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Title: A three-dimensional eutrophication modeling in Tolo Harbour
Authors: Chau, Kwok-wing
Subjects: Three-dimensional model
Environmental modeling
Eutrophication phenomena
Real-time simulation
Boundary-fitted co-ordinates
Tolo Harbour
Issue Date: Sep-2004
Publisher: Elsevier Inc.
Citation: Applied mathematical modelling, Sep. 2004, v. 28, no. 9, p. 849-861.
Abstract: Eutrophication phenomena may lead to less desirable water quality and usage of a water body in terms of water supply, fish maintenance, aesthetics and recreation. This paper delineates a real-time three-dimensional finite difference numerical model for eutrophication dynamics in coastal waters of Tolo Harbour, Hong Kong, employing the numerically generated, boundary-fitted, orthogonal curvilinear grid system as well as a grid “block” technique. The difficulties encountered, subtleties of the modeling as well as some principal kinetic parameters are described. Long-term time-series simulation results due to time-varying pollution sources in Tolo Harbour are also presented.
Description: DOI: 10.1016/j.apm.2004.04.002
Rights: Applied Mathematical Modelling © 2004 Elsevier Inc. The journal web site is located at http://www.sciencedirect.com.
Type: Journal/Magazine Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/993
ISSN: 0307904X
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