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Links to sites with information relevant to project TOPAZ

TOPAZ follow-on ...

The ESA-funded EMOFOR home page.
The EC-funded FP5 Mersea Strand1 home page.
The EC-funded FP6 MERSEA IP home page.

The Global Ocean Data Assimilation Experiment

The GODAE home page.
The MERSEA home page. Its European contribution.

Users of TOPAZ

The DAMOCLES Integrated Project from the European Commission. Understanding climate change in the Arctic.
The MONCOZE Norwegian project, including an intercomparison of POM and HYCOM on the North Sea.
Ocean Numerics provides forecast services.

Data Assimilation

The Ensemble Kalman Filter (EnKF)
The Singular Evolutive Extended Kalman Filter (SEEK).
And JM. Brankart's forecast bulletin at LEGI.


MICOM - Miami Isopycnic Coordinate Ocean Model
HYCOM - Hybrid Coordinate Ocean Model (update of MICOM)
HYCOM 1/12 degree page - Examples of HYCOM results
DYNAMO - Dynamics of North Atlantic Models
Simulation and assimilation with high resolution models

Sea-Ice data

SSM/I Archive at NERSC
SSM/I data that TOPAZ actually assimilates

Ocean primary productivity

MODIS Primary Productivity
MODIS home page
IMCS Ocean Primary Productivity Study - Homepage
Primary Production in the Global Ocean

Ocean Color

U.S. Joint Global Ocean Flux Study
Ocean Color Data, Information and Resources (CZCS and SeaWIFS mainly)

Project Coordinator: Laurent Bertino

The TOPAZ project is funded by the 5th framework EC Commission Research program on Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development