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Barotropic Tide Model for the Pacific BasinEntry ID: tide_pac
Abstract: Barotropic tide model for the Pacific Ocean. The model is based on harmonics distributed by Oregon State University (OSU) and assimilates satellite altimetry data from TOPEX/Poseidon. It was generated using OSU Tidal Prediction Software (OTPS), modified locally by J. Potemra, using barotropic inverse tidal solutions from OSU. While considerable effort has been made to implement all model components in a thorough, correct, and accurate manner, numerous sources of error are possible. As such, please use this output with the caution appropriate for any ocean related activity.
Purpose: PacIOOS provides timely, reliable, and accurate ocean information to support a safe, clean, productive ocean and resilient coastal zone in the U.S. Pacific Islands region.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Oregon State University
Dataset Title: Barotropic Tide Model for the Pacific Basin
Data Presentation Form: OPeNDAPOnline Resource: http://pacioos.org
Start Date: 2011-01-01Stop Date: 2015-12-31
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Use Constraints The data may be used and redistributed for free but is not intended for legal use, since it may contain inaccuracies. Neither the data Contributor, University of Hawaii, PacIOOS, NOAA, State of Hawaii nor the United States Government, nor any of their employees or contractors, makes any warranty, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness, of this information.
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: egbert at coas.oregonstate.edu
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2015-03-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-12-06