Locally-orthogonal, unstructured grid-generation for general circulation modelling on the sphere

@article{Engwirda2016LocallyorthogonalUG,
  title={Locally-orthogonal, unstructured grid-generation for general circulation modelling on the sphere},
  author={Darren Engwirda},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2016},
  volume={abs/1611.08996}
}
  • D. Engwirda
  • Published 28 November 2016
  • Environmental Science, Computer Science
  • ArXiv
Abstract. An algorithm for the generation of non-uniform, locally orthogonal staggered unstructured spheroidal grids is described. This technique is designed to generate very high-quality staggered Voronoi–Delaunay meshes appropriate for general circulation modelling on the sphere, including applications to atmospheric simulation, ocean-modelling and numerical weather prediction. Using a recently developed Frontal-Delaunay refinement technique, a method for the construction of high-quality… 

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