# Output variables

parameter |
description |
default |
range |
units |
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As |
Asymmetry of short waves |
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BR |
Maximum wave surface slope used in roller dissipation formulation |
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Cdrag |
Vegetation drag coefficient |
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D |
Dissipation |
W/m2 |
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D15 |
D15 grain diameters for all sediment classses |
m |
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D50 |
D50 grain diameters for all sediment classses |
m |
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D50top |
Friction coefficient flow |
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D90 |
D90 grain diameters for all sediment classses |
m |
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D90top |
Friction coefficient flow |
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DR |
Roller energy dissipation |
W/m2 |
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Dc |
Diffusion coefficient |
m2/s |
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Df |
Dissipation rate due to bed friction |
W/m2 |
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Dp |
Dissipation rate in the swash due to transformation of kinetic wave energy to potential wave energy |
W/m2 |
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Dveg |
Dissipation due to short wave attenuation by vegetation |
W/m2 |
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E |
Wave energy |
Nm/m2 |
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Fvegu |
X-forcing due to long wave attenuation by vegetation |
N/m2 |
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Fvegv |
Y-forcing due to long wave attenuation by vegetation |
N/m2 |
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Fx |
Wave force, x-component |
N/m2 |
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Fy |
Wave force, y-component |
N/m2 |
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H |
Hrms wave height based on instantaneous wave energy |
m |
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Hrunup |
Short wave height used in runup formulation |
m |
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L1 |
Wave length (used in dispersion relation) |
m |
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Qb |
Fraction breaking waves |
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R |
Roller energy |
Nm/m2 |
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Sk |
Skewness of short waves |
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Subg |
Bed sediment transport for each sediment class (excluding pores), x-component |
m2/s |
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Susg |
Suspended sediment transport for each sediment class (excluding pores), x-component |
m2/s |
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Sutot |
Sediment transport integrated over bed load and suspended and for all sediment grains, x-component |
m2/s |
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Svbg |
Bed sediment transport for each sediment class (excluding pores), y-component |
m2/s |
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Svsg |
Suspended sediment transport for each sediment class (excluding pores), y-component |
m2/s |
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Svtot |
Sediment transport integrated over bed load and suspended and for all sediment grains, y-component |
m2/s |
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Sxx |
Radiation stress, x-component |
N/m |
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Sxy |
Radiation stress, y-component |
N/m |
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Syy |
Radiation stress, y-component |
N/m |
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Tbore |
Wave period interval associated with breaking induced turbulence |
s |
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Tsg |
Sediment response time for each sediment class |
s |
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alfau |
Grid orientation at u-point |
rad |
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alfav |
Grid orientation at v-point |
rad |
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alfaz |
Grid orientation at z-point |
rad |
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bedfriccoef |
Dimensional/dimensionless input bed friction coefficient; depends on value of parameter bedfriction |
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bi |
Incoming bound long wave |
m |
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breaking |
Indicator whether cell has breaking nonh waves |
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bwalpha |
Beachwizard weighting factor |
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c |
Wave celerity |
m/s |
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ca |
Reference concentration |
m3/m3 |
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ccg |
Depth-averaged suspended concentration for each sediment fraction |
m3/m3 |
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cctot |
Sediment concentration integrated over bed load and suspended and for all sediment grains |
m3/m3 |
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ccz |
Concentration profile |
m3/m3 |
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ceqbg |
Depth-averaged bed equilibrium concentration for each sediment class |
m3/m3 |
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ceqsg |
Depth-averaged suspended equilibrium concentration for each sediment class |
m3/m3 |
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cf |
Friction coefficient flow |
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cfu |
Friction coefficient flow in u-points |
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cfv |
Friction coefficient flow in v-points |
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cg |
Group velocity |
m/s |
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cgx |
Group velocity, x-component |
m/s |
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cgx_s |
Group velocity, x-component |
m/s |
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cgy |
Group velocity, y-component |
m/s |
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cgy_s |
Group velocity, y-component |
m/s |
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cobs |
Beachwizard observed wave celerity |
m/s |
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costh |
Cos of wave angles relative to grid direction |
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costh_s |
Cos of wave angles relative to grid direction |
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ctheta |
Wave celerity theta-direction (refraction) |
rad/s |
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ctheta_s |
Wave celerity theta-direction (refraction) |
rad/s |
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cx |
Wave celerity, x-component |
m/s |
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cy |
Wave celerity, y-component |
m/s |
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dU |
U-velocity difference between two vertical layers (reduced 2-layer non-hydrostatic model) |
m2/s2 |
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dUi |
Velocity difference at boundary due to (short) waves |
m/s |
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dV |
V-velocity difference between two vertical layers (reduced 2-layer non-hydrostatic model) |
m2/s2 |
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dassim |
Beachwizard depth change |
m |
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dcbdx |
Bed concentration gradient x-dir. |
kg/m3/m |
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dcbdy |
Bed concentration gradient y-dir. |
kg/m3/m |
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dcmdo |
Beachwizard computed minus observed dissipation |
W/m2 |
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dcsdx |
Suspended concentration gradient x-dir. |
kg/m3/m |
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dcsdy |
Suspended concentration gradient y-dir. |
kg/m3/m |
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depo_ex |
Explicit bed deposition rate per fraction |
m/s |
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depo_im |
Implicit bed deposition rate per fraction |
m/s |
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dinfil |
Infiltration layer depth used in quasi-vertical flow model for groundwater |
m |
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dnc |
Grid distance in n-direction, centered around c-point |
m |
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dnu |
Grid distance in n-direction, centered around u-point |
m |
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dnv |
Grid distance in n-direction, centered around v-point |
m |
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dnz |
Grid distance in n-direction, centered around z-point (=eta-point) |
m |
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dobs |
Beachwizard observed dissipation |
W/m2 |
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dsc |
Grid distance in s-direction, centered around c-point |
m |
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dsdnui |
Inverse of grid cell surface, centered around u-point |
1/m2 |
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dsdnvi |
Inverse of grid cell surface, centered around v-point |
1/m2 |
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dsdnzi |
Inverse of grid cell surface, centered around z-point |
1/m2 |
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dsu |
Grid distance in s-direction, centered around u-point |
m |
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dsv |
Grid distance in s-direction, centered around v-point |
m |
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dsz |
Grid distance in s-direction, centered around z-point (=eta-point) |
m |
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dzav |
Total bed level change due to avalanching |
m |
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dzbdt |
Rate of change bed level |
m/s |
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dzbdx |
Bed level gradient in x-direction |
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dzbdy |
Bed level gradient in y-direction |
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dzbed |
No description |
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dzbnow |
Bed level change in current time step |
m |
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dzs0dn |
Alongshore water level gradient due to tide alone |
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dzsdt |
Rate of change water level |
m/s |
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dzsdx |
Water surface gradient in x-direction |
m/s |
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dzsdy |
Water surface gradient in y-direction |
m/s |
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ee |
Directionally distributed wave energy |
J/m2/rad |
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ee_s |
Directionally distributed wave energy |
J/m2/rad |
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ero |
Bed erosion rate per fraction |
m/s |
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fw |
Wave friction coefficient |
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gw0back |
Boundary condition back boundary for groundwater head |
m |
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gwbottom |
Level of the bottom of the aquifer |
m |
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gwcurv |
Curvature coefficient of groundwater head function |
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gwhead |
Groundwater head (differs from gwlevel) |
m |
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gwheadb |
Groundwater head at bottom (differs from gwlevel) |
m |
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gwheight |
Vertical size of aquifer through which groundwater can flow |
m |
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gwlevel |
Groundwater table (min(zb,gwhead)) |
m |
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gwqx |
Groundwater discharge in x-direction |
m/s |
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gwqy |
Groundwater discharge in y-direction |
m/s |
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gwu |
Groundwater flow in x-direction |
m/s |
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gwv |
Groundwater flow in y-direction |
m/s |
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gww |
Groundwater flow in z-direction (interaction between surface and ground water) |
m/s |
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hh |
Water depth |
m |
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hhw |
Water depth used in all wave computations, includes h*par%delta |
m |
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hhwcins |
Water depth used in wave instationary computation in case of wci |
m |
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hhws |
Water depth used in wave stationary computation (and single_dir wave directions) |
m |
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hold |
Water depth previous time step |
m |
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hu |
Water depth in u-points |
m |
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hum |
Water depth in u-points |
m |
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hv |
Water depth in v-points |
m |
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hvm |
Water depth in v-points |
m |
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idrift |
Drifter x-coordinate in grid space |
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infil |
Rate of exchange of water between surface and groundwater (positive from sea to groundwater) |
m/s |
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istruct |
Location of revetments toe |
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iwl |
Location of water line (including long wave runup) |
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jdrift |
Drifter y-coordinate in grid space |
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k |
Wave number |
rad/m |
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kb |
Near bed turbulence intensity due to depth induces breaking |
m2/s2 |
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kturb |
Depth averaged turbulence intensity due to long wave breaking |
m2/s2 |
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maxzs |
Maximum elevation in simulation |
m |
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minzs |
Minimum elevation in simulation |
m |
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n |
Ratio group velocity/wave celerity |
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nd |
Number of bed layers (can be different for each computational cell) |
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ndist |
Cum. distance from right boundary along n-direction |
m |
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nuh |
Horizontal viscosity coefficient |
m2/s |
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nutz |
Turbulence viscosity |
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pbbed |
No description |
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pdisch |
Discharge locations |
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ph |
Pressure head due to ship |
m |
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pntdisch |
Point discharge locations (no momentum) |
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pres |
Normalized dynamic pressure |
m2/s2 |
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qdisch |
Discharges |
m2/s |
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qx |
Discharge in u-points, x-component |
m2/s |
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qy |
Discharge in u-points, y-component |
m2/s |
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refA |
Reference level |
m |
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rolthick |
Long wave roller thickness |
m |
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rr |
Directionally distributed roller energy |
J/m2/rad |
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runup |
Short wave runup height |
m |
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sdist |
Cum. distance from offshore boundary along s-direction |
m |
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sedcal |
Equilibrium sediment concentartion factor for each sediment class |
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sedero |
Cum. sedimentation/erosion |
m |
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setbathy |
Prescribed bed levels |
m |
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shipFx |
Force on ship in x-direction |
N |
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shipFy |
Force on ship in y-direction |
N |
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shipFz |
Force on ship in z-direction |
N |
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shipMx |
Moment on ship around x-axis |
Nm |
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shipMy |
Moment on ship around y-axis |
Nm |
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shipMz |
Moment on ship around z-axis |
Nm |
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shipchi |
Turning angle arround y-axis |
deg |
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shipphi |
Turning angle arround x-axis |
deg |
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shippsi |
Turning angle arround z-axis |
deg |
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shipxCG |
X-coordinate of ship center of gravity |
m |
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shipyCG |
Y-coordinate of ship center of gravity |
m |
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shipzCG |
Z-coordinate of ship center of gravity |
m |
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shobs |
Beachwizard observed shoreline |
m |
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sig2prior |
Beachwizard prior std squared |
m2 |
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sigm |
Mean frequency |
rad/s |
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sigt |
Relative frequency |
rad/s |
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sigz |
Vertical distribution of sigma layers q3d |
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sinth |
Sin of wave angles relative to grid direction |
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sinth_s |
Sin of wave angles relative to grid direction |
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strucslope |
Slope of structure |
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structdepth |
Depth of structure in relation to instantaneous bed level |
m |
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taubx |
Bed shear stress, x-component |
N/m2 |
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taubx_add |
Additional bed shear stress due to boundary layer effects, x-component |
N/m2 |
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tauby |
Bed shear stress, y-component |
N/m2 |
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tauby_add |
Additional bed shear stress due to boundary layer effects, y-component |
N/m2 |
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tdisch |
Discharge time series |
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tdriftb |
Drifter release time |
s |
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tdrifte |
Drifter retrieval time |
s |
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thet |
Wave angles |
rad |
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thet_s |
Wave angles |
rad |
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theta |
Wave angles directional distribution w.r.t. comp. x-axis |
rad |
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theta_s |
Wave angles directional distribution w.r.t. comp. x-axis |
rad |
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thetamean |
Mean wave angle |
rad |
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tideinpt |
Input time of input tidal signal |
s |
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tideinpz |
Input tidal signal |
m |
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tsetbathy |
Points in time of prescibed bed levels |
s |
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u |
Glm velocity in cell centre, x-component |
m/s |
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ua |
Time averaged flow velocity due to wave assymetry |
m/s |
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ucrcal |
Calibration factor for u critical for each sediment class |
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ududx |
Advection |
m2/s2 |
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udvdx |
Advection |
m2/s2 |
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ue |
Eulerian velocity in cell centre, x-component |
m/s |
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ue_sed |
Advection velocity sediment in cell centre, x-component |
m/s |
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ueu |
Eulerian velocity in u-points, x-component |
m/s |
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ui |
Incident bound wave velocity in, x-component |
m/s |
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umean |
Longterm mean velocity at bnds in u-points, x-component |
m/s |
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umwci |
Velocity (time-averaged) for wci, x-component |
m/s |
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ur |
Reflected velocity at bnds in u-points |
m/s |
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urepb |
Representative flow velocity for sediment advection and diffusion, x-component |
m/s |
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ureps |
Representative flow velocity for sediment advection and diffusion, x-component |
m/s |
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urms |
Orbital velocity |
m/s |
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usd |
Return flow due to roller after breaker delay |
m/s |
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ust |
Stokes drift |
m/s |
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ustr |
Return flow due to roller |
m/s |
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ustz |
Stokes velocity (q3d) |
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uu |
Glm velocity in u-points, x-component |
m/s |
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uv |
Glm velocity in v-points, x-component |
m/s |
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uwcins |
U-velocity used in wave stationary computation in case of wci |
m/s |
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uwf |
Stokes drift, x-component |
m/s |
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uws |
U-velocity used in wave stationary computation (and single_dir wave directions) |
m/s |
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uz |
Velocity (q3d) ksi-comp |
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v |
Glm velocity in cell centre, y-component |
m/s |
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vdudy |
Advection |
m2/s2 |
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vdvdy |
Advection |
m2/s2 |
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ve |
Eulerian velocity in cell centre, y-component |
m/s |
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ve_sed |
Advection velocity sediment in cell centre, y-component |
m/s |
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vegtype |
Vegetation type index |
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vev |
Eulerian velocity in u-points, y-component |
m/s |
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vi |
Incident bound wave velocity in, y-component |
m/s |
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viscu |
Viscosity |
m2/s2 |
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viscv |
Viscosity |
m2/s2 |
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vmag |
Velocity magnitude in cell centre |
m/s |
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vmageu |
Eulerian velocity magnitude u-points |
m/s |
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vmagev |
Eulerian velocity magnitude v-points |
m/s |
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vmagu |
Glm velocity magnitude u-points |
m/s |
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vmagv |
Glm velocity magnitude v-points |
m/s |
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vmean |
Longterm mean velocity at bnds in u-points, y-component |
m/s |
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vmwci |
Velocity (time-averaged) for wci, y-component |
m/s |
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vrepb |
Representative flow velocity for sediment advection and diffusion, y-component |
m/s |
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vreps |
Representative flow velocity for sediment advection and diffusion, y-component |
m/s |
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vu |
Glm velocity in u-points, y-component |
m/s |
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vv |
Glm velocity in v-points, y-component |
m/s |
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vwcins |
V-velocity used in wave stationary computation in case of wci |
m/s |
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vwf |
Stokes drift, y-component |
m/s |
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vws |
V-velocity used in wave stationary computation (and single_dir wave directions) |
m/s |
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vz |
Velocity (q3d) eta-comp |
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wb |
Vertical velocity at the bottom |
m/s |
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wete |
Mask wet/dry wave-points |
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wetu |
Mask wet/dry u-points |
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wetv |
Mask wet/dry v-points |
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wetz |
Mask wet/dry eta-points |
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wi |
Vertical velocity at boundary due to (short) waves |
m/s |
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winddirts |
Input wind direction |
deg_nautical |
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windinpt |
Input time of input wind signal |
s |
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windnv |
Wind velocity in n direction in v point at current time step |
m/s |
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windsu |
Wind velocity in s direction in u point at current time step |
m/s |
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windvelts |
Input wind velocity |
m/s |
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windxts |
Time series of input wind velocity (not s direction), x-component |
m/s |
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windyts |
Time series of input wind velocity (not n direction), y-component |
m/s |
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wm |
Mean abs frequency |
rad/s |
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ws |
Vertical velocity at the free surface |
m/s |
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wscrit |
Critial vertical velocity at the free surface for breaking |
m/s |
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x |
X-coord. original cmp. grid |
m |
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xHrunup |
Location at which short wave height for runup is taken |
m |
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xu |
X-coord. comp. grid u-points |
m |
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xv |
X-coord. comp. grid v-points |
m |
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xyzs01 |
Global xy coordinates of corner (x=1,y=1) |
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xyzs02 |
Global xy coordinates of corner (x=1,y=n) |
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xyzs03 |
Global xy coordinates of corner (x=n,y=n) |
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xyzs04 |
Global xy coordinates of corner (x=n,y=1) |
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xz |
X-coord. comp. grid (positive shoreward, perp. to coastline) |
m |
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y |
Y-coord. original comp. grid |
m |
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yu |
Y-coord. comp. grid u-points |
m |
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yv |
Y-coord. comp. grid v-points |
m |
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yz |
Y-coord. comp. grid |
m |
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z0bed |
No description |
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zb |
Bed level |
m |
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zb0 |
Initial bed level |
m |
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zbobs |
Beachwizard observed depth |
m |
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zi |
Surface elevation at boundary due to (short) waves |
m |
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zs |
Water level |
m |
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zs0 |
Water level due to tide alone |
m |
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zs0fac |
Relative weight of offshore boundary and bay boundary for each grid point is stored in zs0fac |
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zs1 |
Water level minus tide |
m |
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zswci |
Waterlevel (time-averaged) for wci |
m |