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Observation-based dissipation and input terms for WAVEWATCH III TM: implementation and simple simulations

@inproceedings{Zieger2011ObservationbasedDA,
  title={Observation-based dissipation and input terms for WAVEWATCH III TM: implementation and simple simulations},
  author={S. Zieger and A. Babanin and W. E. Rogersy and I. Young},
  year={2011}
}
Observational data collected at Lake George, Australia resulted in new insights on the processes of wind wave interaction and white-capping dissipation and consequently new parameterisations of these source terms. The new wind input source term (Donelan et al., 2006; Babanin et al., 2007a) accounts for the dependence of growth increment on wave steepness, and on airflow separation with relative reduction of the growth under extreme wind conditions. The new white-capping dissipation source term… Expand
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