The author thanks GFDL for supplying the atmospheric analysis and the U.S. Navy for providing the OTIS SST field. Much gratitude is due to Keith Blackwell for in-depth discussions and suggestions. Holly Allen, Christopher Dyke, and Robert Barbre generated many of the graphics to analyze model output. All simulations and analyses were performed on Sun Microsystems Inc. machines that were acquired through a SUN Mircosystems Inc. equipment grant.
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