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Numerical Simulation and Observational Data Analysis of Mesoscale Eddy Effects on Surface Waves in the South China Sea

Jin Wang, Brandon J. Bethel, Changming Dong, Chunhui Li, Yuhan Cao
2022 Remote Sensing  
In addition, China–France Oceanography SATellite Surface Wave Investigation and Monitoring (CFOSAT-SWIM) observational data of a large warm-cored eddy in the South China Sea (SCS) during the period of  ...  Sensitivity experiments of ideal mesoscale eddies on waves were carried out by the Simulating WAves Nearshore (SWAN) wave model to investigate these influences.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to give our sincerest thanks to the four anonymous reviewers for their constructive suggestions and comments, which are of great value for improving the manuscript  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs14061463 fatcat:4sdricy72vep7myupqg5csc2fi

A quasi-global 1/10° eddy-resolving ocean general circulation model and its preliminary results

YongQiang Yu, HaiLong Liu, PengFei Lin
2012 Chinese Science Bulletin  
Compared with the simulation of the coarse-resolution OGCM, the eddy-resolving OGCM not only better simulates the spatial-temporal features of mesoscale eddies and the paths and positions of western boundary  ...  Forced by the surface fluxes from the reanalysis and observed data, the model has been integrated for approximately 20 model years (20 a).  ...  Therefore, we need further and comprehensive evaluations of the models to reproduce the mesoscale eddies in the South China Sea.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11434-012-5234-8 fatcat:igosqbuzdfhflk45iggvgwd76q

Ocean Exchange and Circulation

Miroslav Gačić, Manuel Bensi
2020 Water  
The study areas in which these topics are developed include both oceanic areas and semi-enclosed seas such as the Mediterranean Sea, the Norwegian Sea and the Fram Strait, the South China Sea, and the  ...  Most of them deal with mean circulation, basin and sub-basin-scale flows, mesoscale eddies, and internal processes (e.g., mixing and internal waves) that contribute to the redistribution of oceanic properties  ...  .; Yi, J A Census of the 1993-2016 Complex Mesoscale Eddy Processes in the South China Sea.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w12030882 fatcat:gtekamfyongldkbe5npky3xvme

Pathways of mesoscale variability in the South China Sea

Wei Zhuang, Yan Du, Dongxiao Wang, Qiang Xie, Shangping Xie
2010 Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology  
The propagation of oceanic mesoscale signals in the South China Sea (SCS) is mapped from satellite altimetric observations and an eddy-resolving global ocean model by using the maximum cross-correlation  ...  The southern eddy band lies in the southwest part of the SCS deep basin and is oriented in an approximately meridional direction. Mesoscale variability propagates southward along the band in autumn.  ...  The OFES simulation was conducted on the Earth Simulator under the support of JAMSTEC. The authors are grateful to two anonymous reviewers for their thoughtful comments on the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00343-010-0035-x fatcat:t735r73evjgztpf4f4wppj6mte

Dissipation of mesoscale eddies and its contribution to mixing in the northern South China Sea

Qingxuan Yang, Maxim Nikurashin, Hideharu Sasaki, Hui Sun, Jiwei Tian
2019 Scientific Reports  
It is reported that turbulent mixing is enhanced in the South China Sea (SCS), and it is highly variable in both space and time.  ...  Based on field experiments 3,6,15 and numerical simulations 16,17 , the energy flux of internal tides entering the SCS was estimated to be in the range of 7-10 GW.  ...  Figure 1 . 1 Propagation and dissipation of eddies in the SCS. Sea level anomaly from OFES simulation (a) and altimeter observation (b). The dates are labeled individually for each eddy.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41598-018-36610-x fatcat:admwsnposrdy7kd5hidjzvezd4

Modeling and Prediction of Internal Waves in the South China Sea

Harper Simmons, Ming-Huei Chang, Ya-Ting Chang, Shenn-Yu Chao, Oliver Fringer, Christopher Jackson, Dong Shan Ko
2011 Oceanography  
In the last 10 years a great deal of observational, theoretical and modeling effort has been directed toward the understanding and prediction of these solitary waves and their effects on oceanography of  ...  the Northern South China Sea.  ...  To simulate nonlinear internal waves in the South China Sea, a 2-km grid is employed in the South China Sea basin.  ... 
doi:10.5670/oceanog.2011.97 fatcat:husdmeobfreudhomhjygtq4i5i

Recent progress in studies of the South China Sea circulation

Qinyu Liu, Arata Kaneko, Su Jilan
2008 Journal of Oceanography  
The mesoscale eddies in the SCS are rather active and their formation mechanisms have been described in recent studies.  ...  The intensified western boundary currents associated with the cyclonic and anticyclonic gyres in the SCS play important roles in the sea surface temperature variability of the basin.  ...  Acknowledgements This study was supported by NSFC Grants (No. 40676010) and Ministry of Science and Technology of China (National Key Program for Developing Basic Science 2007CB411803).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10872-008-0063-8 fatcat:7rvfie5fnbf4njkzjixh2t5nuy

Observed and simulated submesoscale vertical pump of an anticyclonic eddy in the South China Sea

Yisen Zhong, Annalisa Bracco, Jiwei Tian, Jihai Dong, Wei Zhao, Zhiwei Zhang
2017 Scientific Reports  
To bridge this gap, a survey of a mesoscale anticyclone was conducted in early 2014 in the South China Sea capturing its structure at submesoscale resolution.  ...  Estimates based on mesoscale-resolving observations and both realistic and idealized models suggest that the eddy uplift may account for as much as 20-30% of new production in subtropical gyres 1,15-18  ...  Liam Brannigan and another anonymous reviewer for insightful comments on this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1038/srep44011 pmid:28276467 pmcid:PMC5343664 fatcat:pgjgzh4oebgezbsnesuwesiyf4

The effect of inhomogeneous water on seismic imaging in deepwater areas of the South China Sea

LiLi Ji, Mian Lin, TianYao Hao
2013 Chinese Science Bulletin  
The effect of inhomogeneous water on seismic imaging in deepwater areas  ...  Seismic wavefields are simulated and the results show that the traveltime of seismic waves can be affected. The maximum traveltime perturbation at zero offset is 20 ms.  ...  Because of the special geography, monsoons, asymmetric heat and buoyancy, cold-and warm-core eddies can be observed frequently in deep areas of the South China Sea [13, 14] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11434-013-5975-z fatcat:gbroscq3e5apjghd2v5pyxb3xa

Impact of remote oceanic forcing on Gulf of Alaska sea levels and mesoscale circulation

Arne Melsom
2003 Journal of Geophysical Research  
The study is based on results from numerical simulations, sea level data from tide gauge stations, and sea surface height anomalies from satellite altimeter data.  ...  Metzger, and H. E. Hurlburt, Impact of remote oceanic forcing on Gulf of Alaska sea levels and mesoscale circulation,  ...  The numerical simulations were performed using computer time grants from the U.S. Department of Defense High Performance Computing Modernization Program and were run on the Cray T3E at the U.S.  ... 
doi:10.1029/2002jc001742 fatcat:4c3ta4iklbcybgkbpsfwho5vgu

Variability of coherent and incoherent features of internal tides in the north South China Sea

Bingtian Li, Zexun Wei, Xinyi Wang, You Fu, Qingjun Fu, Juan Li, Xianqing Lv
2020 Scientific Reports  
The coherent and incoherent features of internal tides (ITs) in the north South China Sea (SCS) are investigated based on observations and numerical simulations.  ...  Variations of vertical stratification and surface tide forcing can hardly affect the incoherence of ITs. The increase of incoherent signal is largely due to the influence of mesoscale eddies.  ...  Wang, Daosheng Wang and Anzhou Cao for the advice for the study.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41598-020-68359-7 pmid:32737329 fatcat:34wqo44xqrerxlik4r434c7pk4

Signatures of tidal interference patterns in the South China Sea

Alex Warn-Varnas, Dong S. Ko, Avijit Gangopadhyay
2015 Journal of Oceanography  
We thank Gretchen Dawson and Paul Martin for the early NCOM predictions and analysis. Helpful comments from two anonymous reviewers are appreciated.  ...  Acknowledgments The work was supported by the Office of Naval Research under PE62435N for AWV and N00014-05WX-2-0647 for DSK, with technical management provided by the Naval Research Laboratory.  ...  the South China Sea.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10872-015-0282-8 fatcat:2weqkw4xrbaotfign3ypfnkhk4

Intraseasonal variability in sea surface height over the South China Sea

Wei Zhuang, Shang-Ping Xie, Dongxiao Wang, Bunmei Taguchi, Hidenori Aiki, Hideharu Sasaki
2010 Journal of Geophysical Research  
1] Intraseasonal sea surface height (SSH) variability and associated eddy energy in the South China Sea is studied using satellite observations and an eddy-resolving, global ocean general circulation model  ...  The agreement between altimetry and the model simulation in the Gulf of Thailand demonstrates the ability of satellite altimeters to observe SSH variability in shallow shelves of weak tides.  ...  It is connected with the East China Sea to the northeast (via Taiwan Strait), the Pacific Ocean and the Sulu Sea to the east (via Luzon and Mindoro Straits, respectively), the Java Sea to the south (via  ... 
doi:10.1029/2009jc005647 fatcat:r3uf4memzjdj3hwv2zgeprjsxy

Effects of Kuroshio intrusions on nonlinear internal waves in the South China Sea during winter

Jae-Hun Park, David Farmer
2013 Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans  
We describe observations of these waves acquired in the deep basin of the South China Sea during the winter of 201022011, with the goal of assessing the influence of mesoscale variability on their properties  ...  Our results suggest that the internal wave field can be a sensitive indicator of mesoscale variability in Luzon Strait and the northeastern South China Sea.  ...  We would like to acknowledge the support and assistance, in deployment and recovery of instruments, by Matthew Alford and his group, Yiing Jang Yang, and the captain and crews aboard R/V OR-3.  ... 
doi:10.1002/2013jc008983 fatcat:75rqypep3jhopfenhyhochwvxi

Editorial—The 6th International Workshop on Modeling the Ocean (IWMO 2014)

Lie-Yauw Oey, Tal Ezer, Jinyu Sheng, Fei Chai, Jianping Gan, Kevin Lamb, Yasumasa Miyazawa
2016 Ocean Dynamics  
The oral and poster presentations covered a wide range of ocean modeling and analysis issues and different geographical locations from the South China Sea and Tokyo Bay to the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian  ...  The papers in this issue mainly focus on four major geographic regions: (1) Five papers addressed modeling of ocean surface gravity waves, sea ice, tides, and storm surges along the northwestern Atlantic  ...  Sponsors include The Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response Network (MEOPAR), Lloyd's Register Foundation, Department of Oceanography, and President's Office of Dalhousie University.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10236-016-1028-x fatcat:yx7nu46gtzfgtdsojy4leqspca
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