Comparison of MERRA-2 and ECCO-v4 ocean surface heat fluxes: Consequences of different forcing feedbacks on ocean circulation and implications for climate data assimilation.

Ehud Strobach, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD, United States, Andrea Molod, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States, Dimitris Menemenlis, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, Gaƫl Forget, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States, Christopher N Hill, MIT, MA, Jean-Michel Campin, M.I.T./EAPS, Cambridge, MA, United States and Patrick Heimbach, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, United States