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Integrating Biogeochemistry and Ecology Into Ocean Data Assimilation Systems

Abstract.

"Monitoring and predicting the biogeochemical state of the ocean and marine ecosystems is an important application of operational oceanography that needs to be expanded. The accurate depiction of the ocean’s physical environment enabled by Global Ocean Data Assimilation Experiment (GODAE) systems, in both real-time and reanalysis modes, is already valuable for various applications, such as the fishing industry and fisheries management. However, most of these applications require accurate estimates of both physical and biogeochemical ocean conditions over a wide range of spatial and temporal scales. [...]"

Source: Oceanography
Authors: Pierre Brasseur et al.
DOI: 10.5670/oceanog.2009.80

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