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Canadian Global Ocean Ice Prediction System Update

Date added: Tuesday 2nd August 2016

The Global Ice Ocean Prediction System (GIOPS) which runs operationally at the Canadian Meteorological Centre (CMC) was recently updated to a new version v2.1 on June 21st. This upgrade involved a significant improvement to the data assimilation component including the implementation of an Incremental Analysis Updating Procedure and improved Mean Dynamic Topography (MDT) following changes made to Mercator's PSY3 system.

A brief description of the update is available in the official release notice.

The new products are available on the DataMart (http://dd.weather.gc.ca/model_giops/).

A Technical Report describing the update is available here.