3. Modelling Storm Surge Current Structure

  1. P.P.G. Dyke,
  2. A.O. Moscardini and
  3. E.H. Robson
  1. A. M. Davies

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/LN012p0055

Offshore and Coastal Modelling

Offshore and Coastal Modelling

How to Cite

Davies, A. M. (1985) Modelling Storm Surge Current Structure, in Offshore and Coastal Modelling (eds P.P.G. Dyke, A.O. Moscardini and E.H. Robson), Springer-Verlag, New York Inc.. doi: 10.1029/LN012p0055

Author Information

  1. Institute of Oceanographic Sciences, Bidston Observatory, Birkenhead, Merseyside, L43 7RA, England.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783540960546

Online ISBN: 9781118669150



  • Eddy viscosity;
  • Eigenfunctions;
  • Galerkin method;
  • Spectral model formulation;
  • Storm surge models;
  • Surface currents;
  • Turbulence theory;
  • Wind stress


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Spectral Model Formulation

  • Form of Vertical Eddy Viscosity

  • A Three Dimensional Simulation Model of Surge Currents on the North-West European Shelf

  • A Mechanistic Model of Wind Induced Current Profiles

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References