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Intercomparison Test Version of the SAIL Wave Model

  • J. A. Greenwood
  • V. J. Cardone
  • L. M. Lawson

Abstract

In this chapter, a new wave prediction model termed discrete/hybrid, is proposed and tested, which incorporates parts of both Pierson—Tick—Baer (PTB)-type models and parametric models. It differs from the hybrid/parametric models in that the entire directional spectrum is banded and all bands are propagated. It differs from the PTB treatment of the source term in applying in banded space a parametric growth to model the effects of nonlinear wave—wave interactions. In the new model, each band is subjected to the greater of growth by a wind-wave instability mechanism consistent with the Abaco measurements, and parametric growth derived from an ε—ξ  law (ε is nondimensional total energy; ξ is nondimensional fetch).

Keywords

Peak Frequency Nondimensional Time Sail Model Mercator Projection Ocean Wave Spectrum 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. A. Greenwood
    • 1
  • V. J. Cardone
    • 1
  • L. M. Lawson
    • 2
  1. 1.Oceanweather Inc.Cos CobUSA
  2. 2.Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological LaboratoriesNational Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationMiamiUSA

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