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Check ORCA bathymetry

 

New(3): year 10 of a 10 years spin_up (March 2006)

Summary table comparing original ORCA and 3 new bathymetry runs:

 

Transport means (Sv) OLD NEW(1) NEW(2) NEW(3)
Total (across 5.74°S) 22.8 23.3 22.4 21.7
Vitiaz St 12.0 26.4 16.4 16,4
Solomon St 10.8 –3.7 3.3 2,1
St Georges Channel --- --- 2.7 3,2
New Ireland Coastal C. 17.4 1.8 10.0

 


  1. Second test run :
      1. Maps of mean transport:
        1. Solomon Sea region:   u v
        2. Vectors (on the B-grid):
          1. Solomon Sea transport
          2. Velocity above, in, and below the thermocline:     New (3)
          3. Coral Sea transports (large region):
            1. New (3)
          4. <>Coral Sea velocity above, in, and below the thermocline:   New (3)
      2. Zonal sections of v(x,z):
        1. Vitiaz and Solomon St (5.74°S)
        2. Solomon Sea inflow (9.7°S) (zonal average speed profile across section)
        3. Section across New Ireland Coastal Current
      3. Meridional section of u at 162°E:   u(y,z) Zonal transport
      4. Seasonal cycle
        1. Time series:
          1. Transport through Vitiaz Strait
          2. Transport through St George's Channel
          3. Transport through Solomon St
        1. Transport (x,t) through Solomon St (5.74°S)
        2. Zonal flow through the Grand Passage

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