We gratefully acknowledge the contribution of model codes and personal assistance by A. Rosati and K. Miyakoda of GFDL in the development of our coupled model. Without their help, this work could not have been done. This work was supported under NOAA Grants NA26-GPO149 and NA46-GPO217, and NSF Grant ATM-93021354. Computer time for the coupled integration was provided through NOAA’s Office of Global Programs.
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