[MITgcm-support] Surface gravity waves?
atevan at wisc.edu
Fri Jun 12 17:26:59 EDT 2009
Thank you very much for your response and for pointing me to your paper!
On Jun 12, 2009, at 2:23 PM, Dimitris Menemenlis wrote:
> Amato, you don't need to explicitly resolve surface gravity waves in
> order to simulate storm surges.
> For example in the this paper: http://ecco2.org/manuscripts/2007/gibraltar.pdf
> storm surges were simulated using typical MITgcm implicit free
> surface settings.
> If you want to resolve surface gravity waves rather than treat them
> I am guessing that all you need to do is to reduce deltat, the model
> time step.
> On Jun 12, 2009, at 12:05 PM, Amato Evan wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Does anyone know if there is a combination of settings would permit
>> surface gravity waves? I'm extremely new to the model, so please
>> forgive me if I don't use the correct jargon here. Ultimately I'm
>> trying to figure out if the MITgcm can be used to simulate TC storm
>> surge. Thanks in advance!
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