the same model runs. Persistence is a measure of the continuance of the same ocean state.

Note: These model data were generated as part of an academic research project, and the principal investigator, Brian Powell, asks to be informed of intent for scientific use and appropriate acknowledgment given in any publications arising therefrom. The data are provided free of charge, without warranty of any kind.

Please consider acknowledging PacIOOS in any distribution or publication of data as follows: Data provided by PacIOOS (www.pacioos.org), which is a part of the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®), funded in part by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Award #NA11NOS0120039.