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Validating POLCOMS with Smartbuoy data
Smartbuoy data is used for validating and testing the POLCOMS models. Smartbuoy is a fixed mooring which measures fluorescence, turbidity, PAR, salinity, sea water temperature and oxygen saturation. It is located in Liverpool Bay, near to the Liverpool Bar Light (Site A).
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POLCOMS/Smartbuoy validation hindcasts: previous day | week | month
The following graphs show the latest temperature, salinity, and oxygen from Smartbuoy (black) and the Irish Sea model (red).




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28th February 2012
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