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Current Projects

Click on the images below to learn about some of our current research initiatives.

Consortium for Simulation of Oil-Microbial Interactions in the Ocean

Principal Investigator: Eric P. Chassignet
Funded by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI)

bourassa project 425
Scatterometer-derived Stress
and Ocean Modeling

Principal Investigator: Mark Bourassa
Funded by JPL

Rolling Deck to Repository (R2R)
2014 - 2019

FSU Principal Investigator: Shawn Smith
Funded by Columbia University

xu project
Subpolar-Subtropical Connectivity of the North Atlantic Circulation

Principal Investigator: Xiaobiao Xu
Funded by National Science Foundation (NSF)

misra project 425
Regionally Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Seasonal Hindcasts of Indian Summer Monsoon

Principal Investigator: Vasu Misra
Funded by Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), India

zheng project
Modeling Surface Oil Transport by Air/Sea Interactions and Tropical Storms

Principal Investigator: Yangxing Zheng
Funded by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI)


Other current research studies include:

  • Surface Turbulent Energy and Moisture Fluxes Based on Satellite Data
  • Further Refinements to Stepped-Frequency Microwave Radiometer Surface Wind
  • Climate Variability in Ocean Surface Turbulent Fluxes
  • U.S. Research Vessel (SAMOS) Data Assembly Center
  • 20th Century Atlantic Surface Wind Indices
  • A Service to Match Satellite and In-Situ Marine Observations to Support Platform Intercomparisons
  • SAMOS Data Management for the R/V Falkor
  • Ocean and Sea Ice and their Interactions Around Greenland and the West Antarctic Peninsula
  • Ocean Eddies - Topographic Interactions Along the Brazilian Coast
  • A Data Serving Platform for HYCOM Ocean Prediction System Outputs in Support of ESPC
  • Arctic Shelf and Large Rivers Seamless Nesting in Global HYCOM
  • An Integration and Evaluation Framework for ESPC Coupled Models
  • Accelerated Prediction of the Polar Ice and Global Ocean (APPIGO)
  • New Frontiers of Operational Oceanography
  • New Frontiers of Operational Oceanography - Participant Support Costs
  • Ocean Modeling and Prediction
  • Consortium for Simulation of Oil-Microbial Interactions in the Ocean
  • Preliminary Steps Toward a National Ocean Modeling Capability in Support of the National Earth System Prediction Capability
  • Florida Public Hurricane Loss Model
  • Improving Hurricane Forecasts Using Multimodel Ensembles through Neural Network Approaches
  • Modeling Climate Impacts on Fish Larvae Mortality in the Gulf of Mexico
  • Ultra-Thin Surface Drifter Observations for SPURS-2
  • Development of a Prototype of an Automated Management System for the KPOPS Quasi-Real Time Climate Prediction Modeling System
  • Spatiotemporal Inhomogeneity of Tropical Waves and Their Interactions
  • Evaluation and Diagnosis of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation
  • Using Remote Sensing & Environmental Data to Quantify Social Vulnerabilities to Heat Stress & Strengthen Environmental Public Health Tracking & Heat Mitigation Efforts

Past Projects

U.S. National Park Service - A partnership with the Southeast Archeological Center

GCOOS N-7 Tower Project

Deep-C (Deep Sea to Coast Connectivity in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico) Consortium

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Building A, Suite 292
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2741
Phone: (850) 644-4581
Fax: (850) 644-4841

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