Modeling Geophysical Fluid Flows Using COMSOL: Working Towards a Hydrodynamic Model of the Chesapeake Bay

M. Boe, R. Malek-Madani, D. R. Smith, and M. E. C. Vieira
United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, USA

The outline for this presentation is:

  • Chesapeake Bay Basics
  • Mathematical Framework
  • Linear Western Intensification Models -Stommel (1948), Munk (1950)
  • Non-linear equations solved in rectangular geometries
  • Three-dimensional Chesapeake Bay bathymetry attempts