meteorological and oceanographic


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meteorological and oceanographic

A term used to convey all meteorological (weather) and oceanographic (physical oceanography) factors as provided by Service components. These factors include the whole range of atmospheric and oceanographic phenomena, from the sub-bottom of the earth's oceans up to the space environment (space weather). Also called METOC.
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The Corporation builds a range of meteorological and oceanographic sensors, including expendable probes that collect data on the physical properties of the ocean and upper atmosphere, which are used by the National Weather Service and other customers.
The objective of this tender is to conclude an agreement with 1 or 2 suppliers with the purpose to provide meteorological and oceanographic data (from now on referred to as metocean data) obtained through real time field measurements at the Wind Farm Zone Hollandse Kust (Zuid) (HKZ WFZ).
According to University of Melbourne Associate Professor Kevin Walsh who also served as the former president of the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, severe tropical cyclones like Cyclone Ita will bring coastal flooding due to storm surges.
Around 1 pm on June 16, the Meteorological and Oceanographic Satellite Data Archival Centre issued a warning that gave extremely precise alerts for severe rain and cloud bursts in 11 specific areas in Uttarakhand, and it showed the entire area in red.
Even as Uttarakhand is struggling to count the actual loss of human lives, Headlines Today has found out that an alarm was sounded out by ISRO's Mosdac ( Meteorological and Oceanographic Satellite Data Archival Centre), a facility set up to promote the exchange of satellite data, on the day the disaster struck.
The Hebron GBS consists of reinforced concrete designed to withstand sea ice, icebergs and meteorological and oceanographic conditions.
It quoted a retired naval general as saying the naval METOC kept highly classified information such as mapping and charting publications of the meteorological and oceanographic battle environment.
collecting and relaying meteorological and oceanographic data around the
Continuous meteorological and oceanographic data from the strait only go back 150 years, so a team of researchers led by Robert Spielhagen of the Academy of Sciences, Humanities and Literature in Mainz, Germany, drilled ocean sediment cores dating back 2,000 years to determine past water temperatures.
The application enables customers to combine their ships' reported data with SMHI's advanced meteorological and oceanographic data to create graphical representations that are clear, easy to analyse, and point significantly towards action outcomes.
These models enable one to calculate temporal and spatial patterns of meteorological and oceanographic parameters that to a large extent follow the observed patterns.
Joint Publication 3-59, Joint Doctrine, Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Meteorological and Oceanographic Operations, 23 March 1999, the only official doctrine for military weather operations available to this point, quite frankly is far too long in the tooth to be of much use.
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