Universität Rostock, 2014
Abstract: In this thesis three approaches to improve the simulated transport processes in coastal ocean models are discussed. The first approach deals with the discretisation of the governing equations and provides a diagnostic tool to assess the accuracy of a numerical transport scheme. The second approach considers the validity of the governing equations itself and suggests an alternative inclusion of missing nonhydrostatic dynamics. The third approach presents the inclusion of unresolved wind wave effects into a coastal ocean model.
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