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Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modeling of the airflow around vessels is recommended to improve data accuracy. Research at the Southampton Oceanography Center, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and other institutions revealed that modeled airflow can be used to determine optimal sensor locations. CFD results also can be used to adjust meteorological measurements to remove biases caused by the air flow around various ship structures. Discussions are underway to complete CFD modeling on new R/Vs during their design phase. A wide range of questions and issues need to be resolved in the area of CFD modeling and further discussion is expected at future SAMOS workshops. Researchers interested in flow modeling for vessels or buoys are encouraged to contact the SAMOS Data Assembly Center.