Spatial Discretisation Technology in Coastal Oil Spill Modelling

Conference paper


Li, Y. 2008. Spatial Discretisation Technology in Coastal Oil Spill Modelling. Proceedings of Advances in Computing and Technology. (AC&T) The School of Computing and Technology 3rd Annual Conference University of East London pp. 128-136
AuthorsLi, Y.
TypeConference paper
Abstract

Spatial discretisation plays an important role in many numerical environmental models.
This paper studies the technology of spatial discretisation in coastal oil spill modelling with a view to
assure the quality of modelling outputs for given spatial data inputs. Spatial data analysis techniques
are effective for investigating and improving the spatial discretisation in different phases of the
modelling. Proposed methods are implemented and tested with experimental models. A new
“automatic search” method based on GIS zone design principles is shown to significantly improve
discretisation of bathymetric data and hydrodynamic modelling outputs. The concepts and methods
developed in the study are expected to have general relevance for a range of applications in numerical
environmental modelling.

Keywordsenvironmental change; oil spill scenarios; trajectory sub-modelling; oil spill behaviour
Year2008
ConferenceProceedings of Advances in Computing and Technology
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Print2008
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Deposited26 Jul 2010
Web address (URL)http://www.uel.ac.uk/act/proceedings/documents/ACT08.pdf
http://hdl.handle.net/10552/901
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Li, Y. (2008) ‘Spatial Discretisation Technology in Coastal Oil Spill Modelling’ Proceedings of Advances in Computing and Technology, (AC&T) The School of Computing and Technology 3rd Annual Conference, University of East London, pp.128-136.

Place of publicationUniversity of East London
Page range128-136
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