**Page description appears here**

“Density driven currents in the Barents Sea calculated by a numerical model”

Authors: Dag Slagstad, Kjell Støle-Hansen and Harald Loeng,
Affiliation: SINTEF
Reference: 1990, Vol 11, No 4, pp. 181-190.

     Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict


Keywords: Hydrodynamical model, simulation, Barents Sea

Abstract: A baroclinic, 3-D model is described. It is adapted to a Barents Sea situation in order to simulate the currents in this area. The model is of a so-called level type which contains fixed, but permeable levels. It also includes thermodynamics which allow freezing and melting of ice. Using density data obtained during the autumn of 1988, a current pattern, driven by density and bottom topography is simulated. No wind is applied. The simulated current pattern gives an overall picture which is similar to what is observed through the few measurements that are available. Good agreements with the observations is found on the Svalbard bank, Tromsøflaket and along the Novaya Zemlya Coast. In the Bear Island/Hopen depth the model predicts a large eddy which has not been observed. Several smaller, topographical steared eddies are seen in the eastern part of the model area.

PDF PDF (1411 Kb)        DOI: 10.4173/mic.1990.4.1



DOI forward links to this article:
  [1] T. Utnes and B. Brørs (1993), doi:10.1016/0307-904X(93)90082-R
  [2] Sveinung Løset (1993), doi:10.1029/93JC00138
  [3] A. Edvardsen, D. Slagstad, K. S. Tande and P. Jaccard (2003), doi:10.1046/j.1365-2419.2003.00219.x
  [4] Sheng Li and Thomas A. McClimans (2000), doi:10.1029/1999JC000006
  [5] Michael Steele, James H. Morison and Thomas B. Curtin (1995), doi:10.1029/94JC02310
  [6] O.P. Pedersen, E.M. Nilssen, L.L. Jørgensen and D. Slagstad (2006), doi:10.1016/j.fishres.2006.03.005
  [7] Dag Slagstad and Thomas A. McClimans (2005), doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2005.05.005
  [8] Geir Huse and Jarl Giske (1998), doi:10.1016/S0165-7836(98)00134-9
  [9] Sheng Li and Thomas A. McClimans (1998), doi:10.1016/S0278-4343(97)00077-0
  [10] Arild Sundfjord, Ingrid Ellingsen, Dag Slagstad and Harald Svendsen (2008), doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2008.05.027
  [11] Ø. FIKSEN, J. GISKE and D. SLAGSTAD (1995), doi:10.1111/j.1365-2419.1995.tb00143.x
  [12] Bjørn Ådlandsvik and Ragnhild Hansen (1998), doi:10.1016/S0278-4343(97)00063-0
  [13] D. Slagstad and K. S. Tande (1996), doi:10.1080/00785326.1995.10429847
  [14] C. L. Harris, A. J. Plueddemann and G. G. Gawarkiewicz (1998), doi:10.1029/97JC02790
  [15] Jens G. Balchen (2000), doi:10.4173/mic.2000.1.1
  [16] O.P. Pedersen, K.S. Tande and D. Slagstad (2001), doi:10.1016/S0967-0645(00)00127-2
  [17] Terje O. Espelid, Jarle Berntsen and Knut Barthel (2000), doi:10.1002/1097-0207(20001230)49:12<1521::AID-NME9>3.0.CO;2-F
  [18] Ole P. Pedersen, Dag Slagstad and Kurt S. Tande (2003), doi:10.1046/j.1365-2419.2003.00267.x
  [19] R. Skogseth, A.D. Sandvik and L. Asplin (2007), doi:10.1016/j.csr.2006.10.001
  [20] O.P Pedersen, M Aschan, T Rasmussen, K.S Tande and D Slagstad (2003), doi:10.1016/j.fishres.2003.09.014
  [21] Thomas A. McClimans and Jan H. Nilsen (1993), doi:10.1016/0377-0265(93)90030-B
  [22] Geir Huse (2001), doi:10.1080/00364827.2001.10420487
  [23] V. M. Kushnir, E. Hansen, L. A. Petrenko, V. K. Pavlov, A. N. Morozov, S. V. Stanichnyi and S. V. Fedorov (2007), doi:10.1007/s11110-007-0022-8
  [24] Weimin Jiang, Chris Cornelisen, Ben Knight and Mark Gibbs (2015), doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2015.02.020
  [25] O.T. Odegaard, B. Sortland, I. Ellingsen, D. Slagstad, G. Johnsen and E. Sakshaug (2001), doi:10.1109/OCEANS.2001.968789
  [26] Helene Moseidjord, Harald Svenden, Dag Slagstad and Ulf Båmstedt (1999), doi:10.1080/00364827.1999.10420425
  [27] Eirik Nordby, Kurt S. Tande, Harald Svendsen, Dag Slagstad and Ulf Båmstedt (1999), doi:10.1080/00364827.1999.10420424
  [28] B. A. Kagan and E. V. Sofina (2017), doi:10.1134/S0001437016060047


References:
[1] AAGAARD, K., FOLDVIK, A., GAMMELSRØD, T. VINJE, T. (1983). One year records of current and bottom pressure in strait between Nordaustlandet and Kvitøya, Svalbard, 1980-81, Polar Research, 1, n.s., 107-113.
[2] ÅDLANDSVIK, B. (1989). Wind-driven variations in the Atlantic inflow to the Barents Sea, Coun. Meet. Int. Coun. Explor. Sea.C: 18, 1-12.
[3] AGENEROV, V.K. (1946). On the dynamics of the Barents Sea water, Gidrometeozdat. 130 pp.
[4] BERNTSEN, H., KOWALIK, Z., SAELID, S. SØRLI, K. (1981). Efficient numerical simulation of ocean hydrodynamics by a splitting procedure, Modeling, Identification and Control, 2, 181-199 doi:10.4173/mic.1981.4.1
[5] HELLAND-HANSEN, B. NANSEN, F. (1909). The Norwegian Sea, FiskDir. Dkr. Ser. HavUnders, 2.2, 1-360.
[6] LOENG, H. (1988). The influence of climate on biological conditions in the Barents Sea, NAFO Scient. Coun. Meet. Doc. 88/83: 1-19.
[7] LOENG, H., REY, F. SKJOLDAL, H.R. (1987). Physical and biological oceanographical features across the Polar front in the western Barents Sea, Contribution to the 22nd. European Marine Biology Symposium 17-22 August 1987, Barcelona, Spain.
[8] LOENG, H. SUNDBY, S. (1989). Drifting Argos buoys in the Barents Sea, Coun. Meet. Int. Coun. Explor. Sea.C: 19.
[9] NOVITSKIY, V.P. (1961). Permanent currents of the northern Barents Sea Trudy Gos Okeanogr, Inst., 64, 1-32.in Russian.
[10] ORLANSKI, I. (1976). A simple boundary condition for unbounded hyperbolic flows, Journal of Computational Physics, 21, 251-269 doi:10.1016/0021-9991(76)90023-1
[11] SLAGSTAD, D. (1987). A 4-dimenstional physical model of the Barents Sea, SINTEF Report STF48 F87013, 1-34.
[12] TANTSIURA, A.I. (1959). About the currents in the Barents Sea, Trudy Polyar. Nauchno-issled. Inst. Morsk. Ryb. Knoz. Okeanogr., 11, 35-53.in Russian.
[13] TINGELE, A.G., DIETERLE, D.A. WALSH, J.J. (1979). Perturbation analysis of the New York Bight, In R.J. Livingston, (ed.). Ecological Processes in Coastal and Marine Systems (Plenum Press, New York), pp. 395-435.


BibTeX:
@article{MIC-1990-4-1,
  title={{Density driven currents in the Barents Sea calculated by a numerical model}},
  author={Slagstad, Dag and Støle-Hansen, Kjell and Loeng, Harald},
  journal={Modeling, Identification and Control},
  volume={11},
  number={4},
  pages={181--190},
  year={1990},
  doi={10.4173/mic.1990.4.1},
  publisher={Norwegian Society of Automatic Control}
};

News

May 2016: MIC reaches 2000 DOI Forward Links. The first 1000 took 34 years, the next 1000 took 2.5 years.


July 2015: MIC's new impact factor is now 0.778. The number of papers published in 2014 was 21 compared to 15 in 2013, which partially explains the small decrease in impact factor.


Aug 2014: For the 3rd year in a row MIC's impact factor increases. It is now 0.826.


Dec 2013: New database-driven web-design enabling extended statistics. Article number 500 is published and MIC reaches 1000 DOI Forward Links.


Jan 2012: Follow MIC on your smartphone by using the RSS feed.

Smartphone


July 2011: MIC passes 1000 ISI Web of Science citations.


Mar 2010: MIC is now indexed by DOAJ and has received the Sparc Seal seal for open access journals.


Dec 2009: A MIC group is created at LinkedIn and Twitter.


Oct 2009: MIC is now fully updated in ISI Web of Knowledge.