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Operational modelling of the Northwest European Continental Shelf

Acronym: OMNECS
Period: 1995 till 1999
Status: Completed

Thesaurus terms: Coastal waters; Hydrodynamics; Modelling; Physical oceanography
Geographical term: ANE, Europe, European Continental Shelf [Marine Regions]

Institutes (3)  Top 
  • KU Leuven; Departement Burgerlijke Bouwkunde; Afdeling Hydraulica, more
  • Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen; Operationele Directie Natuurlijk Milieu; Beheerseenheid Mathematisch Model Noordzee en Schelde-estuarium (BMM), more
  • Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Mobiliteit en Openbare Werken; Vlaams Ministerie van Mobiliteit en Openbare Werken; Agentschap voor Maritieme Dienstverlening en Kust; Afdeling Kust, more, sponsor

The project involved the development, calibration and validation of a hydrodynamic model for the Northwest European Continental Shelf. Furthermore, a new hydrodynamic model was made operational, so that two forecasts a day were calculated automatically, and a postprocessor for the visualization of the results was set up.

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