Polar Ice Prediction System Version 3.0 (PIPS 3)

Updated 2000-06-30

To develop the next-generation Navy operational ice thickness and movement model.

This is not a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project

Time frame

Status
Ongoing
Project time span
not specified
Data collection
not specified
Data processing
not specified
Data reporting
not specified

Contact information

Contact person
Ruth Preller
Address
Naval Research Laboratory (Code 7322) Stennis Space Center MS 39529 USA
Phone
+1-601-688-5444
Email
lim.yvan.csslrn@rellerp
Other project contacts
Michael Steele, APL/UW Donald Pritchard, Icecasting Inc. Axel Schweiger, APL/UW Gary Maykut, APL/UW Erland Schulson, Dartmouth University Max Coon, Northwest Research Associates, Inc. Jinlun Zhang, APL/UW

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Ice/snowpack
Precipitation/snow
Seawater/suspended particulate matter
Additional information or further specification of types of data / information collected, species / tissues / organs sampled, etc.

Model includes NOGAPS inputs (atmospheric pressure, winds), ice thickness distribution, water temperature/salinity/currents with depth, ice movements (on a 9-km grid across the Arctic).

Geography

Regions studied
Arctic Ocean
Barents Sea
Beaufort Sea
Bering Sea
Chukchi Sea
Greenland Sea
Iceland Sea
Kara Sea
Norwegian Sea

Data availability

Are data archived or planned to be archived at an AMAP Thematic Data Centre?
no
Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?
No

Methods & Procedures

Not specified

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
No
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