The IOOS Modeling Task Team was established in April 2014 and sunset in May 2017.
To address the challenges and recommendations from the IOOS Modeling and Analysis Workshop (2008), an IOOS Modeling Task Team was established by the IOOC. The major goal was to develop a strategy to advance the modeling component of IOOS which was called for during the National Ocean Policy Implementation Plan.
The strategy was drafted to provide specific technical input for the IOOC, the U.S. IOOS Program Office, and the IOOS Association for advancing IOOS modeling capabilities over the next 5-8 years. Overall, the task teams planned the strategy to achieve the following goals: