Numerical modelling of oceanic circulation forced by the stationary wind in a two-layer ocean

A.B. Fedotov

Institute of Natural and Technical Systems, Russian Federation, Sevastopol, Lenin St., 28

E-mail: fedotov57@mail.ru

UDC 551.465.5

Abstract:

   Using numerical simulation of two-layer ocean under the outer stationary vorticity flux the investigation of the development of a large-scale circulation has been provided. The space and time scales estimates of stream velocity oscillations in numerical experiments have been discussed and compared with the characteristics of large-scale circulation.

Кeywords: synoptic variability, large-scale variability, wind-forced currents.

Full text in PDF(RUS)

LIST OF REFERENCES

  1. Педлоски Дж. Геофизическая гидродинамика в 2-х т. Т. 1 / пер. с англ. М.: Мир. 1984. 396 с.
  2. Phillips N. A simple threedimensional model for the study of largescale extratropical flow patterns // J. of Meteorology, 1951. V. 8. N 6. P. 381–394.
  3. Rhines P.B. Geostrophic turbulence. Ann. Rev. Fluid Mech. 1979. V. 11. P. 401–441.
  4. Arakawa A. Computational design of longterm numerical integration of the equations of fluid motion. 1. Two-dimensional incompressible flow // Journal of Comput. Physics. V. 1. № 1. P. 119–143.
  5. Роуч П. Вычислительная гидродинамика. М.: Мир, 1980. 618 с.
  6. Ларичев В.Д., Федотов А.Б. Явление самоорганизации в геострофической турбулентности на β-плоскости // ДокладыАН СССР, 1988. Т. 298. № 4. C. 971–975.
  7. Hallberg R., Gnanadesikan A. An exploration of the role of transient eddies in determining the transport of a zonally reentrant current // J. Phys. Oceanography, 2001. V. 31. P. 3312–3330.
  8. Stewart K., Haine T. Wind-driven Arctic freshwater anomalies // Geophys. Res. Lett., 2013. V. 40. P. 6196–6201.
  9. Martin T., Steele M., Zhang J. Seasonality and long-term trend of Arctic Ocean surface stress in a model // J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 2014. 119. P. 1723–1738.
  10. Di Qi, Andrew J. Majda. Low- dimensional reduced-order models for statistical responce and unsertainty quantification: two-layer baroclinic turbulence. J.
    Atm. Sci., 2016, published online, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-16-0192.1

If you have found a spelling error, please, notify us by selecting that text and pressing Ctrl+Enter.

Translate »

Spelling error report

The following text will be sent to our editors: