Table 4: Correlation values between the drift data and JMA-MSM wind product.

From: Assimilation of the seabird and ship drift data in the north-eastern sea of Japan into an operational ocean nowcast/forecast system

seabird drift t10 (N = 1484)0.065
seabird drift t11 (N = 4382)0.136
buoy drift t10 (N = 156)0.047
buoy drift t11 (N = 3256)0.066
ship drift t14 (N = 468)0.086
ship drift along navigation direction t14 (N = 384)0.091
ship drift along normal direction to navigation direction t14 (N = 234)0.115
ship drift, 2013.12.-2014.10 (N = 4514)0.048
ship drift along navigation direction, 2013.12-2014.10 (N = 2257)−0.010
ship drift along normal direction to navigation direction, 2013.12-2014.10 (N = 2257)0.125
  1. Bold font denotes statistically significant correlation with a two-tailed P value < 0.05. ‘N’ indicates a number of each data.