Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 7 No 7
Marine Scotland has led the development of a hydrodynamic model (FVCOM) for the Scottish continental shelf waters called the Scottish Shelf Model (SSM). A series of six reports have been produced documenting the development of the hydrodynamic model. This report is Part 5: Wider Loch Linnhe System Sub-Domain, documenting the development of this sub-domain model. A companion volume contains additional details on the model development and lessons learned.
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Saturday, May 5, 2012 - 23:00 to Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 00:00
UK Open Government Licence (OGL)
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Case study: Wider Loch Linnhe Sub-Domain. The overall study area includes all of the Scottish shelf waters out to the 200m depth contour at the edge of the continental shelf. A Scottish shelf waters model covering this study area has been developed to simulate the hydrodynamic conditions in three-dimensions, including meteorological and tidal forcings. The model resolution is variable and matched to the processes and bathymetry that are required for the simulations.
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