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Ocean Simulation based on MOM4-beta2 release

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Abstract: The Modular Ocean Model (MOM) is a numerical representation of the
ocean's hydrostatic primitive equations, and it is designed primarily
as a tool for studying the global ocean climate system. MOM4 is the
latest version of the GFDL ocean model whose origins date back to the
pioneering work of Kirk Bryan and Mike Cox in the 1960s-1980s. It is
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
Dataset Title: Ocean Simulation based on MOM4-beta2 release
Dataset Release Date: 2009
Dataset Publisher: NOAA/GFDL
Version: 4.1
Online Resource:
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Quality These Ocean Simulation Datasets are still in beta status.
Access Constraints Registration as a MOM4-beta tester is required for access to the
source code and data files.
Use Constraints Please cite NOAA/GFDL if you use this data.
Data Set Progress
Data Center
NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory Operational Model Archive and Distribution System, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 609-452-6500
Fax: 609-987-5063
Email: GFDL.Climate.Model.Info at
Contact Address:
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory/NOAA
Princeton University
201 Forrestal Road
Campus/Rte. 1
P.O. Box 308
City: Princeton
Province or State: NJ
Postal Code: 08542
Country: USA
Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Fees: No Fee
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-01-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24