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Hierarchical Bayesian Modeling of Ocean Heat Content and its Uncertainty

  title={Hierarchical Bayesian Modeling of Ocean Heat Content and its Uncertainty},
  author={Samuel Baugh and Karen A. McKinnon},
The accurate quantification of changes in the heat content of the world’s oceans is crucial for our understanding of the effects of increasing greenhouse gas concentrations. The Argo program, consisting of Lagrangian floats that measure vertical temperature profiles throughout the global ocean, has provided a wealth of data from which to estimate ocean heat content. However, creating a globally consistent statistical model for ocean heat content remains challenging due to the need for a… 

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