A baroclinic three dimensional numerical model applied to coastal Lagoons


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BALAS L. , Ozhan E.

COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE - ICCS 2003, PT II, PROCEEDINGS, vol.2658, pp.205-212, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 2658
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/3-540-44862-4_23
  • Title of Journal : COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE - ICCS 2003, PT II, PROCEEDINGS
  • Page Numbers: pp.205-212

Abstract

An implicit barochnic unsteady three-dimensional model (HIDROTAM3) which consists of hydrodynamic, transport and turbulence model components, has been implemented to two real coastal water bodies namely, Oludeniz Lagoon located at the Mediterranean coast and Bodrum Bay located at the Aegean Sea coast of Turkey. M2 tide is the dominant tidal constituent for the coastal areas. The flow patterns in the coastal areas are mainly driven by the wind force. Model predictions are highly encouraging and provide favorable results.