Articles | Volume 15, issue 10
Geosci. Model Dev., 15, 4259–4273, 2022
Geosci. Model Dev., 15, 4259–4273, 2022
Development and technical paper
01 Jun 2022
Development and technical paper | 01 Jun 2022

Formulation of a new explicit tidal scheme in revised LICOM2.0

Jiangbo Jin et al.

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In this paper, the inclusion of tides in a global model via the explicit calculation of the tide-generating force based on the positions of the sun and moon is proposed, rather than the traditional method of including about eight tidal constituents with empirical amplitudes and frequencies. The new scheme can better simulate the diurnal and spatial characteristics of the tidal potential of spring and neap tides as well as the spatial patterns and magnitudes of major tidal constituents.