Articles | Volume 13, issue 7
Development and technical paper
10 Jul 2020
Development and technical paper |  | 10 Jul 2020

Development of a two-way-coupled ocean–wave model: assessment on a global NEMO(v3.6)–WW3(v6.02) coupled configuration

Xavier Couvelard, Florian Lemarié, Guillaume Samson, Jean-Luc Redelsperger, Fabrice Ardhuin, Rachid Benshila, and Gurvan Madec

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