Accession Number : ADA251405

Title :   The Gulf of Mexico Response to Hurricane Frederic Simulated With the Princeton Numerical Ocean Circulation Model.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : INSTITUTE FOR NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHY STENNIS SPACE CENTER MS

Personal Author(s) : Ly, Le N.

Report Date : MAY 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 44

Abstract : This report is a three-dimensional, nonlinear, primitive equation, ocean general circulation model developed at Princeton University and is used to study the response of the Gulf of Mexico to Hurricane Frederic. The model has surface dynamics and a second order turbulence closure scheme for the mixed layer. The study focuses on nonlinear interaction between Hurricane Frederic and the Loop Current, the hurricane induced current, shelf wave, and sea level response to hurricane forcing. INO, NAOPS, SPEM, PRINCETON, NOGOUFS, MODE, PREDICTION, HARVARD, DART, OGCM, OTIS, SPEM, ECMOP.

Descriptors :   *HURRICANES, *AIR WATER INTERACTIONS, *MEXICO GULF, *OCEAN MODELS, CIRCULATION, CLOSURES, DYNAMICS, EQUATIONS, GULFS, INTERACTIONS, LOOPS, MEXICO, MODELS, OCEANS, PREDICTIONS, RESPONSE, SEA LEVEL, SURFACES, THREE DIMENSIONAL, TURBULENCE, UNIVERSITIES, MATHEMATICAL MODELS.

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE