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MIKE 21 West Orkney Monthly Hs Summary Outputs


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PublisherEdinburgh DataShare
Temporal coverage1 Jan 2010 - 31 Dec 2010
Date made available1 Oct 2018



This collection of netCDF format files contains monthly summary outputs of significant wave height (Hs) from the West of Orkney MIKE 21 spectral wave model described in [1]. For each month the mean Hs and the values of the 5,10,20...,90,95th percentiles are given for each cell in the model.

The model was designed to study the effects on wave height of both wave energy extraction and climate change. Four scenarios are included: Present day (2010) with and without wave energy convertors, and future climate (~2050) with and without wave energy convertors. See [1] for more detail on present-day; a future publication will describe the future version.

This model was developed under the TeraWatt and EcoWatt2050 EPSRC projects (grant numbers EP/J010170/1 & EP/K012851/1 respectively). The data archived here are being used within the EcoWatt project for ongoing ecological studies.

For the input files for the model used to produce these outputs, please see submission "WEST ORKNEY MIKE 21 MODEL INPUT FILES" in this repository.

For further information please contact Dr. Vengatesan Venugopal, School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh (v.venugopal@ed.ac.uk).

[1] V. Venugopal, R. Nemalidinne, and A. Vögler, ‘Numerical modelling of wave energy resources and assessment of wave energy extraction by large scale wave farms’, Ocean & Coastal Management, Mar. 2017.

Data Citation

Waldman, Simon; Venugopal, Vengatesan. (2017). MIKE 21 West Orkney Monthly Hs Summary Outputs, 2010 [dataset]. School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh. http://dx.doi.org/10.7488/ds/2218.

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