Numerical modelling of tides and tidal currents in the Gulf of Kutch

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dc.contributor.author Unnikrishnan, A.S.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-01-12T09:29:34Z
dc.date.available 2009-01-12T09:29:34Z
dc.date.issued 1997
dc.identifier.citation Proceedings of the Second Indian National Conference on Harbour and Ocean Engineering (Inchoe-97), Thiruvananthapuram, December 7-10, 1997. Vol. 1, 126-131p.
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/2090
dc.description.abstract An application of a two-dimensional tidal model to study the tidal regime in the Gulf of Kutch is made. This is with a view to synthesise various information on tides and currents that are available in the Gulf. A comparison of surface elevations obtained from the model simulations at the locations Sikka, Mundra, Kandla and Navalakhi shows that the model reproduces the amplitudes and phases close to the observations. The modelled currents are also found to be accurate in magnitudes and phases, when compared with the moored current meter observations at a few locations such as off Navinar and Vadinar. The model results are used to study the tidal circulation in the Gulf. These results encourage us to look into the dynamical aspects such as the momentum balance and causes of amplification of the tides, which are dealt in a future paper.
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Cent. for Earth Sci. Stud., Cochin (India)
dc.rights Copyright [1997]. All efforts have been made to respect the copyright to the best of our knowledge. Inadvertent omissions, if brought to our notice, stand for correction and withdrawal of document from this repository.
dc.subject mathematical models
dc.subject tidal currents
dc.subject ocean circulation
dc.title Numerical modelling of tides and tidal currents in the Gulf of Kutch
dc.type Conference Article


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