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dc.contributor.authorZhang, Hongen_US
dc.contributor.authorSannasiraj, S.en_US
dc.contributor.authorChan, Eng Soonen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-04-24T11:48:51Z
dc.date.available2017-04-24T11:48:51Z
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.date.modified2010-09-10T05:17:47Z
dc.identifier.issn1874-1495en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.2174/1874149500903010048en_AU
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/26085
dc.description.abstractWind, wave and current interactions control the boundary fluxes, momentum and energy exchange between the atmosphere and the ocean, and within the water column. The wind wave effect on the circulation is investigated in a three-dimensional time-dependant ocean circulation model. This POM (Princeton Ocean Model) based model is implemented with realistic coastlines in South China Sea and emphasizes the simulation of physical parameters in the water column. Taking account of the wind waves, an increase in air-sea drag coefficient, reflecting an enhanced sea surface roughness due to increased wave heights, is shown to improve the simulated surface current and the sea surface elevation. It is also found that developing waves with smaller peak periods influenced the surface circulation more significantly. The inclusion of the wind wave parameterization also affects the current near the seabed in the shallow water. The model is validated against current, temperature and salinity data measured in the Asian Seas International Acoustics Experiment (ASIAEX). The simulation results in the period of April - May 2001 show that wave-induced surface stress increases the magnitude of currents both at the surface and near the seabed. On the other hand, wave-induced bottom stress retards the near bottom currents in shallow water. Therefore the net effect of wind waves on circulation depends on the significance of current and elevation changes due to wind waves through both the surface and the bottom.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_AU
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dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherBentham Openen_US
dc.publisher.placeNetherlandsen_US
dc.publisher.urihttp://www.bentham.org/open/tociej/en_AU
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom48en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto61en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalOpen Civil Engineering Journalen_US
dc.relation.ispartofvolume3en_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_AU
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode291205en_US
dc.titleWind wave effects on hydrodynamic modeling of ocean circulation in the South China Seaen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Peer Reviewed (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articlesen_US
gro.facultyGriffith Sciences, Griffith School of Engineeringen_US
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gro.date.issued2009
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