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Title: Estimation of exit times for particles released in the ocean surface
Authors: Padilla, I.
Pacheco, J.
Fernandez, I.
Montenegro, R. 
UNESCO Clasification: 12 Matemáticas
Keywords: Coasts
Modelling Mathematical
Particle Trajectories
Oceans
Pollutant Transport
Issue Date: 1991
Abstract: Discusses the estimation of exit times in the ocean surface as a tool for water and coastal management, eg pollution dispersion. A simple model is proposed which uses direct observations to give quick estimates of the permanence time of a particle in a definite surface zone. The model is an elliptic boundary problem solved with an adaptive finite element method. Graphical results clearly show the relative influence of advection and diffusion on the mean exit time of the particle.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/45264
ISBN: 90-5410-024-9
Source: International Congress on Computer Modelling in Ocean Engineering (2º. 1991. Barcelona). p. 111-115
Appears in Collections:Actas de congresos
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