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Exercise 3: An illustration of one of the input parameters for the ocean model that can be obtained from experimental readings.

a) Look at the winds database for a period of a year---4 seasons--- and quantify the magnitude of winds. Also look at another sea, extract a region of the ocean, scale the color map to that region of the ocean.

b) Using the program provided, extract the wind stress acting over the Sea of Japan for each month of the year. Animate and describe. Do you see the strong winds from Siberia during winter? Compare your wind plots to Figures 10-13.