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Author Haidvogel, Dale B.

Title Numerical ocean circulation modeling / Dale B. Haidvogel, Aike Beckmann
Published London : Imperial College Press ; River Edge, NJ : Distributed by World Scientific Pub., [1999]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 320 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Series on environmental science and management ; vol. 2
Series on environmental science and management ; vol. 2
Contents Cover; NUMERICAL OCEAN CIRCULATION MODELING; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 THE CONTINUOUS EQUATIONS; Chapter 2 THE 1D HEAT AND WAVE EQUATIONS; Chapter 3 CONSIDERATIONS IN TWO DIMENSIONS; Chapter 4 THREE-DIMENSIONAL OCEAN MODELS; Chapter 5 SUBGRIDSCALE PARAMETERIZATION; Chapter 6 PROCESS-ORIENTED TEST PROBLEMS; Chapter 7 SIMULATION OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC; Chapter 8 THE FINAL FRONTIER; Appendix A Equations of Motion in Spherical Coordinates; Appendix B Equation of State for Sea Water; Appendix C List of Symbols; Bibliography; Index
Summary This book offers a comprehensive overview of the models and methods employed in the rapidly advancing field of numerical ocean circulation modelling. For those new to the field, concise reviews of the equations of oceanic motion, sub-grid-scale parameterization, and numerical approximation techniques are presented and four specific numerical models, chosen to span the range of current practice, are described in detail. For more advanced users, a suite of model test problems is developed to illustrate the differences among models, and to serve as a first stage in the quantitative evaluation of
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-311) and index
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Subject Ocean circulation -- Mathematical models.
Form Electronic book
Author Beckmann, A. (Aike)
ISBN 1860943934 (electronic bk.)
9781860943935 (electronic bk.)