Articles | Volume 16, issue 3
Model evaluation paper
16 Feb 2023
Model evaluation paper |  | 16 Feb 2023

Multidecadal and climatological surface current simulations for the southwestern Indian Ocean at 1∕50° resolution

Noam S. Vogt-Vincent and Helen L. Johnson

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Ocean currents transport things over large distances across the ocean surface. Predicting this transport is key for tackling many environmental problems, such as marine plastic pollution and coral reef resilience. However, doing this requires a good understanding ocean currents, which is currently lacking. Here, we present and validate state-of-the-art simulations for surface currents in the southwestern Indian Ocean, which will support future marine dispersal studies across this region.