Earth, Atmosphere & Environment Sciences


Autonomous Underwater Profiling Drifter (AUPD)


Earth, Atmosphere & Environment Sciences

Focus Area:

Ocean forecast

Developing Agency:

National Institute of Ocean Technology, Tamil Nadu

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Brief Description

Description :

AUPD also utilized to enhance the value of the altimeter with sufficient coverage and resolution for interpretation of altimetry sea surface height variability and for initialization of ocean and coupled forecast models, data assimilation and dynamical model testing. It contributes to the global description of the seasonal and inter-annual variability of the upper ocean thermohaline circulation.

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