Prediccion de oleaje generado por dos huracanes en las costas mexicanas del Golfo de Mexico : Evaluation of wave generation induced by two hurricanes on the Mexican coast of the Gulf of Mexico
Perez-Romero, Dulce Maria; Bolanos-Sanchez, Rodolfo; Silva-Casarin, Rodolfo. 2008 Prediccion de oleaje generado por dos huracanes en las costas mexicanas del Golfo de Mexico : Evaluation of wave generation induced by two hurricanes on the Mexican coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Ingenieria Hidraulica en Mexico, 23 (2). 5-20.Before downloading, please read NORA policies.
Bolanos_-_evaluation_of_wave_generation.pdf - Submitted Version
In this paper the behavior of the WAM model in the prediction of waves induced by hurricanes using wind fields of the NCEP/NCAR reanalysis program is evaluated. This is done by simulating the wave fields generated in the Gulf of Mexico by two recent hurricanes: Gilbert (1988) and Isidore (2002). Wave spectra at four points in front of the most important ports of the area are also analyzed. The results of significant wave heights and periods are compared with field measurements from three oceanographic buoys located in the northern part of the Gulf of Mexico. The agreement between model results and measurements is satisfactory.
|Item Type:||Publication - Article|
|Programmes:||Oceans 2025 > Shelf and coastal processes|
|Additional Keywords:||WAM; NCEP/NCAR; Prediction; Hurricanes; Gilbert; Isidore; Wave Modelling; wind Fields|
|NORA Subject Terms:||Marine Sciences|
|Date made live:||11 Feb 2009 13:04|
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