Ocean Sciences

OCEA 215 Predicting the Atmosphere, Ocean, and Climate

Introduction to the theory and practice of operational prediction in meteorology, oceanography, and climate. Topics: observations and estimation theory, dynamic adjustment and initialization, estimation theory, data assimilation, forecast verification, predictability, ocean state estimation, seasonal forecasting.


Enrollment is restricted to graduate students. Undergraduates may enroll with instructor approval. OCEA 200, OCEA 260, EART 272, or equivalents are recommended.