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The NCAR CSM Ocean Model (NCOM) Version 1.4
Entry ID: NCOM-Ocean_Model-00

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Summary
Abstract: The NCAR CSM Ocean Model (NCOM) is based on the GFDL 's Modular Ocean Model
(MOM) 1.1 global oceanic general circulation model with substantial
modifications to include improved mesoscale tracer transport, boundary layer
mixing, and surface forcing.

The NCAR CSM Ocean Model (NCOM) is a collaborative project among all of the
members of the NCAR Oceanography Section . Our goal is to develop and maintain
a suite of state of the art ocean component models both for coupled climate
system integrations and as testbeds for scientific processes studies in
uncoupled mode.
Related URL
Description: The CSM Ocean Model is available here.
Service Citation
Title: The NCAR CSM Ocean Model (NCOM) Version 1.4
Release_Date: 1998-07-01
Provider: National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
Edition: 1.4
URL: http://www.cesm.ucar.edu/models/ocn-ncom/
Service Keywords
MODELS >COMPONENT PROCESS MODELS Parameter Definition

ISO Topic Category
OCEANS
Access Constraints It is recommended that ocean modelers who acquire the NCOM 1.4 source code
from this site should register as an NCOM user. Updates to the NCOM will be
announced to registered users and will appear on this web page from time to
time in the future. If you are an active NCOM user, please check this site
periodically for the most recent updates to the NCOM and its data files.
Use Constraints - The NCOM distribution (ncom1.4.0.tar.gz) consists of the NCOM 1.4 Fortran
source code and a collection of shell scripts.

- Distribution terms and conditions can be viewed from the following URL:
http://www.cesm.ucar.edu/models/ocn-ncom/README.NCOM1.4.html#COPYR

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Ancillary Keywords
General Circulation Model
Climate System
Ocean Component Models

Service Provider
UCAR/NCAR/CGD/OCE > Oceanography Section, Climate and Global Dynamics Division, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.cgd.ucar.edu/oce/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: NANCY NORTON
Email: njn01 at ncar.ucar.edu
Contact Address:
NCAR Oceanography Section
National Center for Atmospheric Research
PO Box 3000
United States
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: electronic
Distribution_Size: 336KB
Distribution_Format: compressed tar file
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Publications/References
R.C. Pacanowski, K. Dixon, A. Rosati. Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
/NOAA. Princeton, NJ. 08542

Bryan, Kirk. A numerical method for the study of the circulation world ocean:
1969, J. Computat. Phys 4 347-376.
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2000-09-11
SERF Last Revision Date: 2012-02-15
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