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pure and applied geophysics

, Volume 111, Issue 1, pp 2346–2358 | Cite as

Numerical study of non-linear storm-surges

  • Claudio Tebaldi
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Summary

The problem of storm-surges is investigated in a rectangular basin, setting up a numerical hydrodynamical model using the ‘shallow-water’ equations. The forcing exerted by the atmosphere is given in the ‘idealized” form of a constant wind blowing over a section of the basin. The case in which the ‘window” of wind is moving is considered and for a basin that has the same dimensions of the Adriatic Sea. The conditions that give the maximum surge at one edge of the basin are investigated.

Keywords

Atmosphere Hydrodynamical Model Constant Wind Rectangular Basin Numerical Hydrodynamical Model 
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Riassunto

Il problema relativo alle storm-surges viene studiato in un bacino rettangolare, costru endo un modello idrodinamico numerico ed usando le equazioni relative ad acqua poco profonda. Lo ‘stress’ esercitato dall'atmosfera è dato nella forma idealizzata di un vento costante che soffia sopra una sezione del bacino. Si considera il caso in cui la ‘finestra’ di vento è in moto e per un bacino che ha le medesime dimensioni del mare Adriatico. Si studiano le condizioni che provocano il massimo dell'innalzamento ad un estremo del bacino.

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© Birkhäuser-Verlag 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Claudio Tebaldi
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  1. 1.Istituto di FisicaUniversità di BolognaBolognaItaly

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