Hersbach, Hans; Janssen, Peter A.E.
April 2001
Journal of Atmospheric & Oceanic Technology;Apr2001, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p716
Academic Journal
Discusses the introduction of a more liberal limiter in comparison to the limiter in the Wave Ocean Model (WAM) introduced by Hersbach and Janssen in 1999. Reasons for the introduction of a limiter; Discussion on the instability of the semi-implicit scheme implemented in the WAM; Examination of the counterexample for the HJ99 presented by Hargreaves and Annan.


Related Articles

  • Comments on 'Improvement of the Short-Fetch Behavior in the Wave Ocean Model (WAM)' Hargreaves, J.C.; Annan, J.D. // Journal of Atmospheric & Oceanic Technology;Apr2001, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p711 

    Presents information on a study which analyzed the wave ocean model (WAM) developed by Hersbach and Janssen in 1999, designed for modeling the ocean wave field in deep water. Information on the WAM operator splitting method; Comment on the integration scheme of the WAM; Conclusions.

  • HIGH SEAS. Davy, Emma // Current Science;11/8/2002, Vol. 88 Issue 6, p6 

    Focuses on the unpredictable and random behavior of high ocean waves. Explanations given by oceanographers for the rise of waves; Application of chaos theory for the explanation of wave behavior; Factors that contribute for high ocean wave.

  • A Modification of the Garrett-Munk Internal Wave Spectrum. Levine, Murray D. // Journal of Physical Oceanography;Nov2002, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p3166 

    The Garrett-Munk (GM) spectrum continues to be a useful description of the oceanic internal wave field. However, there are several inconsistencies and ambiguities that make it difficult to use in comparing internal wave fields at different latitudes, stratifications, and water depths. A modified...

  • Investigation of Wave Growth and Decay in the SWAN Model: Three Regional-Scale Applications. Rogers, W. Erick; Hwang, Paul A.; Wang, David W. // Journal of Physical Oceanography;Feb2003, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p366 

    Wave growth and decay characteristics in a typical wave action model [Simulating Waves Nearshore (SWAN)] are investigated in this paper. This study is motivated by generally poor agreement between model results and measurements for a regional-scale model of a two-day period during the SandyDuck...

  • Wave attenuation in the Agulhas Current. Grundlingh, Marten; Rossouw, Marius // South African Journal of Science;Jul95, Vol. 91 Issue 7, p357 

    Describes satellite observations of wave height reduction in the Agulhas Current in South Africa. Occurrence when waves are aligned with the flow; Decrease in wave height; Prevalence in the northern parts of the Agulhas Current.

  • Intercomparison of the Performance of Operational Ocean Wave Forecasting Systems with Buoy Data. Bidlot, Jean-Raymond; Holmes, Damian J.; Wittmann, Paul A.; Lalbeharry, Roop; Chen, Hsuan S. // Weather & Forecasting;Apr2002, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p287 

    The monthly exchange of ocean wave model data has successfully been taking place among five operational weather centers. The data are compared with observations obtained from moored buoys and platforms. The analysis of 3 yr of data has helped to quantify the global and regional skills,...

  • Earthquake makes waves for tsunami models. Cyranoski, David // Nature;10/16/2003, Vol. 425 Issue 6959, p649 

    Focuses on efforts made by researchers to investigate the formation factors of tsunamis, waves created by sudden jolts to the sea floor, to provide accurate predictions of these waves and prevent fatalities caused by these waves with reference to the earthquake that stuck off Hokkaido, Japan in...

  • Measurement of Sea Surface Displacement with Interferometric Radar. Eshbaugh, James V.; Frasier, Stephen J. // Journal of Atmospheric & Oceanic Technology;Jul2002, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p1087 

    The technique by which interferometric radar can measure the time-varying sea surface displacement is outlined, and an experiment to test the performance of this technique is described. A high-resolution X-band imaging radar with spatial resolution of 40 cm was deployed from a small pier...

  • Sound field phase front variations in shallow water in the presence of intense internal waves. Katsnel’son, B.; Tskhoidze, A. // Acoustical Physics;Nov2008, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p835 

    The method of vertical modes and horizontal rays and the method of parabolic equation in the horizontal plane are used to study space-time fluctuations of the phase front of the sound field in the presence of a train of internal waves passing through the acoustic path. The possibility of...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics