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
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE