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China Ocean Engineering

, Volume 29, Issue 4, pp 473–488 | Cite as

Simulation of storm surge and wave due to typhoon Isewan (5915)

  • Jin-Hee Yuk
  • Kyeong Ok Kim
  • Han Soo Lee
  • Byung Ho Choi
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Abstract

An integrally coupled wave-tide-surge model was developed and then applied to the simulation of the wave-typhoon surge for the typhoon Isewan (typhoon Vera (5915)), which is the strongest typhoon that has struck Japan and caused incalculable damage. An integrally coupled tide-surge-wave model using identical and homogeneous meshes in an unstructured grid system was used to correctly resolve the physics of wave-circulation interaction in both models. All model components were validated independently. The storm surge and wave properties such as the surge height, the significant wave height, wave period and direction were reproduced reasonably under the meteorological forcing, which was reprocessed to be close to the observations. The resulting modeling system can be used extensively for the prediction of the storm surge and waves and the usual barotropic forecast.

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typhoon Isewan storm surge wave tide coupled wave-tide-surge model 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jin-Hee Yuk
    • 1
  • Kyeong Ok Kim
    • 2
  • Han Soo Lee
    • 3
  • Byung Ho Choi
    • 4
  1. 1.Disaster Management HPC Technology Research CenterKorea Institute of Science and Technology Information, YuseongDaejeonKorea
  2. 2.Marine Radionuclide Research CenterKorea Institute of Ocean Science & TechnologyAnsanKorea
  3. 3.Graduate School of Science and EngineeringSaitama UniversitySaitamaJapan
  4. 4.Department of Civil and Environmental EngineeringSungkyunkwan UniversitySuwonKorea

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