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unfiltered primitive-equation model of the upper layers of the Pacific Ocean

Richard Coval Alexander

unfiltered primitive-equation model of the upper layers of the Pacific Ocean

by Richard Coval Alexander

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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ocean-atmosphere interaction -- Mathematical models,
  • Pacific Ocean

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR.C. Alexander.
    SeriesRand Corporation. Paper -- P-5247, P (Rand Corporation) -- P-5247.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 54 p., [18] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13572993M
    OCLC/WorldCa1128763

    layer model. Driven by realistic wind and buoyancy forcing, his model did produce a current jet along the Keweenaw coast, but the model-predicted speed was only about 5 to 7 cm s–1, that is, 5 to 10 times smaller than that observed by Niebauer et al. (). The cases for this underestimation were believed due to (1) the low cross-shelf model. Sea Surface Elevation of the Primitive Equation Oceanic Model for the Gulf of Thailand W. Wannawong, U. Humphries and A. Luadsong Abstract: A sea surface elevation of the primitive equation oceanic model is proposed by studying in the Gulf of Thailand (GoT) from oE to oE in longitude and from oN to oN in latitude. The sea.

    Princeton Ocean model (POM) considering a low spatial res-olution configuration (Mediterranean sea model) and a very high one (Pagasitikos Gulf coastal model). It is shown that the two filters perform reasonably well when applied with the low resolution model. However, when the high resolution model is considered, the behavior of the SEEK. 2. Model description HYCOM is a primitive equation ocean general circulation model supported by code development and operational global/regional simulations associated with the HYCOM Consortium for Data Assimilative Modeling (see technical details in the model manual at ). HYCOM has been used in several large scale.

    eddies, is captured in the parameterized model. Finally, advantages of the parametric approach are demonstrated in two further contexts: 1) the spindown of a baroclinic zone and 2) the maintenance of surface winds by eddy momentum flux in the atmosphere. 1. Introduction Representation of eddies in ocean models remainsone.   A primitive equation World Ocean model has been integrated with restoring boundary conditions to reach a steady state. The global distribution of potential temperature, salinity, and meridional streamfunction are consistent with observations. In steady state, the effective freshwater fluxes were diagnosed, and the model has been integrated further Cited by:


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Unfiltered primitive-equation model of the upper layers of the Pacific Ocean by Richard Coval Alexander Download PDF EPUB FB2

A resumption of work begun by Crowley to construct a model of stratified ocean circulations based on the unfiltered (or free-surface) primitive equations of motion.

Solutions for temperature and velocity are sought to an initial value problem using an explicit, leapfrog, numerical scheme. Get this from a library. An unfiltered primitive-equation model of the upper layers of the Pacific Ocean.

[R C Alexander; Rand Corporation.]. It is a primitive equation model employing the reduced gravity assumption so that the deep ocean is at rest below the active upper ocean. The model consists of a surface mixed layer and an active layer below, which is divided into an arbitrary number of numerical layers by means of.

JOURNAL OF COMPUTATlONAL PHYS () A Reduced Gravity, Primitive Equation Model of the Upper Equatorial Ocean PETER R. GENT National Center for Atmospheric Research, P.O.

BoxBoulder, Colorado AND MARK A. CANE Lumont-Doherty Geological Observatory, Palisades, New York Received December 3, ; revised Cited by:   A general approach is proposed and then applied to a three-layer primitive equation Miami Isopycnic Coordinate Ocean Model (MICOM).

A simple double-gyre configuration is considered, and experiments are performed in the framework of the classical twin-experiment approach, as in Molcard et al. () and Özgökmen et al. In the twin Cited by: tion, river runoff (when applied as an upper ocean bound-ary condition), and sea ice melt.

Momentum exchange arises from stresses between the ocean and atmosphere or ice. the ocean free surface can be represented mathematically by the identity z - h (x, y, t) = 0.

For mathematical expediency, we. The model is oftentimes referenced as the Princeton Ocean Model (POM). The principal attributes of the model are as follows: o It contains an imbedded second moment turbulence closure sub-model to provide vertical mixing coefficients.

o It is a sigma coordinate model in that the vertical coordinate is scaled on the water column depth. What does WOPEM stand for. WOPEM stands for World Ocean Primitive Equation Model. Suggest new definition. This definition appears very rarely and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories: Science, medicine, engineering, etc.

Link/Page Citation. DIMENSIONAL PRIMITIVE EQUATION OCEAN CIRCULATION MODELS DAVID P. STEVENS School of Mathematics, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, U.K. (Received 8 February ; in final form 11 May ) An open boundary condition is constructed for three dimensional primitive equation ocean circulation models.

Integrated ocean modeling systems [further explanation needed. Integrated ocean modeling systems use multiple coupled models. This coupling allows researchers to understand processes that happen among multiple systems that are usually modeled independently, such as the ocean, atmosphere, waves, and sediments.

A two-and-a-half layer upper ocean model: Formulation and response to parameter changes. Mar. Syst., 1: Results from parameter sensitivity experiments with a limited domain (N, 65west to east) coarse-resolution two-and-a-half layer upper ocean model are presented, with an emphasis on sensitivity to horizontal by: 4.

The numerical ocean model used for both the inner and outer domain is a reduced gravity, one active layer, primitive equation model with the hydrostatic approximation used.

The fluid is assumed to be incompressible with uniform density in each layer. The effects of the density difference between the two layers is ignored except when multiplied.

The Finite Volume Community Ocean Model (FVCOM; Formerly Finite Volume Coastal Ocean Model) is a prognostic, unstructured-grid, free-surface, 3-D primitive equation coastal ocean circulation model.

The model is developed primarily by researchers at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and used by Climate: IGCM, HadCM3, HadGEM1, GFDL.

A primitive equation 3-dimensional baroclinic ocean model without the rigid-lid approximation is described. The horizontal resolution is °×2° and the vertical variations of the velocity components are resolved by 6 layers. In order to increase the allowable integration time step which is constrained by stability requirements, the vertically integrated continuity equation Cited by: 1.

an eddy-induced horizontal mass flux in the upper and lower surface layers. In the upper surface layer, in par-ticular, the magnitude of this mass flux is V9b9 M 5 12). (24)]zb z5I1 This mass flux appears as a surface d-function in qua-sigeostrophic theory (Bretherton ).

By assuming that the mixing slope varies smoothly to its surface val-Cited by: Users Guide For A Three-Dimensional, Primitive Equation, Numerical Ocean Model Article (PDF Available) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Because of the increases in the realism of OGCMs and in the coverage of Lagrangian datasets in most of the world's oceans, assimilation of Lagrangian data in OGCMs emerges as a natural avenue to improve ocean state forecast with many potential practical applications, such as environmental pollutant transport, biological, and naval-related by: Assimilation of surface velocity data into a primitive equation coastal ocean model Peter R.

Oke,1 J. Allen, Robert N. Miller, Gary D. Egbert, and P. Kosro College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Oregon, USACited by:   We describe the solutions of a numerical two-layer primitive equation model of an idealized Strait of Gibraltar and an adjacent eastward basin.

The quasi-steady circulation pattern in the basin features an anticyclonic gyre southward of the strait exit and an eastward boundary current attached to the southern boundary of the basin.

A variation of the initial upper-layer Cited by: 1. assimilation of standard and adaptive observations in a primitive equation ocean model F. Uboldi1 and A. Trevisan2 1no current affiliation 2CNR-ISAC, Bologna, Italy Received: 28 June – Revised: 11 January – Accepted: 11 January – Published: 24 March Abstract.

Oceanic and atmospheric prediction is based on. [15] In order to assess the model's performance at depth, the dominant EOFs from a vertical profile v o from a moored ADP located at °W and °N are compared to the EOFs of v m ().The first, second, and third modes of the EOFs from the model and the observations are qualitatively similar.

For this comparison the first mode represents the dominant, alongshore .An unstructured grid, finite-volume, three-dimensional (3D) primitive equation ocean model has been devel-oped for the study of coastal oceanic and estuarine circulation. The model consists of momentum, continuity, temperature, salinity, and density equations and is closed physically and mathematically using the Mellor and.The Finite-Volume Coastal Ocean Model (FVCOM) used in this study was jointly developed by University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution modeling research teams.

It is a three-dimensional, unstructured-grid, free-surface, primitive equation ocean model (Chen et al., ; Chen et al., ). Unlike.