A baroclinic three dimensional numerical model applied to coastal Lagoons


Balas L., Ozhan E.

COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE - ICCS 2003, PT II, PROCEEDINGS, cilt.2658, ss.205-212, 2003 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 2658
  • Basım Tarihi: 2003
  • Dergi Adı: COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE - ICCS 2003, PT II, PROCEEDINGS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.205-212

Özet

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.