Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies Library, Florida State University
Data Center Description
Mission COAPS performs research in air-sea interaction, ocean, and coupled air-sea modelling, climate prediction on scales of months to decades, statistical studies and predictions of social economic consequences of the ocean-atmospheric variations.
Message from the director "The Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies trains scientists in Meteorology and Physical Oceanography. COAPS is the focus at the Florida State University for research in interannual and interdecadal variability of the Earth's climate as affected by the tropical and mid-latitude oceans. We are funded by several federal agencies to produce original published papers that advance our understanding of the ocean and the atmopshere. In recent years COAPS has been internationally recognized for its studies on the impact of El Nino on severe weather."