Exploring AMOC Sensitivity
A team from the UK has been using an ocean-only configuration of the MITgcm and its adjoint to explore the sensitivity of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation to surface heat and freshwater fluxes over the Subpolar Gyre.
Breaking the Ice
Researchers from Germany and Canada study fracturing of sea ice by comparing different rheologies in the MITgcm sea-ice package
Tracking the Heat
Researchers in the US and the UK have been analyzing ocean heat transport in a recent ECCO dataset to investigate how it varies globally
High Latitude Channel Flow Revisited
Canadian researchers have been using the MITgcm in an idealized channel to investigate high-latitude tidal dynamics relevant to the fjords and channels of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.
Time for Time-Varying Diffusivity?
Researchers Julius Busecke and Ryan Abernathey have been using MITgcm in a study geared towards developing a time-resolved global dataset of surface lateral mesoscale eddy diffusivities.
2018 Research Roundup
Happy 2019: Another new year, another research roundup! Best wishes to MITgcmers past, MITgcmers present and MITgcmers yet to come…
Exploring ENSO-Related Global Ocean Heat Content Variations in ECCOv4
Researchers from China and Australia have been using the ECCOv4 dataset, an MITgcm product, to investigate ENSO-Related Global Ocean Heat Content Variations.
Modeling in Anticipation of Future Space Missions
A team of researchers from JPL and the University of Hawaii analyzed the distribution of internal gravity waves and submesoscale balanced motions in the near-surface around the globe in a recent 1/48° MITgcm simulation.
When the Wind Blows Harder
Andreas Klocker, an oceanographer working at the University of Tasmania, has been using MITgcm to explore the sensitivity of ventilation to surface wind stress in the Southern Ocean.
Cooling Climate with Volcanoes
MIT study uses MITgcm to probe the ocean’s role in mediating the climate’s response to volcanic eruptions.