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Experimental Ecological Forecasting Product

This model uses climate variables (i.e. air temperature, windspeed, sea surface temperature, solar radiation) from NOAA forecasted climate data to forecast mussel body temperatures at several heights in the intertidal. Forecasts are for today until 7 days from now, where day 7 includes data for only the first half of the day (i.e. until noon local time).

This program is currently a work in progress and is being expanded and edited daily. It is furnished in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Do not use this program as a basis for any decisions that could result in harm to people, other organisms, or property. Do not rely on these predictions if you need guaranteed results. We rely on users like you to tell us when something is wrong. Please continue to do so.

       USA West Coast Forecast    
       USA East Coast Forecast    
   South Carolina Coast Forecast    
        Europe Forecast    
        Northern Europe Forecast    
        Galicia Forecast (NW Spain)    
        Japan Forecast    
        New Zealand Forecast    
        Southern Africa Forecast    

Funded by NOAA Ecological Forecasting, (NA04NOS4780264) NASA Earth Science Enterprise (NNG04GE43G), and NASA (NNX07AF20G, NNX11AP77).

Body Temperature Prediction derived from University of South Carolina intertidal version of   NOAA NCEP NOAH Land Surface Model

 Input data from NOAA National Weather Service Operational Forecasts and NOAA National Centers for Environmental Prediction Ocean Wave Forecasts

In accordance with USC Policy ACAF 7.04 the following information is included:

Department: Biological Sciences; Website Maintainer: David Wethey:  wethey at biol dot sc dot edu
Copyright 2008 by the Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina.
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