An Observational Model of Far-Field Transport

by Raymond Walton, Camp Dresser & McKee Inc, Boston, MA, USA,
Jonathan A. French, Camp Dresser & McKee Inc, Boston, MA, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Zone '87

Abstract: Accurate numerical simulation of the transport and fate of constituents in coastal waters is made difficult by the general inability to adequately specify open-water boundary conditions for the hydrodynamic model. Instead, an observational model may provide sufficient detail to permit sound engineering judgement.

Subject Headings: Mathematical models | Three-dimensional models | Numerical models | Three-dimensional flow | Ocean currents | Model accuracy | Hydrologic models | Sea water

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