New Approach to Wave Weather Scenarios Modeling

  • Alexander B. Degtyarev
Part of the Fluid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (FMIA, volume 97)


In the paper problems of wave climate description and modelling are considered. Wave climate is considered as ensemble of conditions of spatio-temporal wave fields characterized by frequency-directional spectra. Such approach with reference to shipbuilding is caused by expansion of the nomenclature of characteristics of wave and a wind, which are necessary for construction and operation of engineering offshore constructions, and operation of ships. Using of expanded set of wave and wind characteristics takes possibility to introduce term “scenario” of wave weather much more correctly and to use it for estimation of navigation safety.


Wave Height Wave Field Significant Wave Height Wave Spectrum Wind Wave 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander B. Degtyarev
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  1. 1.St.Petersburg State UniversitySt.PetersburgRussia

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