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TAO Proceedings - TIP 6

Proceedings of the sixth meeting of the TAO Implementation Panel

European Centre for Medium Range Forecasting
Reading, England
4 - 6 November 1997

Edited by
Linda J. Mangum
Michael J. McPhaden
NOAA/Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory
7600 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, Washington 98115-0070

Published by NOAA/Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory On behalf of the directorates of :
The Global Climate Observing System
The Global Ocean Observing System
The Climate Variability and Predictability Program

Table of contents

  1. Summary
    Other TIP pages
    TIP homepage
    TIP-5, India, November 1996
    TIP-7, Ivory Coast, November 1998
  2. Opening of the meeting
  3. Summary of current conditions in the Tropical Pacific
  4. National Reports
    1. United States
    2. Japan
    3. Taiwan
    4. India
    5. France
  5. Program status reports
    1. Pilot Research Moored Array in the Tropical Atlantic (PIRATA)
    2. Joint Air-Sea Interaction Monsoon Experiment (JASMINE)
    3. Solar Radiation Measurements from the TAO Array
    4. Tropical Rainfall Measurements Program
    5. Ocean Observations for Climate Panel (OOPC)
    6. CLIVAR Upper Ocean Panel/GODAE
    7. News from the CLIVAR International Project Office (CLIVAR IPO)
    8. Global Ocean Observing System
    9. Data Buoy Co-ordination Panel
    10. Status of NOAA Climate Observations in the U.S.
    11. Pan American Climate Studies (PACS)
    12. Implementing Observations for Prediction and Assessment Purposes with an Emphasis on the ENSO Observing System
    13. International Research Institute for Climate Prediction
  6. Science reports
    1. The ENSO Observing System and its Impact on ECMWF Seasonal Forecasting
    2. Impact of the TOGA Observing System on Ocean Initialization and ENSO Prediction
    3. Actual and Potential Use of TAO Data at Meteo-France
    4. Toward Determining the Sensitivity of the ENSO Coupled System to Perturbations
    5. Use of the TAO Buoy Data by the U.S. Navy
    6. Comparison of NCEP/NCAR and ECMWF Reanalyzed Fields with TAO Buoy Observations Over the Tropical Pacific
    7. The Value of Well-Instrumented Surface Moorings
    8. Interannual Variability of the High-Salinity Tongue South of the Equator at 165E
    9. Effects of Salinity and the Indonesian Throughflow on the Tropical Indo-Pacific Basin
    10. Short-Term Climate Variability in Taiwan and the Tropical Atmosphere- Ocean
    11. Surface Oceanic Eastward Jet and Its Relation With the Westerly Wind Bursts in the Western Equatorial Pacific: Use of Satellite Scatterometer Data
    12. Penetration of Visible Light in the Upper Ocean Heat Budget
  7. Recommendations
  8. Acknowledgements


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