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Fundamentals of ocean climate models

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ocean circulation -- Mathematical models.,
  • Ocean circulation -- Computer simulation.,
  • Atmospheric physics -- Mathematical models.,
  • Atmospheric physics -- Computer simulation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementStephen M. Griffies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGC228.5 .G75 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3302900M
    ISBN 100691118922
    LC Control Number2004043409

    Tracer conservation with an explicit free surface method for z-coordinate ocean models. Hydrostatic, quasi-hydrostatic, and nonhydrostatic ocean modeling. This is a unique and useful work. This remains a topic of intense research in the ocean model development community.

    It focuses on circulation, transport and mixing of estuarine and coastal water masses, which is ultimately related to an understanding of the hydrographic and hydrodynamic characteristics salinity, temperature, density and circulationmixing processes advection and diffusiontransport timescales such as the residence time and the exposure time. Inclusion of thermobaricity in isopyenic-coordinate ocean models. Ocean climate models continue to evolve. You can read more about the history of GFDL ocean model development here. Instead, we develop the equations from a mostly first principles perspective and take some care to nurture a physical understanding of the mathematics. Transient response in a z-level ocean model that resolves topography with partial-cells.

    In shallow shelf regions, where the top and bottom boundary layers are thought to be most important, many oceanographers use terrain-following coordinate systems. This is a unique and useful work. The third model class, the terrain following sigma models, remain the model of choice for coastal oceanographers, but they have largely remained absent from simulations of global ocean climate. Oceanography in the subtropical and subpolar latitudes is dominated by large-scale gyres with meandering and eddying boundary currents forming their western margins. Conservation of properties in a free-surface model.


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