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Dynamics and Modelling of Ocean Waves

Dynamics and Modelling of Ocean Waves

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  • Authors:
  • G. J. Komen, Royal Dutch Meteorological Service (KNMI), de Bilt, Holland
  • L. Cavaleri, Istituto per lo Studio della Dinamica delle Grandi Masse, CNR, Venice
  • M. Donelan, Canadian Centre for Inland Waters, Burlington, Ontario
  • K. Hasselmann, Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg
  • S. Hasselmann, Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg
  • P. A. E. M. Janssen, European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts, Reading
G. Barzel, E. Bauer, L. Bertotti, C. Brüning, G. J. H. Burgers, C. J. Calkoen, V. Cardone, L. Cavaleri, M. Donelan, R. Flather, H. C. Graber, H. Günther, B. Hansen, K. Hasselmann, S. Hasselmann, M. M. de las Heras, L. Holthuijsen, P. A. E. M. Janssen, R. E. Jensen, K. Kahma, G. J. Komen, P. Lionello, R. B. Long, V. K. Makin, D. Masson, C. Mastenbroek, J. Monbaliu, H. L. Tolman, C. F. De Valk, S. L. Weber, X. M. Wu, I. R. Young, Y. Yuan, L. Zambresky
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  • Date Published: August 1996
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521577816

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  • This book addresses both fundamental and applied aspects of ocean waves including the use of wave observations made from satellites. More specifically it describes the WAM model, its scientific basis, its actual implementation, and its many applications. The three sections of the volume describe the basic statistical theory and the relevant physical processes; the numerical model and its global and regional applications; and satellite observations, their interpretation and use in data assimilation.

    • First comprehensive description of the most advanced ocean wave model
    • Integrates wave physics, modelling and use of satellite observations
    • Written by a team of leading international wave modellers
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    "[T]he principal authors have done an admirable job of assembling a coherent whole and of providing a firm base for the exploration of the many challenging problems that remain." John Miles, Science

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    • Date Published: August 1996
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521577816
    • length: 556 pages
    • dimensions: 243 x 169 x 33 mm
    • weight: 0.87kg
    • contains: 169 b/w illus. 16 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    1. Basics
    2. The physical description of wave evolution
    3. Numerical modelling of wave evolution
    4. Applications to wave hindcasting and forecasting
    5. Global satellite wave measurements
    6. Wave data assimilation and inverse modelling
    7. Outlook
    Members of the WAM Group
    Contributors
    References
    Index.

  • Authors

    G. J. Komen, Royal Dutch Meteorological Service (KNMI), de Bilt, Holland

    L. Cavaleri, Istituto per lo Studio della Dinamica delle Grandi Masse, CNR, Venice

    M. Donelan, Canadian Centre for Inland Waters, Burlington, Ontario

    K. Hasselmann, Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg

    S. Hasselmann, Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg

    P. A. E. M. Janssen, European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts, Reading

    Contributors

    G. Barzel, E. Bauer, L. Bertotti, C. Brüning, G. J. H. Burgers, C. J. Calkoen, V. Cardone, L. Cavaleri, M. Donelan, R. Flather, H. C. Graber, H. Günther, B. Hansen, K. Hasselmann, S. Hasselmann, M. M. de las Heras, L. Holthuijsen, P. A. E. M. Janssen, R. E. Jensen, K. Kahma, G. J. Komen, P. Lionello, R. B. Long, V. K. Makin, D. Masson, C. Mastenbroek, J. Monbaliu, H. L. Tolman, C. F. De Valk, S. L. Weber, X. M. Wu, I. R. Young, Y. Yuan, L. Zambresky

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