5. Numerical Modelling of Storm Surges in River Estuaries

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

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/LN012p0093

Offshore and Coastal Modelling

Offshore and Coastal Modelling

How to Cite

Twizell, E.H. (2013) Numerical Modelling of Storm Surges in River Estuaries, 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/LN012p0093

Author Information

  1. Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Brunei University, Uxbridge, Middlesex. UB8 3PH.

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783540960546

Online ISBN: 9781118669150



  • Chezy coefficients;
  • Mathematical model;
  • River model;
  • River mouth;
  • Sea model;
  • Storm surges


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Points to Note in Modelling

  • The Aims of a Mathematical Model of Storm Surges

  • The Differential Equations of the Model

  • Computational Aspects

  • Numerical Results: The Storm of 1953

  • Summary

  • References