Articles | Volume 9, issue 4
Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 1597–1625, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-9-1597-2016
Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 1597–1625, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-9-1597-2016

Model description paper 02 May 2016

Model description paper | 02 May 2016

VISIR-I: small vessels – least-time nautical routes using wave forecasts

Gianandrea Mannarini et al.

Video supplement

An optimal route computed by VISIR-I - case study #1 of gmd-2015-167 G. Mannarini https://doi.org/10.5446/18087

An optimal route computed by VISIR-I - case study #2 of gmd-2015-167 G. Mannarini https://doi.org/10.5446/18088

An optimal route computed by VISIR-I - case study #3 of gmd-2015-167 G. Mannarini https://doi.org/10.5446/18089

Short summary
VISIR is a new numerical model for the computation of optimal ship routes from meteo-marine forecasts. VISIR offers the scientific community an open platform whereby various ideas and methods for ship route optimization can be shared, tested, and compared to each other.