On One Parallel Numerical Implementation of a Free-Surface Ocean Dynamics Model

  • Sergey V. Smirnov
  • Vladimir A. Levin
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6083)


This paper deals with the parallelization of free-surface three-dimensional oceanographic model. The model is based on full nonlinear “primitive” equations of the ocean. Generalized vertical coordinate system is applied for better resolution of main features of the simulated basin. The numerical model is conservative. Numerical integration procedure is based on time-splitting method with Robert-Asselin filtering. Numerical model code is implemented for running on cluster computers. The parallelization is achieved using domain decomposition method and standard MPI to ensure portability of the code.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergey V. Smirnov
    • 1
  • Vladimir A. Levin
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Automation and Control ProcessesFar Eastern Branch of Russian Academy of SciencesVladivostokRussian Federation

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