A Large Spectrum of Free Oceanic Oscillations

  • Malte Müller


An ocean model has been developed to compute a large set of barotropic free oscillations with explicit consideration of dissipative terms and the full ocean loading and self-attraction effect. The Implicitly Restarted Arnoldi Method is utilized to determine these free oscillations. It is a highly efficient approach to solve large scale eigenvalue problem, in particular if the matrix entries are generally nonzero. The mean performance on the SX-8 supercomputer is up to 3.4 TFlops on 512 CPUs.


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  • Malte Müller
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of OceanographyHamburgGermany

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