SOCRATES Forecast Support

SOCRATES campaign patch The Southern Ocean Clouds, Radiation, Aerosol Transport Experimental Study (SOCRATES) will be conducted to improve our understanding of clouds, aerosols, air-sea exchanges, and their interactions over the Southern Ocean.

The U.S. component of SOCRATES’ efforts are funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) and supported by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). The project is led by Principal Investigators from the University of Oklahoma, University of Washington, and several other U.S. universities. Australian collaborators include scientists and support from the Bureau of Meteorology, the Australian Antarctic Division, and Monash University.

Project Location: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, January 15, 2018 to February 26, 2018.

Supporting Forecasts and Data

IMPORTANT: Please note that these predictions are experimental and are produced for research purposes only. Use of these forecasts for purposes other than research is not recommended.