Articles | Volume 14, issue 3
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 1445–1467, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-1445-2021

Special issue: Nucleus for European Modelling of the Ocean - NEMO

Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 1445–1467, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-1445-2021

Development and technical paper 15 Mar 2021

Development and technical paper | 15 Mar 2021

The Regional Ice Ocean Prediction System v2: a pan-Canadian ocean analysis system using an online tidal harmonic analysis

Gregory C. Smith et al.

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Short summary
Canada's coastlines include diverse ocean environments. In response to the strong need to support marine activities and security, we present the first pan-Canadian operational regional ocean analysis system. A novel online tidal harmonic analysis method is introduced that uses a sliding-window approach. Innovations are compared to those from the Canadian global analysis system. Particular improvements are found near the Gulf Stream due to the higher model grid resolution.