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Fluctuating Flows

Research using MITgcm explores the impact of including nonseasonal river discharge in a global ocean model.

An Ocean of Plastic

Using their​ hybrid MITgcm-plastic model a Chinese-US collaboration explores the fate of the excess trash generated by COVID.

Blooming Antarctica

Researchers use MITgcm to understand how phytoplankton blooms and inorganic carbon respond to sea-ice variability in the West Antarctic Peninsula.

Arctic Shipping Forecast

MITgcm underpins a new Chinese Arctic sea-ice prediction system.

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.

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.

Islands in the Stream

A group from National Taiwan University has been using MITgcm to study submesoscale island wakes in the Kuroshio Current off Taiwan.