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Data Sources

Many diverse groups have collected data in the Puget Sound and coastal PNW region, and we benefit from their efforts. Some of these sources include:

The model open ocean boundary conditions are provided by NCOM, the Navy Coastal Ocean Model, which is described in these papers:

Collaborations and related projects

Modeling has a long history in the Puget Sound and coastal PNW region and many groups are still active. Some links here:


last updated January 18, 2013