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fraction of the variance in many oceanographic variables
is due to tides. As a
result, for many practical applications in the marine
environment accurate maps of tidal currents or elevations
are often indispensable. Knowledge of tides is of value
in many scientific studies as well.
Our global and local models of barotropic tide provide elevations (realtive to mean sea level) and transports/currents. They are available for free donwload - use menu on left to navigate the page. To refer to our models/software in your publications please use the citation:
Egbert, Gary D., and Svetlana Y. Erofeeva. "Efficient inverse modeling of barotropic ocean tides." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 19.2 (2002): 183-204.
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TPXO9 movie frames were obtained using m_map
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