World Library  


Add to Book Shelf
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Book

Wave Climate in the Arkona Basin, the Baltic Sea : Volume 8, Issue 2 (17/04/2012)

By Soomere, T.

Click here to view

Book Id: WPLBN0004020576
Format Type: PDF Article :
File Size: Pages 14
Reproduction Date: 2015

Title: Wave Climate in the Arkona Basin, the Baltic Sea : Volume 8, Issue 2 (17/04/2012)  
Author: Soomere, T.
Volume: Vol. 8, Issue 2
Language: English
Subject: Science, Ocean, Science
Collections: Periodicals: Journal and Magazine Collection, Copernicus GmbH
Historic
Publication Date:
2012
Publisher: Copernicus Gmbh, Göttingen, Germany
Member Page: Copernicus Publications

Citation

APA MLA Chicago

Weisse, R., Behrens, A., & Soomere, T. (2012). Wave Climate in the Arkona Basin, the Baltic Sea : Volume 8, Issue 2 (17/04/2012). Retrieved from http://worldlibrary.net/


Description
Description: Institute of Cybernetics at Tallinn University of Technology, Akadeemia tee 21, 12618 Tallinn, Estonia. The basic features of the wave climate in the Southwestern Baltic Sea (such as the average and typical wave conditions, frequency of occurrence of different wave parameters, variations in wave heights from weekly to decadal scales) are established based on waverider measurements at the Darss Sill in 1991–2010. The measured climate is compared with two numerical simulations with the WAM wave model driven by downscaled reanalysis of wind fields for 1958–2002 and by adjusted geostrophic winds for 1970–2007. The wave climate in this region is typical for semi-enclosed basins of the Baltic Sea. The maximum wave heights are about half of those in the Baltic Proper. The maximum recorded significant wave height HS =4.46 m occurred on 3 November 1995. The wave height exhibits no long-term trend but reveals modest interannual (about 12 % of the long-term mean of 0.76 m) and substantial seasonal variation. The wave periods are mostly concentrated in a narrow range of 2.6–4 s. Their distribution is almost constant over decades. The role of remote swell is very small.

Summary
Wave climate in the Arkona Basin, the Baltic Sea

Excerpt
Alexandersson, H., Schmith, T., Iden, K., and Tuomenvirta, H.: Long-term variations of the storm climate over NW Europe, Global Atm. Ocean System, 6, 97–120, 1998.; Augustin, J.: Das Seegangsklima der Ostsee zwischen 1958–2002 auf Grundlage numerischer Daten (Sea state climate of the Baltic Sea 1958–2002 based on numerical data), Diploma Thesis, Institute for Coastal Research, GKSS Research Center Geesthacht, Germany, 2005 (in German).; [BACC] The BACC Author Team: Assessment of climate change for the Baltic Sea basin, Reg. Clim. Stud., Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, 474 pp., 2008.; Barstow, F. B., Haug, O., and van der Vlugt, T.: A field validation of a Directional Waveriders in a SEAWATCH buoy, in: Oceans Engineering for Today's Technology and Tomorrow's Preservation (OCEANS 1994), 13–16 Sept. 1994, Brest, France, IEEE, 2, II/32–II/37, doi:10.1109/OCEANS.1994.364011, 1994.; Blomgren, S., Larson, M., and Hanson, H.: Numerical modeling of the wave climate in the southern Baltic Sea, J. Coast. Res., 17, 342–352, 2001.; Broman, B., Hammarklint, T., Rannat, K., Soomere, T., and Valdmann, A.: Trends and extremes of wave fields in the northeastern part of the Baltic Proper, Oceanologia, 48, 165–184, 2006.; Bumke, K. and Hasse, L.: An analysis scheme for determination of true surface winds at sea from ship synoptic wind and pressure observations, Bound.-Lay. Meteorol., 47, 295–308, 1989.; Cie\'{s}likiewicz, W. and Herman, A.: Wave forecasting over the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Gdañsk using WAM and SWAN models with wind forcing data modelled by ICM, in: Research works based on the ICM's UMPL Numerical Weather Prediction System results, Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego, 97–108, 2002.; Cie\'{s}likiewicz, W. and Papliñska-Swerpel, B.: A 44-year hindcast of wind wave fields over the Baltic Sea, Coast. Eng., 55, 894–905, 2008.; Didenkulova, I.: Shapes of freak waves in the coastal zone of the Baltic Sea (Tallinn Bay), Boreal Environ. Res., 16, 138–148, 2011.; Feser, F., Weisse, R., and von Storch., H.: Multi-decadal atmospheric modeling for Europe yields multi-purpose data, Eos Transactions, 82, 305–310, 2001.; Gayer, G., Günther, H., and Winkel, N.: Wave climatology and extreme value analysis for the Baltic Sea area off the Warnemünde harbour entrance, Deutsche Hydrogr. Zeitschr., 47, 109–130, 1995.; Jaagus, J. and Kull, A.: Changes in surface wind directions in Estonia during 1966-2008 and their relationships with large-scale atmospheric circulation, Estonian J. Earth Sci., 60, 220–231, 2011.; Jönsson, A., Broman, B., and Rahm, L.: Variations in the Baltic Sea wave fields, Ocean Eng., 30, 107–126, 2003.; Kelpšait\.e, L., Herrmann, H., and Soomere, T.: Wave regime differences along the eastern coast of the Baltic Proper, Proc. Estonian Acad. Sci., 57, 225–231, 2008.; Kahma, K., Pettersson, H., and Tuomi, L.: Scatter diagram wave statistics from the northern Baltic Sea, MERI – Report Series of the Finnish Institute of Marine Research, 49, 15–32, 2003.; Kalnay, E., Kanamitsu, M., Kistler, R., Collins, W., Deaven, D., Gandin, L., Iredell, M., Saha, S., White, G., Woollen, J., Zhu, Y., Chelliah, M., Ebisuzaki, W., Higgins, W., Janowiak, J., Mo, K., Ropelewski, C., Wang, J., Leetmaa, A., Reynolds, R., Jenne, R., and Joseph, D.: The NCEP/NCAR reanalysis project, Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 77, 437–471, 1996.; Kelpšait\.e, L., Dailidien\.e, I., and Soomere, T.: Changes in wave dynamics at the southeastern coast of the Baltic Proper during 1993–2008, Boreal Environ. Res., 16, 220–232, 2011.; Kistler, R., Kalnay, E., Collins, W., Saha, S., White, G., Wollen, J., Chelliah, M., Ebisuzaki, W., Kanamitsu, M., Kousky, V., van den Dool, H., Jenne, R., and Fioriono, M.: The NCEP/NCAR 50-year reanalysis: monthly means CD-ROM and documentation, Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 82, 247–267, 2001.; Komen, G. J., Cavaleri, L., Donelan, M., Hasselmann, K., Hasselmann, S., and Janssen

 

Click To View

Additional Books


  • Metrics of Hurricane-ocean Interaction: ... (by )
  • Mapping Turbidity Currents Using Seismic... (by )
  • 137Cs Off Fukushima Dai-ichi, Japan – Mo... (by )
  • Improving the Parameterisation of Horizo... (by )
  • Temporal and Spatial Characteristics of ... (by )
  • The Role of Subpolar Deep Water Formatio... (by )
  • Detailed Temperature–salinity Distributi... (by )
  • Residual Circulation and Fresh-water Tra... (by )
  • Frequency-dependent Effects of the Atlan... (by )
  • Assimilation of Sea-ice Concentration in... (by )
  • Estuarine Circulation Reversals and Rela... (by )
  • Toward a Multivariate Reanalysis of the ... (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.