1 | \documentclass[../main/NEMO_manual]{subfiles} |
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3 | \begin{document} |
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4 | % ================================================================ |
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5 | % Chapter ——— Ocean Dynamics (DYN) |
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6 | % ================================================================ |
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7 | \chapter{Ocean Dynamics (DYN)} |
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8 | \label{chap:DYN} |
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9 | |
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10 | \minitoc |
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11 | |
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12 | Using the representation described in \autoref{chap:DOM}, |
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13 | several semi-discrete space forms of the dynamical equations are available depending on |
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14 | the vertical coordinate used and on the conservation properties of the vorticity term. |
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15 | In all the equations presented here, the masking has been omitted for simplicity. |
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16 | One must be aware that all the quantities are masked fields and |
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17 | that each time an average or difference operator is used, the resulting field is multiplied by a mask. |
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18 | |
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19 | The prognostic ocean dynamics equation can be summarized as follows: |
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20 | \[ |
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21 | \text{NXT} = \dbinom {\text{VOR} + \text{KEG} + \text {ZAD} } |
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22 | {\text{COR} + \text{ADV} } |
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23 | + \text{HPG} + \text{SPG} + \text{LDF} + \text{ZDF} |
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24 | \] |
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25 | NXT stands for next, referring to the time-stepping. |
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26 | The first group of terms on the rhs of this equation corresponds to the Coriolis and advection terms that |
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27 | are decomposed into either a vorticity part (VOR), a kinetic energy part (KEG) and |
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28 | a vertical advection part (ZAD) in the vector invariant formulation, |
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29 | or a Coriolis and advection part (COR+ADV) in the flux formulation. |
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30 | The terms following these are the pressure gradient contributions |
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31 | (HPG, Hydrostatic Pressure Gradient, and SPG, Surface Pressure Gradient); |
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32 | and contributions from lateral diffusion (LDF) and vertical diffusion (ZDF), |
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33 | which are added to the rhs in the \mdl{dynldf} and \mdl{dynzdf} modules. |
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34 | The vertical diffusion term includes the surface and bottom stresses. |
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35 | The external forcings and parameterisations require complex inputs |
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36 | (surface wind stress calculation using bulk formulae, estimation of mixing coefficients) |
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37 | that are carried out in modules SBC, LDF and ZDF and are described in |
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38 | \autoref{chap:SBC}, \autoref{chap:LDF} and \autoref{chap:ZDF}, respectively. |
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39 | |
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40 | In the present chapter we also describe the diagnostic equations used to compute the horizontal divergence, |
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41 | curl of the velocities (\emph{divcur} module) and the vertical velocity (\emph{wzvmod} module). |
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42 | |
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43 | The different options available to the user are managed by namelist variables. |
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44 | For term \textit{ttt} in the momentum equations, the logical namelist variables are \textit{ln\_dynttt\_xxx}, |
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45 | where \textit{xxx} is a 3 or 4 letter acronym corresponding to each optional scheme. |
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46 | If a CPP key is used for this term its name is \key{ttt}. |
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47 | The corresponding code can be found in the \textit{dynttt\_xxx} module in the DYN directory, |
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48 | and it is usually computed in the \textit{dyn\_ttt\_xxx} subroutine. |
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49 | |
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50 | The user has the option of extracting and outputting each tendency term from the 3D momentum equations |
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51 | (\key{trddyn} defined), as described in \autoref{chap:MISC}. |
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52 | Furthermore, the tendency terms associated with the 2D barotropic vorticity balance (when \key{trdvor} is defined) |
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53 | can be derived from the 3D terms. |
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54 | %%% |
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55 | \gmcomment{STEVEN: not quite sure I've got the sense of the last sentence. does |
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56 | MISC correspond to "extracting tendency terms" or "vorticity balance"?} |
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57 | |
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58 | % ================================================================ |
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59 | % Sea Surface Height evolution & Diagnostics variables |
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60 | % ================================================================ |
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61 | \section{Sea surface height and diagnostic variables ($\eta$, $\zeta$, $\chi$, $w$)} |
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62 | \label{sec:DYN_divcur_wzv} |
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63 | |
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64 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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65 | % Horizontal divergence and relative vorticity |
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66 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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67 | \subsection{Horizontal divergence and relative vorticity (\protect\mdl{divcur})} |
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68 | \label{subsec:DYN_divcur} |
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69 | |
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70 | The vorticity is defined at an $f$-point (\ie corner point) as follows: |
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71 | \begin{equation} |
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72 | \label{eq:divcur_cur} |
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73 | \zeta =\frac{1}{e_{1f}\,e_{2f} }\left( {\;\delta_{i+1/2} \left[ {e_{2v}\;v} \right] |
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74 | -\delta_{j+1/2} \left[ {e_{1u}\;u} \right]\;} \right) |
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75 | \end{equation} |
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76 | |
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77 | The horizontal divergence is defined at a $T$-point. |
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78 | It is given by: |
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79 | \[ |
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80 | % \label{eq:divcur_div} |
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81 | \chi =\frac{1}{e_{1t}\,e_{2t}\,e_{3t} } |
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82 | \left( {\delta_i \left[ {e_{2u}\,e_{3u}\,u} \right] |
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83 | +\delta_j \left[ {e_{1v}\,e_{3v}\,v} \right]} \right) |
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84 | \] |
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85 | |
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86 | Note that although the vorticity has the same discrete expression in $z$- and $s$-coordinates, |
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87 | its physical meaning is not identical. |
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88 | $\zeta$ is a pseudo vorticity along $s$-surfaces |
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89 | (only pseudo because $(u,v)$ are still defined along geopotential surfaces, |
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90 | but are not necessarily defined at the same depth). |
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91 | |
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92 | The vorticity and divergence at the \textit{before} step are used in the computation of |
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93 | the horizontal diffusion of momentum. |
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94 | Note that because they have been calculated prior to the Asselin filtering of the \textit{before} velocities, |
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95 | the \textit{before} vorticity and divergence arrays must be included in the restart file to |
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96 | ensure perfect restartability. |
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97 | The vorticity and divergence at the \textit{now} time step are used for the computation of |
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98 | the nonlinear advection and of the vertical velocity respectively. |
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99 | |
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100 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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101 | % Sea Surface Height evolution |
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102 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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103 | \subsection{Horizontal divergence and relative vorticity (\protect\mdl{sshwzv})} |
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104 | \label{subsec:DYN_sshwzv} |
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105 | |
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106 | The sea surface height is given by: |
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107 | \begin{equation} |
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108 | \label{eq:dynspg_ssh} |
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109 | \begin{aligned} |
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110 | \frac{\partial \eta }{\partial t} |
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111 | &\equiv \frac{1}{e_{1t} e_{2t} }\sum\limits_k { \left\{ \delta_i \left[ {e_{2u}\,e_{3u}\;u} \right] |
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112 | +\delta_j \left[ {e_{1v}\,e_{3v}\;v} \right] \right\} } |
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113 | - \frac{\textit{emp}}{\rho_w } \\ |
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114 | &\equiv \sum\limits_k {\chi \ e_{3t}} - \frac{\textit{emp}}{\rho_w } |
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115 | \end{aligned} |
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116 | \end{equation} |
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117 | where \textit{emp} is the surface freshwater budget (evaporation minus precipitation), |
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118 | expressed in Kg/m$^2$/s (which is equal to mm/s), |
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119 | and $\rho_w$=1,035~Kg/m$^3$ is the reference density of sea water (Boussinesq approximation). |
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120 | If river runoff is expressed as a surface freshwater flux (see \autoref{chap:SBC}) then |
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121 | \textit{emp} can be written as the evaporation minus precipitation, minus the river runoff. |
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122 | The sea-surface height is evaluated using exactly the same time stepping scheme as |
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123 | the tracer equation \autoref{eq:tra_nxt}: |
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124 | a leapfrog scheme in combination with an Asselin time filter, |
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125 | \ie the velocity appearing in \autoref{eq:dynspg_ssh} is centred in time (\textit{now} velocity). |
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126 | This is of paramount importance. |
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127 | Replacing $T$ by the number $1$ in the tracer equation and summing over the water column must lead to |
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128 | the sea surface height equation otherwise tracer content will not be conserved |
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129 | \citep{Griffies_al_MWR01, Leclair_Madec_OM09}. |
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130 | |
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131 | The vertical velocity is computed by an upward integration of the horizontal divergence starting at the bottom, |
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132 | taking into account the change of the thickness of the levels: |
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133 | \begin{equation} |
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134 | \label{eq:wzv} |
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135 | \left\{ |
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136 | \begin{aligned} |
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137 | &\left. w \right|_{k_b-1/2} \quad= 0 \qquad \text{where } k_b \text{ is the level just above the sea floor } \\ |
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138 | &\left. w \right|_{k+1/2} = \left. w \right|_{k-1/2} + \left. e_{3t} \right|_{k}\; \left. \chi \right|_k |
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139 | - \frac{1} {2 \rdt} \left( \left. e_{3t}^{t+1}\right|_{k} - \left. e_{3t}^{t-1}\right|_{k}\right) |
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140 | \end{aligned} |
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141 | \right. |
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142 | \end{equation} |
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143 | |
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144 | In the case of a non-linear free surface (\key{vvl}), the top vertical velocity is $-\textit{emp}/\rho_w$, |
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145 | as changes in the divergence of the barotropic transport are absorbed into the change of the level thicknesses, |
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146 | re-orientated downward. |
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147 | \gmcomment{not sure of this... to be modified with the change in emp setting} |
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148 | In the case of a linear free surface, the time derivative in \autoref{eq:wzv} disappears. |
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149 | The upper boundary condition applies at a fixed level $z=0$. |
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150 | The top vertical velocity is thus equal to the divergence of the barotropic transport |
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151 | (\ie the first term in the right-hand-side of \autoref{eq:dynspg_ssh}). |
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152 | |
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153 | Note also that whereas the vertical velocity has the same discrete expression in $z$- and $s$-coordinates, |
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154 | its physical meaning is not the same: |
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155 | in the second case, $w$ is the velocity normal to the $s$-surfaces. |
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156 | Note also that the $k$-axis is re-orientated downwards in the \fortran code compared to |
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157 | the indexing used in the semi-discrete equations such as \autoref{eq:wzv} |
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158 | (see \autoref{subsec:DOM_Num_Index_vertical}). |
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159 | |
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160 | |
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161 | % ================================================================ |
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162 | % Coriolis and Advection terms: vector invariant form |
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163 | % ================================================================ |
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164 | \section{Coriolis and advection: vector invariant form} |
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165 | \label{sec:DYN_adv_cor_vect} |
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166 | %-----------------------------------------nam_dynadv---------------------------------------------------- |
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167 | |
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168 | \nlst{namdyn_adv} |
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169 | %------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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170 | |
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171 | The vector invariant form of the momentum equations is the one most often used in |
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172 | applications of the \NEMO ocean model. |
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173 | The flux form option (see next section) has been present since version $2$. |
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174 | Options are defined through the \ngn{namdyn\_adv} namelist variables Coriolis and |
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175 | momentum advection terms are evaluated using a leapfrog scheme, |
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176 | \ie the velocity appearing in these expressions is centred in time (\textit{now} velocity). |
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177 | At the lateral boundaries either free slip, no slip or partial slip boundary conditions are applied following |
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178 | \autoref{chap:LBC}. |
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179 | |
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180 | % ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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181 | % Vorticity term |
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182 | % ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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183 | \subsection{Vorticity term (\protect\mdl{dynvor})} |
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184 | \label{subsec:DYN_vor} |
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185 | %------------------------------------------nam_dynvor---------------------------------------------------- |
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186 | |
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187 | \nlst{namdyn_vor} |
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188 | %------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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189 | |
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190 | Options are defined through the \ngn{namdyn\_vor} namelist variables. |
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191 | Four discretisations of the vorticity term (\np{ln\_dynvor\_xxx}\forcode{ = .true.}) are available: |
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192 | conserving potential enstrophy of horizontally non-divergent flow (ENS scheme); |
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193 | conserving horizontal kinetic energy (ENE scheme); |
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194 | conserving potential enstrophy for the relative vorticity term and |
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195 | horizontal kinetic energy for the planetary vorticity term (MIX scheme); |
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196 | or conserving both the potential enstrophy of horizontally non-divergent flow and horizontal kinetic energy |
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197 | (EEN scheme) (see \autoref{subsec:C_vorEEN}). |
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198 | In the case of ENS, ENE or MIX schemes the land sea mask may be slightly modified to ensure the consistency of |
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199 | vorticity term with analytical equations (\np{ln\_dynvor\_con}\forcode{ = .true.}). |
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200 | The vorticity terms are all computed in dedicated routines that can be found in the \mdl{dynvor} module. |
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201 | |
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202 | %------------------------------------------------------------- |
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203 | % enstrophy conserving scheme |
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204 | %------------------------------------------------------------- |
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205 | \subsubsection{Enstrophy conserving scheme (\protect\np{ln\_dynvor\_ens}\forcode{ = .true.})} |
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206 | \label{subsec:DYN_vor_ens} |
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207 | |
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208 | In the enstrophy conserving case (ENS scheme), |
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209 | the discrete formulation of the vorticity term provides a global conservation of the enstrophy |
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210 | ($ [ (\zeta +f ) / e_{3f} ]^2 $ in $s$-coordinates) for a horizontally non-divergent flow (\ie $\chi$=$0$), |
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211 | but does not conserve the total kinetic energy. |
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212 | It is given by: |
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213 | \begin{equation} |
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214 | \label{eq:dynvor_ens} |
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215 | \left\{ |
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216 | \begin{aligned} |
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217 | {+\frac{1}{e_{1u} } } & {\overline {\left( { \frac{\zeta +f}{e_{3f} }} \right)} }^{\,i} |
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218 | & {\overline{\overline {\left( {e_{1v}\,e_{3v}\;v} \right)}} }^{\,i, j+1/2} \\ |
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219 | {- \frac{1}{e_{2v} } } & {\overline {\left( {\frac{\zeta +f}{e_{3f} }} \right)} }^{\,j} |
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220 | & {\overline{\overline {\left( {e_{2u}\,e_{3u}\;u} \right)}} }^{\,i+1/2, j} |
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221 | \end{aligned} |
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222 | \right. |
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223 | \end{equation} |
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224 | |
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225 | %------------------------------------------------------------- |
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226 | % energy conserving scheme |
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227 | %------------------------------------------------------------- |
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228 | \subsubsection{Energy conserving scheme (\protect\np{ln\_dynvor\_ene}\forcode{ = .true.})} |
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229 | \label{subsec:DYN_vor_ene} |
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230 | |
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231 | The kinetic energy conserving scheme (ENE scheme) conserves the global kinetic energy but not the global enstrophy. |
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232 | It is given by: |
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233 | \begin{equation} |
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234 | \label{eq:dynvor_ene} |
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235 | \left\{ |
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236 | \begin{aligned} |
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237 | {+\frac{1}{e_{1u}}\; {\overline {\left( {\frac{\zeta +f}{e_{3f} }} \right) |
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238 | \; \overline {\left( {e_{1v}\,e_{3v}\;v} \right)} ^{\,i+1/2}} }^{\,j} } \\ |
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239 | {- \frac{1}{e_{2v}}\; {\overline {\left( {\frac{\zeta +f}{e_{3f} }} \right) |
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240 | \; \overline {\left( {e_{2u}\,e_{3u}\;u} \right)} ^{\,j+1/2}} }^{\,i} } |
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241 | \end{aligned} |
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242 | \right. |
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243 | \end{equation} |
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244 | |
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245 | %------------------------------------------------------------- |
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246 | % mix energy/enstrophy conserving scheme |
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247 | %------------------------------------------------------------- |
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248 | \subsubsection{Mixed energy/enstrophy conserving scheme (\protect\np{ln\_dynvor\_mix}\forcode{ = .true.}) } |
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249 | \label{subsec:DYN_vor_mix} |
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250 | |
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251 | For the mixed energy/enstrophy conserving scheme (MIX scheme), a mixture of the two previous schemes is used. |
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252 | It consists of the ENS scheme (\autoref{eq:dynvor_ens}) for the relative vorticity term, |
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253 | and of the ENE scheme (\autoref{eq:dynvor_ene}) applied to the planetary vorticity term. |
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254 | \[ |
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255 | % \label{eq:dynvor_mix} |
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256 | \left\{ { |
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257 | \begin{aligned} |
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258 | {+\frac{1}{e_{1u} }\; {\overline {\left( {\frac{\zeta }{e_{3f} }} \right)} }^{\,i} |
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259 | \; {\overline{\overline {\left( {e_{1v}\,e_{3v}\;v} \right)}} }^{\,i,j+1/2} -\frac{1}{e_{1u} } |
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260 | \; {\overline {\left( {\frac{f}{e_{3f} }} \right) |
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261 | \;\overline {\left( {e_{1v}\,e_{3v}\;v} \right)} ^{\,i+1/2}} }^{\,j} } \\ |
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262 | {-\frac{1}{e_{2v} }\; {\overline {\left( {\frac{\zeta }{e_{3f} }} \right)} }^j |
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263 | \; {\overline{\overline {\left( {e_{2u}\,e_{3u}\;u} \right)}} }^{\,i+1/2,j} +\frac{1}{e_{2v} } |
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264 | \; {\overline {\left( {\frac{f}{e_{3f} }} \right) |
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265 | \;\overline {\left( {e_{2u}\,e_{3u}\;u} \right)} ^{\,j+1/2}} }^{\,i} } \hfill |
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266 | \end{aligned} |
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267 | } \right. |
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268 | \] |
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269 | |
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270 | %------------------------------------------------------------- |
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271 | % energy and enstrophy conserving scheme |
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272 | %------------------------------------------------------------- |
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273 | \subsubsection{Energy and enstrophy conserving scheme (\protect\np{ln\_dynvor\_een}\forcode{ = .true.}) } |
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274 | \label{subsec:DYN_vor_een} |
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275 | |
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276 | In both the ENS and ENE schemes, |
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277 | it is apparent that the combination of $i$ and $j$ averages of the velocity allows for |
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278 | the presence of grid point oscillation structures that will be invisible to the operator. |
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279 | These structures are \textit{computational modes} that will be at least partly damped by |
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280 | the momentum diffusion operator (\ie the subgrid-scale advection), but not by the resolved advection term. |
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281 | The ENS and ENE schemes therefore do not contribute to dump any grid point noise in the horizontal velocity field. |
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282 | Such noise would result in more noise in the vertical velocity field, an undesirable feature. |
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283 | This is a well-known characteristic of $C$-grid discretization where |
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284 | $u$ and $v$ are located at different grid points, |
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285 | a price worth paying to avoid a double averaging in the pressure gradient term as in the $B$-grid. |
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286 | \gmcomment{ To circumvent this, Adcroft (ADD REF HERE) |
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287 | Nevertheless, this technique strongly distort the phase and group velocity of Rossby waves....} |
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288 | |
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289 | A very nice solution to the problem of double averaging was proposed by \citet{Arakawa_Hsu_MWR90}. |
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290 | The idea is to get rid of the double averaging by considering triad combinations of vorticity. |
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291 | It is noteworthy that this solution is conceptually quite similar to the one proposed by |
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292 | \citep{Griffies_al_JPO98} for the discretization of the iso-neutral diffusion operator (see \autoref{apdx:C}). |
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293 | |
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294 | The \citet{Arakawa_Hsu_MWR90} vorticity advection scheme for a single layer is modified |
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295 | for spherical coordinates as described by \citet{Arakawa_Lamb_MWR81} to obtain the EEN scheme. |
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296 | First consider the discrete expression of the potential vorticity, $q$, defined at an $f$-point: |
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297 | \[ |
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298 | % \label{eq:pot_vor} |
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299 | q = \frac{\zeta +f} {e_{3f} } |
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300 | \] |
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301 | where the relative vorticity is defined by (\autoref{eq:divcur_cur}), |
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302 | the Coriolis parameter is given by $f=2 \,\Omega \;\sin \varphi _f $ and the layer thickness at $f$-points is: |
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303 | \begin{equation} |
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304 | \label{eq:een_e3f} |
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305 | e_{3f} = \overline{\overline {e_{3t} }} ^{\,i+1/2,j+1/2} |
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306 | \end{equation} |
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307 | |
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308 | %>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> |
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309 | \begin{figure}[!ht] |
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310 | \begin{center} |
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311 | \includegraphics[width=0.70\textwidth]{Fig_DYN_een_triad} |
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312 | \caption{ |
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313 | \protect\label{fig:DYN_een_triad} |
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314 | Triads used in the energy and enstrophy conserving scheme (een) for |
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315 | $u$-component (upper panel) and $v$-component (lower panel). |
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316 | } |
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317 | \end{center} |
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318 | \end{figure} |
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319 | % >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> |
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320 | |
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321 | A key point in \autoref{eq:een_e3f} is how the averaging in the \textbf{i}- and \textbf{j}- directions is made. |
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322 | It uses the sum of masked t-point vertical scale factor divided either by the sum of the four t-point masks |
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323 | (\np{nn\_een\_e3f}\forcode{ = 1}), or just by $4$ (\np{nn\_een\_e3f}\forcode{ = .true.}). |
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324 | The latter case preserves the continuity of $e_{3f}$ when one or more of the neighbouring $e_{3t}$ tends to zero and |
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325 | extends by continuity the value of $e_{3f}$ into the land areas. |
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326 | This case introduces a sub-grid-scale topography at f-points |
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327 | (with a systematic reduction of $e_{3f}$ when a model level intercept the bathymetry) |
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328 | that tends to reinforce the topostrophy of the flow |
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329 | (\ie the tendency of the flow to follow the isobaths) \citep{Penduff_al_OS07}. |
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330 | |
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331 | Next, the vorticity triads, $ {^i_j}\mathbb{Q}^{i_p}_{j_p}$ can be defined at a $T$-point as |
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332 | the following triad combinations of the neighbouring potential vorticities defined at f-points |
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333 | (\autoref{fig:DYN_een_triad}): |
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334 | \begin{equation} |
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335 | \label{eq:Q_triads} |
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336 | _i^j \mathbb{Q}^{i_p}_{j_p} |
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337 | = \frac{1}{12} \ \left( q^{i-i_p}_{j+j_p} + q^{i+j_p}_{j+i_p} + q^{i+i_p}_{j-j_p} \right) |
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338 | \end{equation} |
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339 | where the indices $i_p$ and $k_p$ take the values: $i_p = -1/2$ or $1/2$ and $j_p = -1/2$ or $1/2$. |
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340 | |
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341 | Finally, the vorticity terms are represented as: |
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342 | \begin{equation} |
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343 | \label{eq:dynvor_een} |
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344 | \left\{ { |
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345 | \begin{aligned} |
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346 | +q\,e_3 \, v &\equiv +\frac{1}{e_{1u} } \sum_{\substack{i_p,\,k_p}} |
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347 | {^{i+1/2-i_p}_j} \mathbb{Q}^{i_p}_{j_p} \left( e_{1v}\,e_{3v} \;v \right)^{i+1/2-i_p}_{j+j_p} \\ |
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348 | - q\,e_3 \, u &\equiv -\frac{1}{e_{2v} } \sum_{\substack{i_p,\,k_p}} |
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349 | {^i_{j+1/2-j_p}} \mathbb{Q}^{i_p}_{j_p} \left( e_{2u}\,e_{3u} \;u \right)^{i+i_p}_{j+1/2-j_p} \\ |
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350 | \end{aligned} |
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351 | } \right. |
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352 | \end{equation} |
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353 | |
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354 | This EEN scheme in fact combines the conservation properties of the ENS and ENE schemes. |
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355 | It conserves both total energy and potential enstrophy in the limit of horizontally nondivergent flow |
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356 | (\ie $\chi$=$0$) (see \autoref{subsec:C_vorEEN}). |
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357 | Applied to a realistic ocean configuration, it has been shown that it leads to a significant reduction of |
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358 | the noise in the vertical velocity field \citep{Le_Sommer_al_OM09}. |
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359 | Furthermore, used in combination with a partial steps representation of bottom topography, |
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360 | it improves the interaction between current and topography, |
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361 | leading to a larger topostrophy of the flow \citep{Barnier_al_OD06, Penduff_al_OS07}. |
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362 | |
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363 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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364 | % Kinetic Energy Gradient term |
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365 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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366 | \subsection{Kinetic energy gradient term (\protect\mdl{dynkeg})} |
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367 | \label{subsec:DYN_keg} |
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368 | |
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369 | As demonstrated in \autoref{apdx:C}, |
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370 | there is a single discrete formulation of the kinetic energy gradient term that, |
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371 | together with the formulation chosen for the vertical advection (see below), |
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372 | conserves the total kinetic energy: |
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373 | \[ |
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374 | % \label{eq:dynkeg} |
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375 | \left\{ |
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376 | \begin{aligned} |
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377 | -\frac{1}{2 \; e_{1u} } & \ \delta_{i+1/2} \left[ {\overline {u^2}^{\,i} + \overline{v^2}^{\,j}} \right] \\ |
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378 | -\frac{1}{2 \; e_{2v} } & \ \delta_{j+1/2} \left[ {\overline {u^2}^{\,i} + \overline{v^2}^{\,j}} \right] |
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379 | \end{aligned} |
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380 | \right. |
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381 | \] |
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382 | |
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383 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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384 | % Vertical advection term |
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385 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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386 | \subsection{Vertical advection term (\protect\mdl{dynzad}) } |
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387 | \label{subsec:DYN_zad} |
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388 | |
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389 | The discrete formulation of the vertical advection, t |
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390 | ogether with the formulation chosen for the gradient of kinetic energy (KE) term, |
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391 | conserves the total kinetic energy. |
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392 | Indeed, the change of KE due to the vertical advection is exactly balanced by |
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393 | the change of KE due to the gradient of KE (see \autoref{apdx:C}). |
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394 | \[ |
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395 | % \label{eq:dynzad} |
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396 | \left\{ |
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397 | \begin{aligned} |
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398 | -\frac{1} {e_{1u}\,e_{2u}\,e_{3u}} &\ \overline{\ \overline{ e_{1t}\,e_{2t}\;w } ^{\,i+1/2} \;\delta_{k+1/2} \left[ u \right]\ }^{\,k} \\ |
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399 | -\frac{1} {e_{1v}\,e_{2v}\,e_{3v}} &\ \overline{\ \overline{ e_{1t}\,e_{2t}\;w } ^{\,j+1/2} \;\delta_{k+1/2} \left[ u \right]\ }^{\,k} |
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400 | \end{aligned} |
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401 | \right. |
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402 | \] |
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403 | When \np{ln\_dynzad\_zts}\forcode{ = .true.}, |
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404 | a split-explicit time stepping with 5 sub-timesteps is used on the vertical advection term. |
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405 | This option can be useful when the value of the timestep is limited by vertical advection \citep{Lemarie_OM2015}. |
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406 | Note that in this case, |
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407 | a similar split-explicit time stepping should be used on vertical advection of tracer to ensure a better stability, |
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408 | an option which is only available with a TVD scheme (see \np{ln\_traadv\_tvd\_zts} in \autoref{subsec:TRA_adv_tvd}). |
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409 | |
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410 | |
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411 | % ================================================================ |
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412 | % Coriolis and Advection : flux form |
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413 | % ================================================================ |
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414 | \section{Coriolis and advection: flux form} |
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415 | \label{sec:DYN_adv_cor_flux} |
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416 | %------------------------------------------nam_dynadv---------------------------------------------------- |
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417 | |
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418 | \nlst{namdyn_adv} |
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419 | %------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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420 | |
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421 | Options are defined through the \ngn{namdyn\_adv} namelist variables. |
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422 | In the flux form (as in the vector invariant form), |
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423 | the Coriolis and momentum advection terms are evaluated using a leapfrog scheme, |
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424 | \ie the velocity appearing in their expressions is centred in time (\textit{now} velocity). |
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425 | At the lateral boundaries either free slip, |
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426 | no slip or partial slip boundary conditions are applied following \autoref{chap:LBC}. |
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427 | |
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428 | |
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429 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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430 | % Coriolis plus curvature metric terms |
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431 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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432 | \subsection{Coriolis plus curvature metric terms (\protect\mdl{dynvor}) } |
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433 | \label{subsec:DYN_cor_flux} |
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434 | |
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435 | In flux form, the vorticity term reduces to a Coriolis term in which the Coriolis parameter has been modified to account for the "metric" term. |
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436 | This altered Coriolis parameter is thus discretised at $f$-points. |
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437 | It is given by: |
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438 | \begin{multline*} |
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439 | % \label{eq:dyncor_metric} |
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440 | f+\frac{1}{e_1 e_2 }\left( {v\frac{\partial e_2 }{\partial i} - u\frac{\partial e_1 }{\partial j}} \right) \\ |
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441 | \equiv f + \frac{1}{e_{1f} e_{2f} } \left( { \ \overline v ^{i+1/2}\delta_{i+1/2} \left[ {e_{2u} } \right] |
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442 | - \overline u ^{j+1/2}\delta_{j+1/2} \left[ {e_{1u} } \right] } \ \right) |
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443 | \end{multline*} |
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444 | |
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445 | Any of the (\autoref{eq:dynvor_ens}), (\autoref{eq:dynvor_ene}) and (\autoref{eq:dynvor_een}) schemes can be used to |
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446 | compute the product of the Coriolis parameter and the vorticity. |
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447 | However, the energy-conserving scheme (\autoref{eq:dynvor_een}) has exclusively been used to date. |
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448 | This term is evaluated using a leapfrog scheme, \ie the velocity is centred in time (\textit{now} velocity). |
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449 | |
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450 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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451 | % Flux form Advection term |
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452 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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453 | \subsection{Flux form advection term (\protect\mdl{dynadv}) } |
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454 | \label{subsec:DYN_adv_flux} |
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455 | |
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456 | The discrete expression of the advection term is given by: |
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457 | \[ |
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458 | % \label{eq:dynadv} |
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459 | \left\{ |
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460 | \begin{aligned} |
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461 | \frac{1}{e_{1u}\,e_{2u}\,e_{3u}} |
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462 | \left( \delta_{i+1/2} \left[ \overline{e_{2u}\,e_{3u}\;u }^{i } \ u_t \right] |
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463 | + \delta_{j } \left[ \overline{e_{1u}\,e_{3u}\;v }^{i+1/2} \ u_f \right] \right. \ \; \\ |
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464 | \left. + \delta_{k } \left[ \overline{e_{1w}\,e_{2w}\;w}^{i+1/2} \ u_{uw} \right] \right) \\ |
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465 | \\ |
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466 | \frac{1}{e_{1v}\,e_{2v}\,e_{3v}} |
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467 | \left( \delta_{i } \left[ \overline{e_{2u}\,e_{3u }\;u }^{j+1/2} \ v_f \right] |
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468 | + \delta_{j+1/2} \left[ \overline{e_{1u}\,e_{3u }\;v }^{i } \ v_t \right] \right. \ \, \, \\ |
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469 | \left. + \delta_{k } \left[ \overline{e_{1w}\,e_{2w}\;w}^{j+1/2} \ v_{vw} \right] \right) \\ |
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470 | \end{aligned} |
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471 | \right. |
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472 | \] |
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473 | |
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474 | Two advection schemes are available: |
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475 | a $2^{nd}$ order centered finite difference scheme, CEN2, |
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476 | or a $3^{rd}$ order upstream biased scheme, UBS. |
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477 | The latter is described in \citet{Shchepetkin_McWilliams_OM05}. |
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478 | The schemes are selected using the namelist logicals \np{ln\_dynadv\_cen2} and \np{ln\_dynadv\_ubs}. |
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479 | In flux form, the schemes differ by the choice of a space and time interpolation to define the value of |
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480 | $u$ and $v$ at the centre of each face of $u$- and $v$-cells, \ie at the $T$-, $f$-, |
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481 | and $uw$-points for $u$ and at the $f$-, $T$- and $vw$-points for $v$. |
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482 | |
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483 | %------------------------------------------------------------- |
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484 | % 2nd order centred scheme |
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485 | %------------------------------------------------------------- |
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486 | \subsubsection{CEN2: $2^{nd}$ order centred scheme (\protect\np{ln\_dynadv\_cen2}\forcode{ = .true.})} |
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487 | \label{subsec:DYN_adv_cen2} |
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488 | |
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489 | In the centered $2^{nd}$ order formulation, the velocity is evaluated as the mean of the two neighbouring points: |
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490 | \begin{equation} |
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491 | \label{eq:dynadv_cen2} |
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492 | \left\{ |
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493 | \begin{aligned} |
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494 | u_T^{cen2} &=\overline u^{i } \quad & u_F^{cen2} &=\overline u^{j+1/2} \quad & u_{uw}^{cen2} &=\overline u^{k+1/2} \\ |
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495 | v_F^{cen2} &=\overline v ^{i+1/2} \quad & v_F^{cen2} &=\overline v^j \quad & v_{vw}^{cen2} &=\overline v ^{k+1/2} \\ |
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496 | \end{aligned} |
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497 | \right. |
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498 | \end{equation} |
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499 | |
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500 | The scheme is non diffusive (\ie conserves the kinetic energy) but dispersive (\ie it may create false extrema). |
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501 | It is therefore notoriously noisy and must be used in conjunction with an explicit diffusion operator to |
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502 | produce a sensible solution. |
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503 | The associated time-stepping is performed using a leapfrog scheme in conjunction with an Asselin time-filter, |
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504 | so $u$ and $v$ are the \emph{now} velocities. |
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505 | |
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506 | %------------------------------------------------------------- |
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507 | % UBS scheme |
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508 | %------------------------------------------------------------- |
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509 | \subsubsection{UBS: Upstream Biased Scheme (\protect\np{ln\_dynadv\_ubs}\forcode{ = .true.})} |
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510 | \label{subsec:DYN_adv_ubs} |
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511 | |
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512 | The UBS advection scheme is an upstream biased third order scheme based on |
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513 | an upstream-biased parabolic interpolation. |
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514 | For example, the evaluation of $u_T^{ubs} $ is done as follows: |
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515 | \begin{equation} |
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516 | \label{eq:dynadv_ubs} |
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517 | u_T^{ubs} =\overline u ^i-\;\frac{1}{6} |
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518 | \begin{cases} |
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519 | u"_{i-1/2}& \text{if $\ \overline{e_{2u}\,e_{3u} \ u}^i \geqslant 0$ } \\ |
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520 | u"_{i+1/2}& \text{if $\ \overline{e_{2u}\,e_{3u} \ u}^i < 0$ } |
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521 | \end{cases} |
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522 | \end{equation} |
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523 | where $u"_{i+1/2} =\delta_{i+1/2} \left[ {\delta_i \left[ u \right]} \right]$. |
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524 | This results in a dissipatively dominant (\ie hyper-diffusive) truncation error |
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525 | \citep{Shchepetkin_McWilliams_OM05}. |
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526 | The overall performance of the advection scheme is similar to that reported in \citet{Farrow1995}. |
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527 | It is a relatively good compromise between accuracy and smoothness. |
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528 | It is not a \emph{positive} scheme, meaning that false extrema are permitted. |
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529 | But the amplitudes of the false extrema are significantly reduced over those in the centred second order method. |
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530 | As the scheme already includes a diffusion component, it can be used without explicit lateral diffusion on momentum |
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531 | (\ie \np{ln\_dynldf\_lap}\forcode{ = }\np{ln\_dynldf\_bilap}\forcode{ = .false.}), |
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532 | and it is recommended to do so. |
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533 | |
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534 | The UBS scheme is not used in all directions. |
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535 | In the vertical, the centred $2^{nd}$ order evaluation of the advection is preferred, \ie $u_{uw}^{ubs}$ and |
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536 | $u_{vw}^{ubs}$ in \autoref{eq:dynadv_cen2} are used. |
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537 | UBS is diffusive and is associated with vertical mixing of momentum. \gmcomment{ gm pursue the |
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538 | sentence:Since vertical mixing of momentum is a source term of the TKE equation... } |
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539 | |
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540 | For stability reasons, the first term in (\autoref{eq:dynadv_ubs}), |
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541 | which corresponds to a second order centred scheme, is evaluated using the \textit{now} velocity (centred in time), |
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542 | while the second term, which is the diffusion part of the scheme, |
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543 | is evaluated using the \textit{before} velocity (forward in time). |
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544 | This is discussed by \citet{Webb_al_JAOT98} in the context of the Quick advection scheme. |
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545 | |
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546 | Note that the UBS and QUICK (Quadratic Upstream Interpolation for Convective Kinematics) schemes only differ by |
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547 | one coefficient. |
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548 | Replacing $1/6$ by $1/8$ in (\autoref{eq:dynadv_ubs}) leads to the QUICK advection scheme \citep{Webb_al_JAOT98}. |
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549 | This option is not available through a namelist parameter, since the $1/6$ coefficient is hard coded. |
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550 | Nevertheless it is quite easy to make the substitution in the \mdl{dynadv\_ubs} module and obtain a QUICK scheme. |
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551 | |
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552 | Note also that in the current version of \mdl{dynadv\_ubs}, |
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553 | there is also the possibility of using a $4^{th}$ order evaluation of the advective velocity as in ROMS. |
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554 | This is an error and should be suppressed soon. |
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555 | %%% |
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556 | \gmcomment{action : this have to be done} |
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557 | %%% |
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558 | |
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559 | % ================================================================ |
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560 | % Hydrostatic pressure gradient term |
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561 | % ================================================================ |
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562 | \section{Hydrostatic pressure gradient (\protect\mdl{dynhpg})} |
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563 | \label{sec:DYN_hpg} |
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564 | %------------------------------------------nam_dynhpg--------------------------------------------------- |
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565 | |
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566 | \nlst{namdyn_hpg} |
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567 | %------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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568 | |
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569 | Options are defined through the \ngn{namdyn\_hpg} namelist variables. |
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570 | The key distinction between the different algorithms used for |
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571 | the hydrostatic pressure gradient is the vertical coordinate used, |
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572 | since HPG is a \emph{horizontal} pressure gradient, \ie computed along geopotential surfaces. |
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573 | As a result, any tilt of the surface of the computational levels will require a specific treatment to |
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574 | compute the hydrostatic pressure gradient. |
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575 | |
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576 | The hydrostatic pressure gradient term is evaluated either using a leapfrog scheme, |
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577 | \ie the density appearing in its expression is centred in time (\emph{now} $\rho$), |
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578 | or a semi-implcit scheme. |
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579 | At the lateral boundaries either free slip, no slip or partial slip boundary conditions are applied. |
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580 | |
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581 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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582 | % z-coordinate with full step |
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583 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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584 | \subsection{Full step $Z$-coordinate (\protect\np{ln\_dynhpg\_zco}\forcode{ = .true.})} |
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585 | \label{subsec:DYN_hpg_zco} |
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586 | |
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587 | The hydrostatic pressure can be obtained by integrating the hydrostatic equation vertically from the surface. |
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588 | However, the pressure is large at great depth while its horizontal gradient is several orders of magnitude smaller. |
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589 | This may lead to large truncation errors in the pressure gradient terms. |
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590 | Thus, the two horizontal components of the hydrostatic pressure gradient are computed directly as follows: |
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591 | |
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592 | for $k=km$ (surface layer, $jk=1$ in the code) |
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593 | \begin{equation} |
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594 | \label{eq:dynhpg_zco_surf} |
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595 | \left\{ |
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596 | \begin{aligned} |
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597 | \left. \delta_{i+1/2} \left[ p^h \right] \right|_{k=km} |
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598 | &= \frac{1}{2} g \ \left. \delta_{i+1/2} \left[ e_{3w} \ \rho \right] \right|_{k=km} \\ |
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599 | \left. \delta_{j+1/2} \left[ p^h \right] \right|_{k=km} |
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600 | &= \frac{1}{2} g \ \left. \delta_{j+1/2} \left[ e_{3w} \ \rho \right] \right|_{k=km} \\ |
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601 | \end{aligned} |
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602 | \right. |
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603 | \end{equation} |
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604 | |
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605 | for $1<k<km$ (interior layer) |
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606 | \begin{equation} |
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607 | \label{eq:dynhpg_zco} |
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608 | \left\{ |
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609 | \begin{aligned} |
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610 | \left. \delta_{i+1/2} \left[ p^h \right] \right|_{k} |
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611 | &= \left. \delta_{i+1/2} \left[ p^h \right] \right|_{k-1} |
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612 | + \frac{1}{2}\;g\; \left. \delta_{i+1/2} \left[ e_{3w} \ \overline {\rho}^{k+1/2} \right] \right|_{k} \\ |
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613 | \left. \delta_{j+1/2} \left[ p^h \right] \right|_{k} |
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614 | &= \left. \delta_{j+1/2} \left[ p^h \right] \right|_{k-1} |
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615 | + \frac{1}{2}\;g\; \left. \delta_{j+1/2} \left[ e_{3w} \ \overline {\rho}^{k+1/2} \right] \right|_{k} \\ |
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616 | \end{aligned} |
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617 | \right. |
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618 | \end{equation} |
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619 | |
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620 | Note that the $1/2$ factor in (\autoref{eq:dynhpg_zco_surf}) is adequate because of the definition of $e_{3w}$ as |
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621 | the vertical derivative of the scale factor at the surface level ($z=0$). |
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622 | Note also that in case of variable volume level (\key{vvl} defined), |
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623 | the surface pressure gradient is included in \autoref{eq:dynhpg_zco_surf} and |
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624 | \autoref{eq:dynhpg_zco} through the space and time variations of the vertical scale factor $e_{3w}$. |
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625 | |
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626 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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627 | % z-coordinate with partial step |
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628 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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629 | \subsection{Partial step $Z$-coordinate (\protect\np{ln\_dynhpg\_zps}\forcode{ = .true.})} |
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630 | \label{subsec:DYN_hpg_zps} |
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631 | |
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632 | With partial bottom cells, tracers in horizontally adjacent cells generally live at different depths. |
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633 | Before taking horizontal gradients between these tracer points, |
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634 | a linear interpolation is used to approximate the deeper tracer as if |
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635 | it actually lived at the depth of the shallower tracer point. |
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636 | |
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637 | Apart from this modification, |
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638 | the horizontal hydrostatic pressure gradient evaluated in the $z$-coordinate with partial step is exactly as in |
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639 | the pure $z$-coordinate case. |
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640 | As explained in detail in section \autoref{sec:TRA_zpshde}, |
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641 | the nonlinearity of pressure effects in the equation of state is such that |
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642 | it is better to interpolate temperature and salinity vertically before computing the density. |
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643 | Horizontal gradients of temperature and salinity are needed for the TRA modules, |
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644 | which is the reason why the horizontal gradients of density at the deepest model level are computed in |
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645 | module \mdl{zpsdhe} located in the TRA directory and described in \autoref{sec:TRA_zpshde}. |
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646 | |
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647 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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648 | % s- and s-z-coordinates |
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649 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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650 | \subsection{$S$- and $Z$-$S$-coordinates} |
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651 | \label{subsec:DYN_hpg_sco} |
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652 | |
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653 | Pressure gradient formulations in an $s$-coordinate have been the subject of a vast number of papers |
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654 | (\eg, \citet{Song1998, Shchepetkin_McWilliams_OM05}). |
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655 | A number of different pressure gradient options are coded but the ROMS-like, |
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656 | density Jacobian with cubic polynomial method is currently disabled whilst known bugs are under investigation. |
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657 | |
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658 | $\bullet$ Traditional coding (see for example \citet{Madec_al_JPO96}: (\np{ln\_dynhpg\_sco}\forcode{ = .true.}) |
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659 | \begin{equation} |
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660 | \label{eq:dynhpg_sco} |
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661 | \left\{ |
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662 | \begin{aligned} |
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663 | - \frac{1} {\rho_o \, e_{1u}} \; \delta_{i+1/2} \left[ p^h \right] |
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664 | + \frac{g\; \overline {\rho}^{i+1/2}} {\rho_o \, e_{1u}} \; \delta_{i+1/2} \left[ z_t \right] \\ |
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665 | - \frac{1} {\rho_o \, e_{2v}} \; \delta_{j+1/2} \left[ p^h \right] |
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666 | + \frac{g\; \overline {\rho}^{j+1/2}} {\rho_o \, e_{2v}} \; \delta_{j+1/2} \left[ z_t \right] \\ |
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667 | \end{aligned} |
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668 | \right. |
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669 | \end{equation} |
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670 | |
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671 | Where the first term is the pressure gradient along coordinates, |
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672 | computed as in \autoref{eq:dynhpg_zco_surf} - \autoref{eq:dynhpg_zco}, |
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673 | and $z_T$ is the depth of the $T$-point evaluated from the sum of the vertical scale factors at the $w$-point |
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674 | ($e_{3w}$). |
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675 | |
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676 | $\bullet$ Traditional coding with adaptation for ice shelf cavities (\np{ln\_dynhpg\_isf}\forcode{ = .true.}). |
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677 | This scheme need the activation of ice shelf cavities (\np{ln\_isfcav}\forcode{ = .true.}). |
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678 | |
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679 | $\bullet$ Pressure Jacobian scheme (prj) (a research paper in preparation) (\np{ln\_dynhpg\_prj}\forcode{ = .true.}) |
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680 | |
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681 | $\bullet$ Density Jacobian with cubic polynomial scheme (DJC) \citep{Shchepetkin_McWilliams_OM05} |
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682 | (\np{ln\_dynhpg\_djc}\forcode{ = .true.}) (currently disabled; under development) |
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683 | |
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684 | Note that expression \autoref{eq:dynhpg_sco} is commonly used when the variable volume formulation is activated |
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685 | (\key{vvl}) because in that case, even with a flat bottom, |
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686 | the coordinate surfaces are not horizontal but follow the free surface \citep{Levier2007}. |
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687 | The pressure jacobian scheme (\np{ln\_dynhpg\_prj}\forcode{ = .true.}) is available as |
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688 | an improved option to \np{ln\_dynhpg\_sco}\forcode{ = .true.} when \key{vvl} is active. |
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689 | The pressure Jacobian scheme uses a constrained cubic spline to |
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690 | reconstruct the density profile across the water column. |
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691 | This method maintains the monotonicity between the density nodes. |
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692 | The pressure can be calculated by analytical integration of the density profile and |
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693 | a pressure Jacobian method is used to solve the horizontal pressure gradient. |
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694 | This method can provide a more accurate calculation of the horizontal pressure gradient than the standard scheme. |
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695 | |
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696 | \subsection{Ice shelf cavity} |
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697 | \label{subsec:DYN_hpg_isf} |
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698 | Beneath an ice shelf, the total pressure gradient is the sum of the pressure gradient due to the ice shelf load and |
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699 | the pressure gradient due to the ocean load (\np{ln\_dynhpg\_isf}\forcode{ = .true.}).\\ |
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700 | |
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701 | The main hypothesis to compute the ice shelf load is that the ice shelf is in an isostatic equilibrium. |
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702 | The top pressure is computed integrating from surface to the base of the ice shelf a reference density profile |
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703 | (prescribed as density of a water at 34.4 PSU and -1.9\deg{C}) and |
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704 | corresponds to the water replaced by the ice shelf. |
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705 | This top pressure is constant over time. |
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706 | A detailed description of this method is described in \citet{Losch2008}.\\ |
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707 | |
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708 | The pressure gradient due to ocean load is computed using the expression \autoref{eq:dynhpg_sco} described in |
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709 | \autoref{subsec:DYN_hpg_sco}. |
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710 | |
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711 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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712 | % Time-scheme |
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713 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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714 | \subsection{Time-scheme (\protect\np{ln\_dynhpg\_imp}\forcode{ = .true./.false.})} |
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715 | \label{subsec:DYN_hpg_imp} |
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716 | |
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717 | The default time differencing scheme used for the horizontal pressure gradient is a leapfrog scheme and |
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718 | therefore the density used in all discrete expressions given above is the \textit{now} density, |
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719 | computed from the \textit{now} temperature and salinity. |
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720 | In some specific cases |
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721 | (usually high resolution simulations over an ocean domain which includes weakly stratified regions) |
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722 | the physical phenomenon that controls the time-step is internal gravity waves (IGWs). |
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723 | A semi-implicit scheme for doubling the stability limit associated with IGWs can be used |
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724 | \citep{Brown_Campana_MWR78, Maltrud1998}. |
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725 | It involves the evaluation of the hydrostatic pressure gradient as |
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726 | an average over the three time levels $t-\rdt$, $t$, and $t+\rdt$ |
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727 | (\ie \textit{before}, \textit{now} and \textit{after} time-steps), |
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728 | rather than at the central time level $t$ only, as in the standard leapfrog scheme. |
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729 | |
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730 | $\bullet$ leapfrog scheme (\np{ln\_dynhpg\_imp}\forcode{ = .true.}): |
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731 | |
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732 | \begin{equation} |
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733 | \label{eq:dynhpg_lf} |
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734 | \frac{u^{t+\rdt}-u^{t-\rdt}}{2\rdt} = \;\cdots \; |
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735 | -\frac{1}{\rho_o \,e_{1u} }\delta_{i+1/2} \left[ {p_h^t } \right] |
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736 | \end{equation} |
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737 | |
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738 | $\bullet$ semi-implicit scheme (\np{ln\_dynhpg\_imp}\forcode{ = .true.}): |
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739 | \begin{equation} |
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740 | \label{eq:dynhpg_imp} |
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741 | \frac{u^{t+\rdt}-u^{t-\rdt}}{2\rdt} = \;\cdots \; |
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742 | -\frac{1}{4\,\rho_o \,e_{1u} } \delta_{i+1/2} \left[ p_h^{t+\rdt} +2\,p_h^t +p_h^{t-\rdt} \right] |
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743 | \end{equation} |
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744 | |
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745 | The semi-implicit time scheme \autoref{eq:dynhpg_imp} is made possible without |
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746 | significant additional computation since the density can be updated to time level $t+\rdt$ before |
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747 | computing the horizontal hydrostatic pressure gradient. |
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748 | It can be easily shown that the stability limit associated with the hydrostatic pressure gradient doubles using |
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749 | \autoref{eq:dynhpg_imp} compared to that using the standard leapfrog scheme \autoref{eq:dynhpg_lf}. |
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750 | Note that \autoref{eq:dynhpg_imp} is equivalent to applying a time filter to the pressure gradient to |
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751 | eliminate high frequency IGWs. |
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752 | Obviously, when using \autoref{eq:dynhpg_imp}, |
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753 | the doubling of the time-step is achievable only if no other factors control the time-step, |
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754 | such as the stability limits associated with advection or diffusion. |
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755 | |
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756 | In practice, the semi-implicit scheme is used when \np{ln\_dynhpg\_imp}\forcode{ = .true.}. |
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757 | In this case, we choose to apply the time filter to temperature and salinity used in the equation of state, |
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758 | instead of applying it to the hydrostatic pressure or to the density, |
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759 | so that no additional storage array has to be defined. |
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760 | The density used to compute the hydrostatic pressure gradient (whatever the formulation) is evaluated as follows: |
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761 | \[ |
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762 | % \label{eq:rho_flt} |
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763 | \rho^t = \rho( \widetilde{T},\widetilde {S},z_t) |
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764 | \quad \text{with} \quad |
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765 | \widetilde{X} = 1 / 4 \left( X^{t+\rdt} +2 \,X^t + X^{t-\rdt} \right) |
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766 | \] |
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767 | |
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768 | Note that in the semi-implicit case, it is necessary to save the filtered density, |
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769 | an extra three-dimensional field, in the restart file to restart the model with exact reproducibility. |
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770 | This option is controlled by \np{nn\_dynhpg\_rst}, a namelist parameter. |
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771 | |
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772 | % ================================================================ |
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773 | % Surface Pressure Gradient |
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774 | % ================================================================ |
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775 | \section{Surface pressure gradient (\protect\mdl{dynspg})} |
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776 | \label{sec:DYN_spg} |
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777 | %-----------------------------------------nam_dynspg---------------------------------------------------- |
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778 | |
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779 | \nlst{namdyn_spg} |
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780 | %------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ |
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781 | |
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782 | Options are defined through the \ngn{namdyn\_spg} namelist variables. |
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783 | The surface pressure gradient term is related to the representation of the free surface (\autoref{sec:PE_hor_pg}). |
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784 | The main distinction is between the fixed volume case (linear free surface) and |
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785 | the variable volume case (nonlinear free surface, \key{vvl} is defined). |
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786 | In the linear free surface case (\autoref{subsec:PE_free_surface}) |
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787 | the vertical scale factors $e_{3}$ are fixed in time, |
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788 | while they are time-dependent in the nonlinear case (\autoref{subsec:PE_free_surface}). |
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789 | With both linear and nonlinear free surface, external gravity waves are allowed in the equations, |
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790 | which imposes a very small time step when an explicit time stepping is used. |
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791 | Two methods are proposed to allow a longer time step for the three-dimensional equations: |
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792 | the filtered free surface, which is a modification of the continuous equations (see \autoref{eq:PE_flt}), |
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793 | and the split-explicit free surface described below. |
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794 | The extra term introduced in the filtered method is calculated implicitly, |
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795 | so that the update of the next velocities is done in module \mdl{dynspg\_flt} and not in \mdl{dynnxt}. |
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796 | |
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797 | |
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798 | The form of the surface pressure gradient term depends on how the user wants to |
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799 | handle the fast external gravity waves that are a solution of the analytical equation (\autoref{sec:PE_hor_pg}). |
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800 | Three formulations are available, all controlled by a CPP key (ln\_dynspg\_xxx): |
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801 | an explicit formulation which requires a small time step; |
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802 | a filtered free surface formulation which allows a larger time step by |
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803 | adding a filtering term into the momentum equation; |
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804 | and a split-explicit free surface formulation, described below, which also allows a larger time step. |
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805 | |
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806 | The extra term introduced in the filtered method is calculated implicitly, so that a solver is used to compute it. |
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807 | As a consequence the update of the $next$ velocities is done in module \mdl{dynspg\_flt} and not in \mdl{dynnxt}. |
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808 | |
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809 | |
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810 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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811 | % Explicit free surface formulation |
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812 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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813 | \subsection{Explicit free surface (\protect\key{dynspg\_exp})} |
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814 | \label{subsec:DYN_spg_exp} |
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815 | |
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816 | In the explicit free surface formulation (\key{dynspg\_exp} defined), |
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817 | the model time step is chosen to be small enough to resolve the external gravity waves |
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818 | (typically a few tens of seconds). |
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819 | The surface pressure gradient, evaluated using a leap-frog scheme (\ie centered in time), |
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820 | is thus simply given by : |
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821 | \begin{equation} |
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822 | \label{eq:dynspg_exp} |
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823 | \left\{ |
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824 | \begin{aligned} |
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825 | - \frac{1}{e_{1u}\,\rho_o} \; \delta_{i+1/2} \left[ \,\rho \,\eta\, \right] \\ |
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826 | - \frac{1}{e_{2v}\,\rho_o} \; \delta_{j+1/2} \left[ \,\rho \,\eta\, \right] |
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827 | \end{aligned} |
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828 | \right. |
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829 | \end{equation} |
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830 | |
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831 | Note that in the non-linear free surface case (\ie \key{vvl} defined), |
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832 | the surface pressure gradient is already included in the momentum tendency through |
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833 | the level thickness variation allowed in the computation of the hydrostatic pressure gradient. |
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834 | Thus, nothing is done in the \mdl{dynspg\_exp} module. |
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835 | |
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836 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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837 | % Split-explict free surface formulation |
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838 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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839 | \subsection{Split-explicit free surface (\protect\key{dynspg\_ts})} |
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840 | \label{subsec:DYN_spg_ts} |
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841 | %------------------------------------------namsplit----------------------------------------------------------- |
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842 | % |
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843 | %\nlst{namsplit} |
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844 | %------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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845 | |
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846 | The split-explicit free surface formulation used in \NEMO (\key{dynspg\_ts} defined), |
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847 | also called the time-splitting formulation, follows the one proposed by \citet{Shchepetkin_McWilliams_OM05}. |
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848 | The general idea is to solve the free surface equation and the associated barotropic velocity equations with |
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849 | a smaller time step than $\rdt$, the time step used for the three dimensional prognostic variables |
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850 | (\autoref{fig:DYN_dynspg_ts}). |
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851 | The size of the small time step, $\rdt_e$ (the external mode or barotropic time step) is provided through |
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852 | the \np{nn\_baro} namelist parameter as: $\rdt_e = \rdt / nn\_baro$. |
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853 | This parameter can be optionally defined automatically (\np{ln\_bt\_nn\_auto}\forcode{ = .true.}) considering that |
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854 | the stability of the barotropic system is essentially controled by external waves propagation. |
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855 | Maximum Courant number is in that case time independent, and easily computed online from the input bathymetry. |
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856 | Therefore, $\rdt_e$ is adjusted so that the Maximum allowed Courant number is smaller than \np{rn\_bt\_cmax}. |
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857 | |
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858 | %%% |
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859 | The barotropic mode solves the following equations: |
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860 | % \begin{subequations} |
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861 | % \label{eq:BT} |
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862 | \begin{equation} |
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863 | \label{eq:BT_dyn} |
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864 | \frac{\partial {\rm \overline{{\bf U}}_h} }{\partial t}= |
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865 | -f\;{\rm {\bf k}}\times {\rm \overline{{\bf U}}_h} |
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866 | -g\nabla _h \eta -\frac{c_b^{\textbf U}}{H+\eta} \rm {\overline{{\bf U}}_h} + \rm {\overline{\bf G}} |
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867 | \end{equation} |
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868 | \[ |
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869 | % \label{eq:BT_ssh} |
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870 | \frac{\partial \eta }{\partial t}=-\nabla \cdot \left[ {\left( {H+\eta } \right) \; {\rm{\bf \overline{U}}}_h \,} \right]+P-E |
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871 | \] |
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872 | % \end{subequations} |
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873 | where $\rm {\overline{\bf G}}$ is a forcing term held constant, containing coupling term between modes, |
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874 | surface atmospheric forcing as well as slowly varying barotropic terms not explicitly computed to gain efficiency. |
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875 | The third term on the right hand side of \autoref{eq:BT_dyn} represents the bottom stress |
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876 | (see section \autoref{sec:ZDF_bfr}), explicitly accounted for at each barotropic iteration. |
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877 | Temporal discretization of the system above follows a three-time step Generalized Forward Backward algorithm |
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878 | detailed in \citet{Shchepetkin_McWilliams_OM05}. |
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879 | AB3-AM4 coefficients used in \NEMO follow the second-order accurate, |
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880 | "multi-purpose" stability compromise as defined in \citet{Shchepetkin_McWilliams_Bk08} |
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881 | (see their figure 12, lower left). |
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882 | |
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883 | %> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > |
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884 | \begin{figure}[!t] |
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885 | \begin{center} |
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886 | \includegraphics[width=0.7\textwidth]{Fig_DYN_dynspg_ts} |
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887 | \caption{ |
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888 | \protect\label{fig:DYN_dynspg_ts} |
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889 | Schematic of the split-explicit time stepping scheme for the external and internal modes. |
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890 | Time increases to the right. In this particular exemple, |
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891 | a boxcar averaging window over $nn\_baro$ barotropic time steps is used ($nn\_bt\_flt=1$) and $nn\_baro=5$. |
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892 | Internal mode time steps (which are also the model time steps) are denoted by $t-\rdt$, $t$ and $t+\rdt$. |
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893 | Variables with $k$ superscript refer to instantaneous barotropic variables, |
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894 | $< >$ and $<< >>$ operator refer to time filtered variables using respectively primary (red vertical bars) and |
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895 | secondary weights (blue vertical bars). |
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896 | The former are used to obtain time filtered quantities at $t+\rdt$ while |
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897 | the latter are used to obtain time averaged transports to advect tracers. |
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898 | a) Forward time integration: \protect\np{ln\_bt\_fw}\forcode{ = .true.}, |
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899 | \protect\np{ln\_bt\_av}\forcode{ = .true.}. |
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900 | b) Centred time integration: \protect\np{ln\_bt\_fw}\forcode{ = .false.}, |
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901 | \protect\np{ln\_bt\_av}\forcode{ = .true.}. |
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902 | c) Forward time integration with no time filtering (POM-like scheme): |
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903 | \protect\np{ln\_bt\_fw}\forcode{ = .true.}, \protect\np{ln\_bt\_av}\forcode{ = .false.}. |
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904 | } |
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905 | \end{center} |
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906 | \end{figure} |
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907 | %> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > |
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908 | |
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909 | In the default case (\np{ln\_bt\_fw}\forcode{ = .true.}), |
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910 | the external mode is integrated between \textit{now} and \textit{after} baroclinic time-steps |
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911 | (\autoref{fig:DYN_dynspg_ts}a). |
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912 | To avoid aliasing of fast barotropic motions into three dimensional equations, |
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913 | time filtering is eventually applied on barotropic quantities (\np{ln\_bt\_av}\forcode{ = .true.}). |
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914 | In that case, the integration is extended slightly beyond \textit{after} time step to |
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915 | provide time filtered quantities. |
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916 | These are used for the subsequent initialization of the barotropic mode in the following baroclinic step. |
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917 | Since external mode equations written at baroclinic time steps finally follow a forward time stepping scheme, |
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918 | asselin filtering is not applied to barotropic quantities.\\ |
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919 | Alternatively, one can choose to integrate barotropic equations starting from \textit{before} time step |
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920 | (\np{ln\_bt\_fw}\forcode{ = .false.}). |
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921 | Although more computationaly expensive ( \np{nn\_baro} additional iterations are indeed necessary), |
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922 | the baroclinic to barotropic forcing term given at \textit{now} time step become centred in |
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923 | the middle of the integration window. |
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924 | It can easily be shown that this property removes part of splitting errors between modes, |
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925 | which increases the overall numerical robustness. |
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926 | %references to Patrick Marsaleix' work here. Also work done by SHOM group. |
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927 | |
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928 | %%% |
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929 | |
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930 | As far as tracer conservation is concerned, |
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931 | barotropic velocities used to advect tracers must also be updated at \textit{now} time step. |
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932 | This implies to change the traditional order of computations in \NEMO: |
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933 | most of momentum trends (including the barotropic mode calculation) updated first, tracers' after. |
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934 | This \textit{de facto} makes semi-implicit hydrostatic pressure gradient |
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935 | (see section \autoref{subsec:DYN_hpg_imp}) |
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936 | and time splitting not compatible. |
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937 | Advective barotropic velocities are obtained by using a secondary set of filtering weights, |
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938 | uniquely defined from the filter coefficients used for the time averaging (\citet{Shchepetkin_McWilliams_OM05}). |
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939 | Consistency between the time averaged continuity equation and the time stepping of tracers is here the key to |
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940 | obtain exact conservation. |
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941 | |
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942 | %%% |
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943 | |
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944 | One can eventually choose to feedback instantaneous values by not using any time filter |
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945 | (\np{ln\_bt\_av}\forcode{ = .false.}). |
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946 | In that case, external mode equations are continuous in time, |
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947 | \ie they are not re-initialized when starting a new sub-stepping sequence. |
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948 | This is the method used so far in the POM model, the stability being maintained by |
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949 | refreshing at (almost) each barotropic time step advection and horizontal diffusion terms. |
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950 | Since the latter terms have not been added in \NEMO for computational efficiency, |
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951 | removing time filtering is not recommended except for debugging purposes. |
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952 | This may be used for instance to appreciate the damping effect of the standard formulation on |
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953 | external gravity waves in idealized or weakly non-linear cases. |
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954 | Although the damping is lower than for the filtered free surface, |
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955 | it is still significant as shown by \citet{Levier2007} in the case of an analytical barotropic Kelvin wave. |
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956 | |
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957 | %>>>>>=============== |
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958 | \gmcomment{ %%% copy from griffies Book |
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959 | |
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960 | \textbf{title: Time stepping the barotropic system } |
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961 | |
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962 | Assume knowledge of the full velocity and tracer fields at baroclinic time $\tau$. |
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963 | Hence, we can update the surface height and vertically integrated velocity with a leap-frog scheme using |
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964 | the small barotropic time step $\rdt$. |
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965 | We have |
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966 | |
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967 | \[ |
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968 | % \label{eq:DYN_spg_ts_eta} |
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969 | \eta^{(b)}(\tau,t_{n+1}) - \eta^{(b)}(\tau,t_{n+1}) (\tau,t_{n-1}) |
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970 | = 2 \rdt \left[-\nabla \cdot \textbf{U}^{(b)}(\tau,t_n) + \text{EMP}_w(\tau) \right] |
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971 | \] |
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972 | \begin{multline*} |
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973 | % \label{eq:DYN_spg_ts_u} |
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974 | \textbf{U}^{(b)}(\tau,t_{n+1}) - \textbf{U}^{(b)}(\tau,t_{n-1}) \\ |
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975 | = 2\rdt \left[ - f \textbf{k} \times \textbf{U}^{(b)}(\tau,t_{n}) |
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976 | - H(\tau) \nabla p_s^{(b)}(\tau,t_{n}) +\textbf{M}(\tau) \right] |
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977 | \end{multline*} |
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978 | \ |
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979 | |
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980 | In these equations, araised (b) denotes values of surface height and vertically integrated velocity updated with |
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981 | the barotropic time steps. |
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982 | The $\tau$ time label on $\eta^{(b)}$ and $U^{(b)}$ denotes the baroclinic time at which |
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983 | the vertically integrated forcing $\textbf{M}(\tau)$ |
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984 | (note that this forcing includes the surface freshwater forcing), |
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985 | the tracer fields, the freshwater flux $\text{EMP}_w(\tau)$, |
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986 | and total depth of the ocean $H(\tau)$ are held for the duration of the barotropic time stepping over |
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987 | a single cycle. |
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988 | This is also the time that sets the barotropic time steps via |
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989 | \[ |
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990 | % \label{eq:DYN_spg_ts_t} |
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991 | t_n=\tau+n\rdt |
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992 | \] |
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993 | with $n$ an integer. |
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994 | The density scaled surface pressure is evaluated via |
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995 | \[ |
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996 | % \label{eq:DYN_spg_ts_ps} |
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997 | p_s^{(b)}(\tau,t_{n}) = |
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998 | \begin{cases} |
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999 | g \;\eta_s^{(b)}(\tau,t_{n}) \;\rho(\tau)_{k=1}) / \rho_o & \text{non-linear case} \\ |
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1000 | g \;\eta_s^{(b)}(\tau,t_{n}) & \text{linear case} |
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1001 | \end{cases} |
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1002 | \] |
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1003 | To get started, we assume the following initial conditions |
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1004 | \[ |
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1005 | % \label{eq:DYN_spg_ts_eta} |
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1006 | \begin{split} |
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1007 | \eta^{(b)}(\tau,t_{n=0}) &= \overline{\eta^{(b)}(\tau)} \\ |
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1008 | \eta^{(b)}(\tau,t_{n=1}) &= \eta^{(b)}(\tau,t_{n=0}) + \rdt \ \text{RHS}_{n=0} |
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1009 | \end{split} |
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1010 | \] |
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1011 | with |
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1012 | \[ |
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1013 | % \label{eq:DYN_spg_ts_etaF} |
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1014 | \overline{\eta^{(b)}(\tau)} = \frac{1}{N+1} \sum\limits_{n=0}^N \eta^{(b)}(\tau-\rdt,t_{n}) |
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1015 | \] |
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1016 | the time averaged surface height taken from the previous barotropic cycle. |
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1017 | Likewise, |
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1018 | \[ |
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1019 | % \label{eq:DYN_spg_ts_u} |
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1020 | \textbf{U}^{(b)}(\tau,t_{n=0}) = \overline{\textbf{U}^{(b)}(\tau)} \\ \\ |
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1021 | \textbf{U}(\tau,t_{n=1}) = \textbf{U}^{(b)}(\tau,t_{n=0}) + \rdt \ \text{RHS}_{n=0} |
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1022 | \] |
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1023 | with |
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1024 | \[ |
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1025 | % \label{eq:DYN_spg_ts_u} |
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1026 | \overline{\textbf{U}^{(b)}(\tau)} = \frac{1}{N+1} \sum\limits_{n=0}^N\textbf{U}^{(b)}(\tau-\rdt,t_{n}) |
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1027 | \] |
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1028 | the time averaged vertically integrated transport. |
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1029 | Notably, there is no Robert-Asselin time filter used in the barotropic portion of the integration. |
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1030 | |
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1031 | Upon reaching $t_{n=N} = \tau + 2\rdt \tau$ , |
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1032 | the vertically integrated velocity is time averaged to produce the updated vertically integrated velocity at |
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1033 | baroclinic time $\tau + \rdt \tau$ |
---|
1034 | \[ |
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1035 | % \label{eq:DYN_spg_ts_u} |
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1036 | \textbf{U}(\tau+\rdt) = \overline{\textbf{U}^{(b)}(\tau+\rdt)} = \frac{1}{N+1} \sum\limits_{n=0}^N\textbf{U}^{(b)}(\tau,t_{n}) |
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1037 | \] |
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1038 | The surface height on the new baroclinic time step is then determined via a baroclinic leap-frog using |
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1039 | the following form |
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1040 | |
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1041 | \begin{equation} |
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1042 | \label{eq:DYN_spg_ts_ssh} |
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1043 | \eta(\tau+\Delta) - \eta^{F}(\tau-\Delta) = 2\rdt \ \left[ - \nabla \cdot \textbf{U}(\tau) + \text{EMP}_w \right] |
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1044 | \end{equation} |
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1045 | |
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1046 | The use of this "big-leap-frog" scheme for the surface height ensures compatibility between |
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1047 | the mass/volume budgets and the tracer budgets. |
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1048 | More discussion of this point is provided in Chapter 10 (see in particular Section 10.2). |
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1049 | |
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1050 | In general, some form of time filter is needed to maintain integrity of the surface height field due to |
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1051 | the leap-frog splitting mode in equation \autoref{eq:DYN_spg_ts_ssh}. |
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1052 | We have tried various forms of such filtering, |
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1053 | with the following method discussed in \cite{Griffies_al_MWR01} chosen due to |
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1054 | its stability and reasonably good maintenance of tracer conservation properties (see ??). |
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1055 | |
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1056 | \begin{equation} |
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1057 | \label{eq:DYN_spg_ts_sshf} |
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1058 | \eta^{F}(\tau-\Delta) = \overline{\eta^{(b)}(\tau)} |
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1059 | \end{equation} |
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1060 | Another approach tried was |
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1061 | |
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1062 | \[ |
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1063 | % \label{eq:DYN_spg_ts_sshf2} |
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1064 | \eta^{F}(\tau-\Delta) = \eta(\tau) |
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1065 | + (\alpha/2) \left[\overline{\eta^{(b)}}(\tau+\rdt) |
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1066 | + \overline{\eta^{(b)}}(\tau-\rdt) -2 \;\eta(\tau) \right] |
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1067 | \] |
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1068 | |
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1069 | which is useful since it isolates all the time filtering aspects into the term multiplied by $\alpha$. |
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1070 | This isolation allows for an easy check that tracer conservation is exact when |
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1071 | eliminating tracer and surface height time filtering (see ?? for more complete discussion). |
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1072 | However, in the general case with a non-zero $\alpha$, |
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1073 | the filter \autoref{eq:DYN_spg_ts_sshf} was found to be more conservative, and so is recommended. |
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1074 | |
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1075 | } %%end gm comment (copy of griffies book) |
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1076 | |
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1077 | %>>>>>=============== |
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1078 | |
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1079 | |
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1080 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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1081 | % Filtered free surface formulation |
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1082 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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1083 | \subsection{Filtered free surface (\protect\key{dynspg\_flt})} |
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1084 | \label{subsec:DYN_spg_fltp} |
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1085 | |
---|
1086 | The filtered formulation follows the \citet{Roullet_Madec_JGR00} implementation. |
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1087 | The extra term introduced in the equations (see \autoref{subsec:PE_free_surface}) is solved implicitly. |
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1088 | The elliptic solvers available in the code are documented in \autoref{chap:MISC}. |
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1089 | |
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1090 | %% gm %%======>>>> given here the discrete eqs provided to the solver |
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1091 | \gmcomment{ %%% copy from chap-model basics |
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1092 | \[ |
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1093 | % \label{eq:spg_flt} |
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1094 | \frac{\partial {\rm {\bf U}}_h }{\partial t}= {\rm {\bf M}} |
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1095 | - g \nabla \left( \tilde{\rho} \ \eta \right) |
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1096 | - g \ T_c \nabla \left( \widetilde{\rho} \ \partial_t \eta \right) |
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1097 | \] |
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1098 | where $T_c$, is a parameter with dimensions of time which characterizes the force, |
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1099 | $\widetilde{\rho} = \rho / \rho_o$ is the dimensionless density, |
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1100 | and $\rm {\bf M}$ represents the collected contributions of the Coriolis, hydrostatic pressure gradient, |
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1101 | non-linear and viscous terms in \autoref{eq:PE_dyn}. |
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1102 | } %end gmcomment |
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1103 | |
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1104 | Note that in the linear free surface formulation (\key{vvl} not defined), |
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1105 | the ocean depth is time-independent and so is the matrix to be inverted. |
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1106 | It is computed once and for all and applies to all ocean time steps. |
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1107 | |
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1108 | % ================================================================ |
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1109 | % Lateral diffusion term |
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1110 | % ================================================================ |
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1111 | \section{Lateral diffusion term and operators (\protect\mdl{dynldf})} |
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1112 | \label{sec:DYN_ldf} |
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1113 | %------------------------------------------nam_dynldf---------------------------------------------------- |
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1114 | |
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1115 | \nlst{namdyn_ldf} |
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1116 | %------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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1117 | |
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1118 | Options are defined through the \ngn{namdyn\_ldf} namelist variables. |
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1119 | The options available for lateral diffusion are to use either laplacian (rotated or not) or biharmonic operators. |
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1120 | The coefficients may be constant or spatially variable; |
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1121 | the description of the coefficients is found in the chapter on lateral physics (\autoref{chap:LDF}). |
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1122 | The lateral diffusion of momentum is evaluated using a forward scheme, |
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1123 | \ie the velocity appearing in its expression is the \textit{before} velocity in time, |
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1124 | except for the pure vertical component that appears when a tensor of rotation is used. |
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1125 | This latter term is solved implicitly together with the vertical diffusion term (see \autoref{chap:STP}). |
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1126 | |
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1127 | At the lateral boundaries either free slip, |
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1128 | no slip or partial slip boundary conditions are applied according to the user's choice (see \autoref{chap:LBC}). |
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1129 | |
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1130 | \gmcomment{ |
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1131 | Hyperviscous operators are frequently used in the simulation of turbulent flows to |
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1132 | control the dissipation of unresolved small scale features. |
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1133 | Their primary role is to provide strong dissipation at the smallest scale supported by |
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1134 | the grid while minimizing the impact on the larger scale features. |
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1135 | Hyperviscous operators are thus designed to be more scale selective than the traditional, |
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1136 | physically motivated Laplace operator. |
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1137 | In finite difference methods, |
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1138 | the biharmonic operator is frequently the method of choice to achieve this scale selective dissipation since |
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1139 | its damping time (\ie its spin down time) scale like $\lambda^{-4}$ for disturbances of wavelength $\lambda$ |
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1140 | (so that short waves damped more rapidelly than long ones), |
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1141 | whereas the Laplace operator damping time scales only like $\lambda^{-2}$. |
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1142 | } |
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1143 | |
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1144 | % ================================================================ |
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1145 | \subsection[Iso-level laplacian (\protect\np{ln\_dynldf\_lap}\forcode{ = .true.})] |
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1146 | {Iso-level laplacian operator (\protect\np{ln\_dynldf\_lap}\forcode{ = .true.})} |
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1147 | \label{subsec:DYN_ldf_lap} |
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1148 | |
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1149 | For lateral iso-level diffusion, the discrete operator is: |
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1150 | \begin{equation} |
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1151 | \label{eq:dynldf_lap} |
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1152 | \left\{ |
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1153 | \begin{aligned} |
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1154 | D_u^{l{\rm {\bf U}}} =\frac{1}{e_{1u} }\delta_{i+1/2} \left[ {A_T^{lm} |
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1155 | \;\chi } \right]-\frac{1}{e_{2u} {\kern 1pt}e_{3u} }\delta_j \left[ |
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1156 | {A_f^{lm} \;e_{3f} \zeta } \right] \\ \\ |
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1157 | D_v^{l{\rm {\bf U}}} =\frac{1}{e_{2v} }\delta_{j+1/2} \left[ {A_T^{lm} |
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1158 | \;\chi } \right]+\frac{1}{e_{1v} {\kern 1pt}e_{3v} }\delta_i \left[ |
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1159 | {A_f^{lm} \;e_{3f} \zeta } \right] |
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1160 | \end{aligned} |
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1161 | \right. |
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1162 | \end{equation} |
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1163 | |
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1164 | As explained in \autoref{subsec:PE_ldf}, |
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1165 | this formulation (as the gradient of a divergence and curl of the vorticity) preserves symmetry and |
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1166 | ensures a complete separation between the vorticity and divergence parts of the momentum diffusion. |
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1167 | |
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1168 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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1169 | % Rotated laplacian operator |
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1170 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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1171 | \subsection[Rotated laplacian (\protect\np{ln\_dynldf\_iso}\forcode{ = .true.})] |
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1172 | {Rotated laplacian operator (\protect\np{ln\_dynldf\_iso}\forcode{ = .true.})} |
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1173 | \label{subsec:DYN_ldf_iso} |
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1174 | |
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1175 | A rotation of the lateral momentum diffusion operator is needed in several cases: |
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1176 | for iso-neutral diffusion in the $z$-coordinate (\np{ln\_dynldf\_iso}\forcode{ = .true.}) and |
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1177 | for either iso-neutral (\np{ln\_dynldf\_iso}\forcode{ = .true.}) or |
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1178 | geopotential (\np{ln\_dynldf\_hor}\forcode{ = .true.}) diffusion in the $s$-coordinate. |
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1179 | In the partial step case, coordinates are horizontal except at the deepest level and |
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1180 | no rotation is performed when \np{ln\_dynldf\_hor}\forcode{ = .true.}. |
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1181 | The diffusion operator is defined simply as the divergence of down gradient momentum fluxes on |
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1182 | each momentum component. |
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1183 | It must be emphasized that this formulation ignores constraints on the stress tensor such as symmetry. |
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1184 | The resulting discrete representation is: |
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1185 | \begin{equation} |
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1186 | \label{eq:dyn_ldf_iso} |
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1187 | \begin{split} |
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1188 | D_u^{l\textbf{U}} &= \frac{1}{e_{1u} \, e_{2u} \, e_{3u} } \\ |
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1189 | & \left\{\quad {\delta_{i+1/2} \left[ {A_T^{lm} \left( |
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1190 | {\frac{e_{2t} \; e_{3t} }{e_{1t} } \,\delta_{i}[u] |
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1191 | -e_{2t} \; r_{1t} \,\overline{\overline {\delta_{k+1/2}[u]}}^{\,i,\,k}} |
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1192 | \right)} \right]} \right. \\ |
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1193 | & \qquad +\ \delta_j \left[ {A_f^{lm} \left( {\frac{e_{1f}\,e_{3f} }{e_{2f} |
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1194 | }\,\delta_{j+1/2} [u] - e_{1f}\, r_{2f} |
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1195 | \,\overline{\overline {\delta_{k+1/2} [u]}} ^{\,j+1/2,\,k}} |
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1196 | \right)} \right] \\ |
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1197 | &\qquad +\ \delta_k \left[ {A_{uw}^{lm} \left( {-e_{2u} \, r_{1uw} \,\overline{\overline |
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1198 | {\delta_{i+1/2} [u]}}^{\,i+1/2,\,k+1/2} } |
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1199 | \right.} \right. \\ |
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1200 | & \ \qquad \qquad \qquad \quad\ |
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1201 | - e_{1u} \, r_{2uw} \,\overline{\overline {\delta_{j+1/2} [u]}} ^{\,j,\,k+1/2} \\ |
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1202 | & \left. {\left. { \ \qquad \qquad \qquad \ \ \ \left. {\ |
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1203 | +\frac{e_{1u}\, e_{2u} }{e_{3uw} }\,\left( {r_{1uw}^2+r_{2uw}^2} |
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1204 | \right)\,\delta_{k+1/2} [u]} \right)} \right]\;\;\;} \right\} \\ \\ |
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1205 | D_v^{l\textbf{V}} &= \frac{1}{e_{1v} \, e_{2v} \, e_{3v} } \\ |
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1206 | & \left\{\quad {\delta_{i+1/2} \left[ {A_f^{lm} \left( |
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1207 | {\frac{e_{2f} \; e_{3f} }{e_{1f} } \,\delta_{i+1/2}[v] |
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1208 | -e_{2f} \; r_{1f} \,\overline{\overline {\delta_{k+1/2}[v]}}^{\,i+1/2,\,k}} |
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1209 | \right)} \right]} \right. \\ |
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1210 | & \qquad +\ \delta_j \left[ {A_T^{lm} \left( {\frac{e_{1t}\,e_{3t} }{e_{2t} |
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1211 | }\,\delta_{j} [v] - e_{1t}\, r_{2t} |
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1212 | \,\overline{\overline {\delta_{k+1/2} [v]}} ^{\,j,\,k}} |
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1213 | \right)} \right] \\ |
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1214 | & \qquad +\ \delta_k \left[ {A_{vw}^{lm} \left( {-e_{2v} \, r_{1vw} \,\overline{\overline |
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1215 | {\delta_{i+1/2} [v]}}^{\,i+1/2,\,k+1/2} }\right.} \right. \\ |
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1216 | & \ \qquad \qquad \qquad \quad\ |
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1217 | - e_{1v} \, r_{2vw} \,\overline{\overline {\delta_{j+1/2} [v]}} ^{\,j+1/2,\,k+1/2} \\ |
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1218 | & \left. {\left. { \ \qquad \qquad \qquad \ \ \ \left. {\ |
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1219 | +\frac{e_{1v}\, e_{2v} }{e_{3vw} }\,\left( {r_{1vw}^2+r_{2vw}^2} |
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1220 | \right)\,\delta_{k+1/2} [v]} \right)} \right]\;\;\;} \right\} |
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1221 | \end{split} |
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1222 | \end{equation} |
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1223 | where $r_1$ and $r_2$ are the slopes between the surface along which the diffusion operator acts and |
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1224 | the surface of computation ($z$- or $s$-surfaces). |
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1225 | The way these slopes are evaluated is given in the lateral physics chapter (\autoref{chap:LDF}). |
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1226 | |
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1227 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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1228 | % Iso-level bilaplacian operator |
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1229 | %-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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1230 | \subsection[Iso-level bilaplacian (\protect\np{ln\_dynldf\_bilap}\forcode{ = .true.})] |
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1231 | {Iso-level bilaplacian operator (\protect\np{ln\_dynldf\_bilap}\forcode{ = .true.})} |
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1232 | \label{subsec:DYN_ldf_bilap} |
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1233 | |
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1234 | The lateral fourth order operator formulation on momentum is obtained by applying \autoref{eq:dynldf_lap} twice. |
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1235 | It requires an additional assumption on boundary conditions: |
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1236 | the first derivative term normal to the coast depends on the free or no-slip lateral boundary conditions chosen, |
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1237 | while the third derivative terms normal to the coast are set to zero (see \autoref{chap:LBC}). |
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1238 | %%% |
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1239 | \gmcomment{add a remark on the the change in the position of the coefficient} |
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1240 | %%% |
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1241 | |
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1242 | % ================================================================ |
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1243 | % Vertical diffusion term |
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1244 | % ================================================================ |
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1245 | \section{Vertical diffusion term (\protect\mdl{dynzdf})} |
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1246 | \label{sec:DYN_zdf} |
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1247 | %----------------------------------------------namzdf------------------------------------------------------ |
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1248 | |
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1249 | \nlst{namzdf} |
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1250 | %------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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1251 | |
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1252 | Options are defined through the \ngn{namzdf} namelist variables. |
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1253 | The large vertical diffusion coefficient found in the surface mixed layer together with high vertical resolution implies that in the case of explicit time stepping there would be too restrictive a constraint on the time step. |
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1254 | Two time stepping schemes can be used for the vertical diffusion term: |
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1255 | $(a)$ a forward time differencing scheme |
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1256 | (\np{ln\_zdfexp}\forcode{ = .true.}) using a time splitting technique (\np{nn\_zdfexp} $>$ 1) or |
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1257 | $(b)$ a backward (or implicit) time differencing scheme (\np{ln\_zdfexp}\forcode{ = .false.}) |
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1258 | (see \autoref{chap:STP}). |
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1259 | Note that namelist variables \np{ln\_zdfexp} and \np{nn\_zdfexp} apply to both tracers and dynamics. |
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1260 | |
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1261 | The formulation of the vertical subgrid scale physics is the same whatever the vertical coordinate is. |
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1262 | The vertical diffusion operators given by \autoref{eq:PE_zdf} take the following semi-discrete space form: |
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1263 | \[ |
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1264 | % \label{eq:dynzdf} |
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1265 | \left\{ |
---|
1266 | \begin{aligned} |
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1267 | D_u^{vm} &\equiv \frac{1}{e_{3u}} \ \delta_k \left[ \frac{A_{uw}^{vm} }{e_{3uw} } |
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1268 | \ \delta_{k+1/2} [\,u\,] \right] \\ |
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1269 | \\ |
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1270 | D_v^{vm} &\equiv \frac{1}{e_{3v}} \ \delta_k \left[ \frac{A_{vw}^{vm} }{e_{3vw} } |
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1271 | \ \delta_{k+1/2} [\,v\,] \right] |
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1272 | \end{aligned} |
---|
1273 | \right. |
---|
1274 | \] |
---|
1275 | where $A_{uw}^{vm} $ and $A_{vw}^{vm} $ are the vertical eddy viscosity and diffusivity coefficients. |
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1276 | The way these coefficients are evaluated depends on the vertical physics used (see \autoref{chap:ZDF}). |
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1277 | |
---|
1278 | The surface boundary condition on momentum is the stress exerted by the wind. |
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1279 | At the surface, the momentum fluxes are prescribed as the boundary condition on |
---|
1280 | the vertical turbulent momentum fluxes, |
---|
1281 | \begin{equation} |
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1282 | \label{eq:dynzdf_sbc} |
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1283 | \left.{\left( {\frac{A^{vm} }{e_3 }\ \frac{\partial \textbf{U}_h}{\partial k}} \right)} \right|_{z=1} |
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1284 | = \frac{1}{\rho_o} \binom{\tau_u}{\tau_v } |
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1285 | \end{equation} |
---|
1286 | where $\left( \tau_u ,\tau_v \right)$ are the two components of the wind stress vector in |
---|
1287 | the (\textbf{i},\textbf{j}) coordinate system. |
---|
1288 | The high mixing coefficients in the surface mixed layer ensure that the surface wind stress is distributed in |
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1289 | the vertical over the mixed layer depth. |
---|
1290 | If the vertical mixing coefficient is small (when no mixed layer scheme is used) |
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1291 | the surface stress enters only the top model level, as a body force. |
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1292 | The surface wind stress is calculated in the surface module routines (SBC, see \autoref{chap:SBC}). |
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1293 | |
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1294 | The turbulent flux of momentum at the bottom of the ocean is specified through a bottom friction parameterisation |
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1295 | (see \autoref{sec:ZDF_bfr}) |
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1296 | |
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1297 | % ================================================================ |
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1298 | % External Forcing |
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1299 | % ================================================================ |
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1300 | \section{External forcings} |
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1301 | \label{sec:DYN_forcing} |
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1302 | |
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1303 | Besides the surface and bottom stresses (see the above section) |
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1304 | which are introduced as boundary conditions on the vertical mixing, |
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1305 | three other forcings may enter the dynamical equations by affecting the surface pressure gradient. |
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1306 | |
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1307 | (1) When \np{ln\_apr\_dyn}\forcode{ = .true.} (see \autoref{sec:SBC_apr}), |
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1308 | the atmospheric pressure is taken into account when computing the surface pressure gradient. |
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1309 | |
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1310 | (2) When \np{ln\_tide\_pot}\forcode{ = .true.} and \np{ln\_tide}\forcode{ = .true.} (see \autoref{sec:SBC_tide}), |
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1311 | the tidal potential is taken into account when computing the surface pressure gradient. |
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1312 | |
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1313 | (3) When \np{nn\_ice\_embd}\forcode{ = 2} and LIM or CICE is used |
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1314 | (\ie when the sea-ice is embedded in the ocean), |
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1315 | the snow-ice mass is taken into account when computing the surface pressure gradient. |
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1316 | |
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1317 | |
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1318 | \gmcomment{ missing : the lateral boundary condition !!! another external forcing |
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1319 | } |
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1320 | |
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1321 | % ================================================================ |
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1322 | % Wetting and drying |
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1323 | % ================================================================ |
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1324 | \section{Wetting and drying } |
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1325 | \label{sec:DYN_wetdry} |
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1326 | There are two main options for wetting and drying code (wd): |
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1327 | (a) an iterative limiter (il) and (b) a directional limiter (dl). |
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1328 | The directional limiter is based on the scheme developed by \cite{WarnerEtal13} for RO |
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1329 | MS |
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1330 | which was in turn based on ideas developed for POM by \cite{Oey06}. The iterative |
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1331 | limiter is a new scheme. The iterative limiter is activated by setting $\mathrm{ln\_wd\_il} = \mathrm{.true.}$ |
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1332 | and $\mathrm{ln\_wd\_dl} = \mathrm{.false.}$. The directional limiter is activated |
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1333 | by setting $\mathrm{ln\_wd\_dl} = \mathrm{.true.}$ and $\mathrm{ln\_wd\_il} = \mathrm{.false.}$. |
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1334 | |
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1335 | \nlst{namwad} |
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1336 | |
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1337 | The following terminology is used. The depth of the topography (positive downwards) |
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1338 | at each $(i,j)$ point is the quantity stored in array $\mathrm{ht\_wd}$ in the NEMO code. |
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1339 | The height of the free surface (positive upwards) is denoted by $ \mathrm{ssh}$. Given the sign |
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1340 | conventions used, the water depth, $h$, is the height of the free surface plus the depth of the |
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1341 | topography (i.e. $\mathrm{ssh} + \mathrm{ht\_wd}$). |
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1342 | |
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1343 | Both wd schemes take all points in the domain below a land elevation of $\mathrm{rn\_wdld}$ to be |
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1344 | covered by water. They require the topography specified with a model |
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1345 | configuration to have negative depths at points where the land is higher than the |
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1346 | topography's reference sea-level. The vertical grid in NEMO is normally computed relative to an |
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1347 | initial state with zero sea surface height elevation. |
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1348 | The user can choose to compute the vertical grid and heights in the model relative to |
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1349 | a non-zero reference height for the free surface. This choice affects the calculation of the metrics and depths |
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1350 | (i.e. the $\mathrm{e3t\_0, ht\_0}$ etc. arrays). |
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1351 | |
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1352 | Points where the water depth is less than $\mathrm{rn\_wdmin1}$ are interpreted as ``dry''. |
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1353 | $\mathrm{rn\_wdmin1}$ is usually chosen to be of order $0.05$m but extreme topographies |
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1354 | with very steep slopes require larger values for normal choices of time-step. Surface fluxes |
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1355 | are also switched off for dry cells to prevent freezing, boiling etc. of very thin water layers. |
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1356 | The fluxes are tappered down using a $\mathrm{tanh}$ weighting function |
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1357 | to no flux as the dry limit $\mathrm{rn\_wdmin1}$ is approached. Even wet cells can be very shallow. |
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1358 | The depth at which to start tapering is controlled by the user by setting $\mathrm{rn\_wd\_sbcdep}$. |
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1359 | The fraction $(<1)$ of sufrace fluxes to use at this depth is set by $\mathrm{rn\_wd\_sbcfra}$. |
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1360 | |
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1361 | Both versions of the code have been tested in six test cases provided in the WAD\_TEST\_CASES configuration |
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1362 | and in ``realistic'' configurations covering parts of the north-west European shelf. |
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1363 | All these configurations have used pure sigma coordinates. It is expected that |
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1364 | the wetting and drying code will work in domains with more general s-coordinates provided |
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1365 | the coordinates are pure sigma in the region where wetting and drying actually occurs. |
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1366 | |
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1367 | The next sub-section descrbies the directional limiter and the following sub-section the iterative limiter. |
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1368 | The final sub-section covers some additional considerations that are relevant to both schemes. |
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1369 | |
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1370 | |
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1371 | %----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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1372 | % Iterative limiters |
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1373 | %----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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1374 | \subsection [Directional limiter (\textit{wet\_dry})] |
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1375 | {Directional limiter (\mdl{wet\_dry})} |
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1376 | \label{subsec:DYN_wd_directional_limiter} |
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1377 | The principal idea of the directional limiter is that |
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1378 | water should not be allowed to flow out of a dry tracer cell (i.e. one whose water depth is less than rn\_wdmin1). |
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1379 | |
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1380 | All the changes associated with this option are made to the barotropic solver for the non-linear |
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1381 | free surface code within dynspg\_ts. |
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1382 | On each barotropic sub-step the scheme determines the direction of the flow across each face of all the tracer cells |
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1383 | and sets the flux across the face to zero when the flux is from a dry tracer cell. This prevents cells |
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1384 | whose depth is rn\_wdmin1 or less from drying out further. The scheme does not force $h$ (the water depth) at tracer cells |
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1385 | to be at least the minimum depth and hence is able to conserve mass / volume. |
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1386 | |
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1387 | The flux across each $u$-face of a tracer cell is multiplied by a factor zuwdmask (an array which depends on ji and jj). |
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1388 | If the user sets ln\_wd\_dl\_ramp = .False. then zuwdmask is 1 when the |
---|
1389 | flux is from a cell with water depth greater than rn\_wdmin1 and 0 otherwise. If the user sets |
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1390 | ln\_wd\_dl\_ramp = .True. the flux across the face is ramped down as the water depth decreases |
---|
1391 | from 2 * rn\_wdmin1 to rn\_wdmin1. The use of this ramp reduced grid-scale noise in idealised test cases. |
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1392 | |
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1393 | At the point where the flux across a $u$-face is multiplied by zuwdmask , we have chosen |
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1394 | also to multiply the corresponding velocity on the ``now'' step at that face by zuwdmask. We could have |
---|
1395 | chosen not to do that and to allow fairly large velocities to occur in these ``dry'' cells. |
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1396 | The rationale for setting the velocity to zero is that it is the momentum equations that are being solved |
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1397 | and the total momentum of the upstream cell (treating it as a finite volume) should be considered |
---|
1398 | to be its depth times its velocity. This depth is considered to be zero at ``dry'' $u$-points consistent with its |
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1399 | treatment in the calculation of the flux of mass across the cell face. |
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1400 | |
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1401 | |
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1402 | \cite{WarnerEtal13} state that in their scheme the velocity masks at the cell faces for the baroclinic |
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1403 | timesteps are set to 0 or 1 depending on whether the average of the masks over the barotropic sub-steps is respectively less than |
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1404 | or greater than 0.5. That scheme does not conserve tracers in integrations started from constant tracer |
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1405 | fields (tracers independent of $x$, $y$ and $z$). Our scheme conserves constant tracers because |
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1406 | the velocities used at the tracer cell faces on the baroclinic timesteps are carefully calculated by dynspg\_ts |
---|
1407 | to equal their mean value during the barotropic steps. If the user sets ln\_wd\_dl\_bc = .True., the |
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1408 | baroclinic velocities are also multiplied by a suitably weighted average of zuwdmask. |
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1409 | |
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1410 | %----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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1411 | % Iterative limiters |
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1412 | %----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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1413 | |
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1414 | \subsection [Iterative limiter (\textit{wet\_dry})] |
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1415 | {Iterative limiter (\mdl{wet\_dry})} |
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1416 | \label{subsec:DYN_wd_iterative_limiter} |
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1417 | |
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1418 | \subsubsection [Iterative flux limiter (\textit{wet\_dry})] |
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1419 | {Iterative flux limiter (\mdl{wet\_dry})} |
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1420 | \label{subsubsec:DYN_wd_il_spg_limiter} |
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1421 | |
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1422 | The iterative limiter modifies the fluxes across the faces of cells that are either already ``dry'' |
---|
1423 | or may become dry within the next time-step using an iterative method. |
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1424 | |
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1425 | The flux limiter for the barotropic flow (devised by Hedong Liu) can be understood as follows: |
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1426 | |
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1427 | The continuity equation for the total water depth in a column |
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1428 | \begin{equation} \label{dyn_wd_continuity} |
---|
1429 | \frac{\partial h}{\partial t} + \mathbf{\nabla.}(h\mathbf{u}) = 0 . |
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1430 | \end{equation} |
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1431 | can be written in discrete form as |
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1432 | |
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1433 | \begin{align} \label{dyn_wd_continuity_2} |
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1434 | \frac{e_1 e_2}{\Delta t} ( h_{i,j}(t_{n+1}) - h_{i,j}(t_e) ) |
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1435 | &= - ( \mathrm{flxu}_{i+1,j} - \mathrm{flxu}_{i,j} + \mathrm{flxv}_{i,j+1} - \mathrm{flxv}_{i,j} ) \\ |
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1436 | &= \mathrm{zzflx}_{i,j} . |
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1437 | \end{align} |
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1438 | |
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1439 | In the above $h$ is the depth of the water in the column at point $(i,j)$, |
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1440 | $\mathrm{flxu}_{i+1,j}$ is the flux out of the ``eastern'' face of the cell and |
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1441 | $\mathrm{flxv}_{i,j+1}$ the flux out of the ``northern'' face of the cell; $t_{n+1}$ is |
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1442 | the new timestep, $t_e$ is the old timestep (either $t_b$ or $t_n$) and $ \Delta t = |
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1443 | t_{n+1} - t_e$; $e_1 e_2$ is the area of the tracer cells centred at $(i,j)$ and |
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1444 | $\mathrm{zzflx}$ is the sum of the fluxes through all the faces. |
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1445 | |
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1446 | The flux limiter splits the flux $\mathrm{zzflx}$ into fluxes that are out of the cell |
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1447 | (zzflxp) and fluxes that are into the cell (zzflxn). Clearly |
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1448 | |
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1449 | \begin{equation} \label{dyn_wd_zzflx_p_n_1} |
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1450 | \mathrm{zzflx}_{i,j} = \mathrm{zzflxp}_{i,j} + \mathrm{zzflxn}_{i,j} . |
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1451 | \end{equation} |
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1452 | |
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1453 | The flux limiter iteratively adjusts the fluxes $\mathrm{flxu}$ and $\mathrm{flxv}$ until |
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1454 | none of the cells will ``dry out''. To be precise the fluxes are limited until none of the |
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1455 | cells has water depth less than $\mathrm{rn\_wdmin1}$ on step $n+1$. |
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1456 | |
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1457 | Let the fluxes on the $m$th iteration step be denoted by $\mathrm{flxu}^{(m)}$ and |
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1458 | $\mathrm{flxv}^{(m)}$. Then the adjustment is achieved by seeking a set of coefficients, |
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1459 | $\mathrm{zcoef}_{i,j}^{(m)}$ such that: |
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1460 | |
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1461 | \begin{equation} \label{dyn_wd_continuity_coef} |
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1462 | \begin{split} |
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1463 | \mathrm{zzflxp}^{(m)}_{i,j} =& \mathrm{zcoef}_{i,j}^{(m)} \mathrm{zzflxp}^{(0)}_{i,j} \\ |
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1464 | \mathrm{zzflxn}^{(m)}_{i,j} =& \mathrm{zcoef}_{i,j}^{(m)} \mathrm{zzflxn}^{(0)}_{i,j} |
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1465 | \end{split} |
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1466 | \end{equation} |
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1467 | |
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1468 | where the coefficients are $1.0$ generally but can vary between $0.0$ and $1.0$ around |
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1469 | cells that would otherwise dry. |
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1470 | |
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1471 | The iteration is initialised by setting |
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1472 | |
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1473 | \begin{equation} \label{dyn_wd_zzflx_initial} |
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1474 | \mathrm{zzflxp^{(0)}}_{i,j} = \mathrm{zzflxp}_{i,j} , \quad \mathrm{zzflxn^{(0)}}_{i,j} = \mathrm{zzflxn}_{i,j} . |
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1475 | \end{equation} |
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1476 | |
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1477 | The fluxes out of cell $(i,j)$ are updated at the $m+1$th iteration if the depth of the |
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1478 | cell on timestep $t_e$, namely $h_{i,j}(t_e)$, is less than the total flux out of the cell |
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1479 | times the timestep divided by the cell area. Using (\ref{dyn_wd_continuity_2}) this |
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1480 | condition is |
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1481 | |
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1482 | \begin{equation} \label{dyn_wd_continuity_if} |
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1483 | h_{i,j}(t_e) - \mathrm{rn\_wdmin1} < \frac{\Delta t}{e_1 e_2} ( \mathrm{zzflxp}^{(m)}_{i,j} + \mathrm{zzflxn}^{(m)}_{i,j} ) . |
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1484 | \end{equation} |
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1485 | |
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1486 | Rearranging (\ref{dyn_wd_continuity_if}) we can obtain an expression for the maximum |
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1487 | outward flux that can be allowed and still maintain the minimum wet depth: |
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1488 | |
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1489 | \begin{equation} \label{dyn_wd_max_flux} |
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1490 | \begin{split} |
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1491 | \mathrm{zzflxp}^{(m+1)}_{i,j} = \Big[ (h_{i,j}(t_e) & - \mathrm{rn\_wdmin1} - \mathrm{rn\_wdmin2}) \frac{e_1 e_2}{\Delta t} \phantom{]} \\ |
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1492 | \phantom{[} & - \mathrm{zzflxn}^{(m)}_{i,j} \Big] |
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1493 | \end{split} |
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1494 | \end{equation} |
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1495 | |
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1496 | Note a small tolerance ($\mathrm{rn\_wdmin2}$) has been introduced here {\it [Q: Why is |
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1497 | this necessary/desirable?]}. Substituting from (\ref{dyn_wd_continuity_coef}) gives an |
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1498 | expression for the coefficient needed to multiply the outward flux at this cell in order |
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1499 | to avoid drying. |
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1500 | |
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1501 | \begin{equation} \label{dyn_wd_continuity_nxtcoef} |
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1502 | \begin{split} |
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1503 | \mathrm{zcoef}^{(m+1)}_{i,j} = \Big[ (h_{i,j}(t_e) & - \mathrm{rn\_wdmin1} - \mathrm{rn\_wdmin2}) \frac{e_1 e_2}{\Delta t} \phantom{]} \\ |
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1504 | \phantom{[} & - \mathrm{zzflxn}^{(m)}_{i,j} \Big] \frac{1}{ \mathrm{zzflxp}^{(0)}_{i,j} } |
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1505 | \end{split} |
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1506 | \end{equation} |
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1507 | |
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1508 | Only the outward flux components are altered but, of course, outward fluxes from one cell |
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1509 | are inward fluxes to adjacent cells and the balance in these cells may need subsequent |
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1510 | adjustment; hence the iterative nature of this scheme. Note, for example, that the flux |
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1511 | across the ``eastern'' face of the $(i,j)$th cell is only updated at the $m+1$th iteration |
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1512 | if that flux at the $m$th iteration is out of the $(i,j)$th cell. If that is the case then |
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1513 | the flux across that face is into the $(i+1,j)$ cell and that flux will not be updated by |
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1514 | the calculation for the $(i+1,j)$th cell. In this sense the updates to the fluxes across |
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1515 | the faces of the cells do not ``compete'' (they do not over-write each other) and one |
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1516 | would expect the scheme to converge relatively quickly. The scheme is flux based so |
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1517 | conserves mass. It also conserves constant tracers for the same reason that the |
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1518 | directional limiter does. |
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1519 | |
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1520 | |
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1521 | %---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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1522 | % Surface pressure gradients |
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1523 | %---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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1524 | \subsubsection [Modification of surface pressure gradients (\textit{dynhpg})] |
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1525 | {Modification of surface pressure gradients (\mdl{dynhpg})} |
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1526 | \label{subsubsec:DYN_wd_il_spg} |
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1527 | |
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1528 | At ``dry'' points the water depth is usually close to $\mathrm{rn\_wdmin1}$. If the |
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1529 | topography is sloping at these points the sea-surface will have a similar slope and there |
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1530 | will hence be very large horizontal pressure gradients at these points. The WAD modifies |
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1531 | the magnitude but not the sign of the surface pressure gradients (zhpi and zhpj) at such |
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1532 | points by mulitplying them by positive factors (zcpx and zcpy respectively) that lie |
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1533 | between $0$ and $1$. |
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1534 | |
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1535 | We describe how the scheme works for the ``eastward'' pressure gradient, zhpi, calculated |
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1536 | at the $(i,j)$th $u$-point. The scheme uses the ht\_wd depths and surface heights at the |
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1537 | neighbouring $(i+1,j)$ and $(i,j)$ tracer points. zcpx is calculated using two logicals |
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1538 | variables, $\mathrm{ll\_tmp1}$ and $\mathrm{ll\_tmp2}$ which are evaluated for each grid |
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1539 | column. The three possible combinations are illustrated in figure \ref{Fig_WAD_dynhpg}. |
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1540 | |
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1541 | %>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> |
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1542 | \begin{figure}[!ht] \begin{center} |
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1543 | \includegraphics[width=0.8\textwidth]{Fig_WAD_dynhpg} |
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1544 | \caption{ \label{Fig_WAD_dynhpg} |
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1545 | Illustrations of the three possible combinations of the logical variables controlling the |
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1546 | limiting of the horizontal pressure gradient in wetting and drying regimes} |
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1547 | \end{center}\end{figure} |
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1548 | %>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> |
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1549 | |
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1550 | The first logical, $\mathrm{ll\_tmp1}$, is set to true if and only if the water depth at |
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1551 | both neighbouring points is greater than $\mathrm{rn\_wdmin1} + \mathrm{rn\_wdmin2}$ and |
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1552 | the minimum height of the sea surface at the two points is greater than the maximum height |
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1553 | of the topography at the two points: |
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1554 | |
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1555 | \begin{equation} \label{dyn_ll_tmp1} |
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1556 | \begin{split} |
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1557 | \mathrm{ll\_tmp1} = & \mathrm{MIN(sshn(ji,jj), sshn(ji+1,jj))} > \\ |
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1558 | & \quad \mathrm{MAX(-ht\_wd(ji,jj), -ht\_wd(ji+1,jj))\ .and.} \\ |
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1559 | & \mathrm{MAX(sshn(ji,jj) + ht\_wd(ji,jj),} \\ |
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1560 | & \mathrm{\phantom{MAX(}sshn(ji+1,jj) + ht\_wd(ji+1,jj))} >\\ |
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1561 | & \quad\quad\mathrm{rn\_wdmin1 + rn\_wdmin2 } |
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1562 | \end{split} |
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1563 | \end{equation} |
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1564 | |
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1565 | The second logical, $\mathrm{ll\_tmp2}$, is set to true if and only if the maximum height |
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1566 | of the sea surface at the two points is greater than the maximum height of the topography |
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1567 | at the two points plus $\mathrm{rn\_wdmin1} + \mathrm{rn\_wdmin2}$ |
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1568 | |
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1569 | \begin{equation} \label{dyn_ll_tmp2} |
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1570 | \begin{split} |
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1571 | \mathrm{ ll\_tmp2 } = & \mathrm{( ABS( sshn(ji,jj) - sshn(ji+1,jj) ) > 1.E-12 )\ .AND.}\\ |
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1572 | & \mathrm{( MAX(sshn(ji,jj), sshn(ji+1,jj)) > } \\ |
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1573 | & \mathrm{\phantom{(} MAX(-ht\_wd(ji,jj), -ht\_wd(ji+1,jj)) + rn\_wdmin1 + rn\_wdmin2}) . |
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1574 | \end{split} |
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1575 | \end{equation} |
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1576 | |
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1577 | If $\mathrm{ll\_tmp1}$ is true then the surface pressure gradient, zhpi at the $(i,j)$ |
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1578 | point is unmodified. If both logicals are false zhpi is set to zero. |
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1579 | |
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1580 | If $\mathrm{ll\_tmp1}$ is true and $\mathrm{ll\_tmp2}$ is false then the surface pressure |
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1581 | gradient is multiplied through by zcpx which is the absolute value of the difference in |
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1582 | the water depths at the two points divided by the difference in the surface heights at the |
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1583 | two points. Thus the sign of the sea surface height gradient is retained but the magnitude |
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1584 | of the pressure force is determined by the difference in water depths rather than the |
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1585 | difference in surface height between the two points. Note that dividing by the difference |
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1586 | between the sea surface heights can be problematic if the heights approach parity. An |
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1587 | additional condition is applied to $\mathrm{ ll\_tmp2 }$ to ensure it is .false. in such |
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1588 | conditions. |
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1589 | |
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1590 | \subsubsection [Additional considerations (\textit{usrdef\_zgr})] |
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1591 | {Additional considerations (\mdl{usrdef\_zgr})} |
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1592 | \label{subsubsec:WAD_additional} |
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1593 | |
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1594 | In the very shallow water where wetting and drying occurs the parametrisation of |
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1595 | bottom drag is clearly very important. In order to promote stability |
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1596 | it is sometimes useful to calculate the bottom drag using an implicit time-stepping approach. |
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1597 | |
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1598 | Suitable specifcation of the surface heat flux in wetting and drying domains in forced and |
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1599 | coupled simulations needs further consideration. In order to prevent freezing or boiling |
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1600 | in uncoupled integrations the net surface heat fluxes need to be appropriately limited. |
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1601 | |
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1602 | %---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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1603 | % The WAD test cases |
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1604 | %---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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1605 | \subsection [The WAD test cases (\textit{usrdef\_zgr})] |
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1606 | {The WAD test cases (\mdl{usrdef\_zgr})} |
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1607 | \label{WAD_test_cases} |
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1608 | |
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1609 | See the WAD tests MY\_DOC documention for details of the WAD test cases. |
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1610 | |
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1611 | |
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1612 | |
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1613 | % ================================================================ |
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1614 | % Time evolution term |
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1615 | % ================================================================ |
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1616 | \section{Time evolution term (\protect\mdl{dynnxt})} |
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1617 | \label{sec:DYN_nxt} |
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1618 | |
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1619 | %----------------------------------------------namdom---------------------------------------------------- |
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1620 | |
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1621 | \nlst{namdom} |
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1622 | %------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |
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1623 | |
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1624 | Options are defined through the \ngn{namdom} namelist variables. |
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1625 | The general framework for dynamics time stepping is a leap-frog scheme, |
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1626 | \ie a three level centred time scheme associated with an Asselin time filter (cf. \autoref{chap:STP}). |
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1627 | The scheme is applied to the velocity, except when |
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1628 | using the flux form of momentum advection (cf. \autoref{sec:DYN_adv_cor_flux}) |
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1629 | in the variable volume case (\key{vvl} defined), |
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1630 | where it has to be applied to the thickness weighted velocity (see \autoref{sec:A_momentum}) |
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1631 | |
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1632 | $\bullet$ vector invariant form or linear free surface |
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1633 | (\np{ln\_dynhpg\_vec}\forcode{ = .true.} ; \key{vvl} not defined): |
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1634 | \[ |
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1635 | % \label{eq:dynnxt_vec} |
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1636 | \left\{ |
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1637 | \begin{aligned} |
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1638 | &u^{t+\rdt} = u_f^{t-\rdt} + 2\rdt \ \text{RHS}_u^t \\ |
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1639 | &u_f^t \;\quad = u^t+\gamma \,\left[ {u_f^{t-\rdt} -2u^t+u^{t+\rdt}} \right] |
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1640 | \end{aligned} |
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1641 | \right. |
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1642 | \] |
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1643 | |
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1644 | $\bullet$ flux form and nonlinear free surface |
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1645 | (\np{ln\_dynhpg\_vec}\forcode{ = .false.} ; \key{vvl} defined): |
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1646 | \[ |
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1647 | % \label{eq:dynnxt_flux} |
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1648 | \left\{ |
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1649 | \begin{aligned} |
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1650 | &\left(e_{3u}\,u\right)^{t+\rdt} = \left(e_{3u}\,u\right)_f^{t-\rdt} + 2\rdt \; e_{3u} \;\text{RHS}_u^t \\ |
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1651 | &\left(e_{3u}\,u\right)_f^t \;\quad = \left(e_{3u}\,u\right)^t |
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1652 | +\gamma \,\left[ {\left(e_{3u}\,u\right)_f^{t-\rdt} -2\left(e_{3u}\,u\right)^t+\left(e_{3u}\,u\right)^{t+\rdt}} \right] |
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1653 | \end{aligned} |
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1654 | \right. |
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1655 | \] |
---|
1656 | where RHS is the right hand side of the momentum equation, |
---|
1657 | the subscript $f$ denotes filtered values and $\gamma$ is the Asselin coefficient. |
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1658 | $\gamma$ is initialized as \np{nn\_atfp} (namelist parameter). |
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1659 | Its default value is \np{nn\_atfp}\forcode{ = 10.e-3}. |
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1660 | In both cases, the modified Asselin filter is not applied since perfect conservation is not an issue for |
---|
1661 | the momentum equations. |
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1662 | |
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1663 | Note that with the filtered free surface, |
---|
1664 | the update of the \textit{after} velocities is done in the \mdl{dynsp\_flt} module, |
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1665 | and only array swapping and Asselin filtering is done in \mdl{dynnxt}. |
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1666 | |
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1667 | % ================================================================ |
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1668 | \biblio |
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1669 | |
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1670 | \pindex |
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1671 | |
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1672 | \end{document} |
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