Tide-surge and wave modeling in the Gulf of Maine during the Patriot’s Day storm

Dongmei Xie, Qing-Ping Zou, John W. Cannon

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Abstract

The southern coast of Gulf of Maine is prone to flooding caused by northeasters, with the Patriot’s Day Storm in 2007 being a notable example. The state-of-the-art circulation model ADCIRC and spectrum wave model SWAN were applied to study the hydrodynamic response to the Patriot’s Day storm in the Gulf of Maine. The models can reasonably well simulate tides, storm surge and waves during this storm event. The underestimation of surge and wave may mainly result from the error in surface wind and pressure forcing.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Event3rd IMA International Conference on Flood Risk - Swansea University, Swansea, United Kingdom
Duration: 30 Mar 201531 Mar 2015

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Conference3rd IMA International Conference on Flood Risk
CountryUnited Kingdom
CitySwansea
Period30/03/1531/03/15

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Xie, D., Zou, Q-P., & Cannon, J. W. (2015). Tide-surge and wave modeling in the Gulf of Maine during the Patriot’s Day storm. Paper presented at 3rd IMA International Conference on Flood Risk, Swansea, United Kingdom.
Xie, Dongmei ; Zou, Qing-Ping ; Cannon, John W. / Tide-surge and wave modeling in the Gulf of Maine during the Patriot’s Day storm. Paper presented at 3rd IMA International Conference on Flood Risk, Swansea, United Kingdom.
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Tide-surge and wave modeling in the Gulf of Maine during the Patriot’s Day storm. / Xie, Dongmei; Zou, Qing-Ping; Cannon, John W.

2015. Paper presented at 3rd IMA International Conference on Flood Risk, Swansea, United Kingdom.

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