European challenges for hydrodynamic modelling in coastal and shelf seas is the focus of the latest report from the European Science Foundation (ESF) Marine Board, released on 6 June at the fourth annual EuroGOOS (Global Ocean Observing System) conference in Brest, France.
Produced by a Marine Board Working Group, chaired by Dr. David Prandle of the Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory in Liverpool, England, the report presents the latest findings from this Group which concentrates its analysis on operational oceanography and its implications in terms of modelling and data assimilation.
The 32-page report illustrates the development effort needed to transform research tools into services for the many users of ocean space and resources – a subject crucial to the future of coastal oceanography.
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