Accession Number : ADA017572
Title : Tidal and Current Prediction for the Amazon's North Channel Using a Hydrodynamical-Numerical Model.
Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,
Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF
Personal Author(s) : Carvalho Ferraz,Luiz Antonio de
Report Date : SEP 1975
Pagination or Media Count : 84
Abstract : The hydrodynamical-numerical prediction model developed by W. Hansen is applied to the North Channel of the Amazon River for computation of tides and currents; the results are compared with tidal prediction obtained by the harmonic method and to actual current measurements.
Descriptors : *Hydrodynamics, *Tides, *River currents, Brazil, Computer programs, Rivers, Mathematical models, Forecasting, Theses, Hydraulic models
Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE