Articles | Volume 16, issue 9
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 2071–2083, 2016

Special issue: Situational sea awareness technologies for maritime safety...

Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 2071–2083, 2016

Research article 06 Sep 2016

Research article | 06 Sep 2016

A coupled wave–3-D hydrodynamics model of the Taranto Sea (Italy): a multiple-nesting approach

Maria Gabriella Gaeta et al.


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The present work describes an operational strategy for the development of a multiscale modeling system, based on a multiple–nesting approach and open–source numerical models. The strategy was applied and validated for the Gulf of Taranto in southern Italy, scaling large–scale oceanographic model results to high–resolution coupled-wave 3-D hydrodynamics simulations for the area of Mar Grande in Taranto. The spatial and temporal high-resolution simulations were performed using the open source.
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