Numerical simulation of cyclonic storm surges over the bay of bengal using a meteorology-wave-surge-tide coupled model

Khandker Masuma Tasnim, Koichiro Ohira, Tomoya Shibayama, Miguel Esteban, Ryota Nakamura

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    Abstract

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the performance of an integrated meteorology and storm surge model for both the hind casting and prediction of future climate change intensified cyclones over the Bay of Bengal. This meteorology based storm surge model was developed and applied by integrating a mesoscale WRF model with the wave model SWAN and coastal ocean model FVCOM. The coupled model could capture the actual phenomena of historical cyclone Nargis, which made landfall in Myanmar in 2008, accurately and reproduce the total water level rise due to this event. The model was then used to also simulate future cyclones over the Bay of Bengal taking into account climate change by the year 2100.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the Coastal Engineering Conference
    PublisherAmerican Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
    Volume2014-January
    ISBN (Print)9780989661126
    Publication statusPublished - 2014
    Event34th International Conference on Coastal Engineering, ICCE 2014 - Seoul, Korea, Republic of
    Duration: 2014 Jun 152014 Jun 20

    Other

    Other34th International Conference on Coastal Engineering, ICCE 2014
    CountryKorea, Republic of
    CitySeoul
    Period14/6/1514/6/20

    Keywords

    • Climate change
    • FVCOM
    • Numerical simulation
    • Storm surge
    • SWAN
    • Tropical cyclone
    • WRF

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Civil and Structural Engineering
    • Ocean Engineering
    • Oceanography

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    Tasnim, K. M., Ohira, K., Shibayama, T., Esteban, M., & Nakamura, R. (2014). Numerical simulation of cyclonic storm surges over the bay of bengal using a meteorology-wave-surge-tide coupled model. In Proceedings of the Coastal Engineering Conference (Vol. 2014-January). American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).