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Ocean Science An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union

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Ocean Sci., 13, 235-257, 2017
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Research article
03 Apr 2017
Validation of an ocean shelf model for the prediction of mixed-layer properties in the Mediterranean Sea west of Sardinia
Reiner Onken
Interactive discussionStatus: closed
AC: Author comment | RC: Referee comment | SC: Short comment | EC: Editor comment
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RC1: 'Minor revisions for os-2016-85', Anonymous Referee #1, 07 Nov 2016 Printer-friendly Version 
AC1: 'Reply to the comment of Referee #1 of 7 November 2016', Reiner Onken, 19 Dec 2016 Printer-friendly Version 
RC2: 'Revision', Anonymous Referee #2, 16 Dec 2016 Printer-friendly Version 
AC2: 'Reply to Reviewer #2', Reiner Onken, 22 Dec 2016 Printer-friendly Version 
AC3: 'Reply to referee #2', Reiner Onken, 10 Jan 2017 Printer-friendly Version Supplement 
Peer review completion
AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Svenja Lange on behalf of the Authors (09 Feb 2017)  Author's response
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (10 Feb 2017) by Dr. Jacopo Chiggiato
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (09 Mar 2017)  
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (Editor review) (09 Mar 2017) by Dr. Jacopo Chiggiato  
AR by Anna Wenzel on behalf of the Authors (15 Mar 2017)  Author's response  Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (15 Mar 2017) by Dr. Jacopo Chiggiato
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Short summary
A numerical ocean circulation model has been employed to explore the sensitivity of the forecast skill of mixed-layer properties to the initial conditions, boundary conditions, and vertical mixing parameterisations. All forecasts were validated against observations which were taken in June 2014 to the west of Sardinia.
A numerical ocean circulation model has been employed to explore the sensitivity of the...