Articles | Volume 17, issue 1
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 45–59, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-17-45-2017

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

Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 45–59, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-17-45-2017

Research article 11 Jan 2017

Research article | 11 Jan 2017

Coastal ocean forecasting with an unstructured grid model in the southern Adriatic and northern Ionian seas

Ivan Federico et al.

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SANIFS (Southern Adriatic Northern Ionian coastal Forecasting System) is a coastal-ocean operational system based on the unstructured grid finite-element three-dimensional hydrodynamic SHYFEM model, which provides short-term forecasts. The operational chain is based on a downscaling approach starting from the large-scale system for the entire Mediterranean Basin (MFS, Mediterranean Forecasting System), which provides initial and boundary condition fields for the nested system.
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