Accession Number:

ADA535213

Title:

Ocean Monitoring, Coastal Studies and Remote Sensing

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept.

Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA UNIV SAN DIEGO LA JOLLA INST OF GEOPHYSICS AND PLANETARY PHYSICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

The long-term goal of this research is to develop and test predictive models for nearshore and coastal processes. Initial development and testing of models is to be accomplished through monitoring over a broad range of spatial and temporal scales. Model development is to be accomplished within the framework of the nearshore as a hierarchical complex system, wherein, at discretely ordered space and time scales, a small number of variables emerge as the dominant influences on the dynamics of this nonlinear, open system and the interactions between these dominant variables give rise to complex, emergent behavior.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE