To give you the best possible experience, this site uses cookies. Continuing to use this site means you agree
to our use of cookies. If you'd like to learn more about the cookies we use please find out more

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.