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Supporting Publications and Reports - Salish Sea model (SSM) Development

Journal Publications

Khangaonkar, T, W Long, and W Xu. 2017. Assessment of circulation and inter-basin transport in the Salish Sea including Johnstone Strait and Discovery Islands pathways, Ocean Modelling, 109:11-32.doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2016.11.004

Khangaonkar, T, W Long, B Sackmann, T Mohamedali, and A Hamlet. 2016. Sensitivity of Circulation in the Skagit River Estuary to Sea Level Rise and Future Flows, Northwest Science, 90(1):94-118.doi: 10.3955/046.090.0108

Wang, T, T Wang, W Long, and G Gill. 2014. Development of a Kelp-Type Structure Module in a Coastal Ocean Model to Assess the Hydrodynamic Impact of Seawater Uranium Extraction Technology, Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 2(1):81-92.doi: 10.3390/jmse2010081

Khangaonkar, T and T Wang. 2013. Potential alteration of fjordal circulation due to a large floating structure—Numerical investigation with application to Hood Canal basin in Puget Sound, Applied Ocean Research, 39:146-157.doi: 10.1016/j.apor.2012.11.003

Khangaonkar, T, B Sackmann, W Long, T Mohamedali, and M Roberts. 2012. Simulation of annual biogeochemical cycles of nutrient balance, phytoplankton bloom(s), and DO in Puget Sound using an unstructured grid model. Ocean Dynamics, 62(9):1353-1379.doi: 10.1007/s10236-012-0562-4

Kim, T and T Khangaonkar. 2012. An Offline Unstructured Biogeochemical Model (UBM) for Complex Estuarine and Coastal Environments.  Environmental Modelling & Software, 31:47-63. doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2011.11.010

Khangaonkar, T, Z Yang, T Kim, and M Roberts. 2011. Tidally Averaged Circulation in Puget Sound Sub-basins:  Comparison of Historical Data, Analytical Model, and Numerical Model.  Journal of Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 93(4):305-319. doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2011.04.016

Khangaonkar, T and Z Yang, 2011. A High Resolution Hydrodynamic Model of Puget Sound to Support Nearshore Restoration Feasibility Analysis and Design. Ecological Restoration. Ecological Restoration, 29(1-2):173-184. doi: 10.3368/er.29.1-2.173

Yang, Z and T Khangaonkar, 2010. Multi-scale Modeling of Puget Sound Using an Unstructured-grid Coastal Ocean Model: from Tide flats to Estuaries and Coastal Waters. Ocean Dynamics, 60(6):1621-1637. doi: 10.1007/s10236-010-0348-5

 

Technical Reports

Long W, T Khangaonkar, M Roberts, and G Pelletier. 2014. Approach for Simulating Acidification and the Carbon Cycle in the Salish Sea to Distinguish Regional Source Impacts. Publication No. 14-03-002. Washington State Department of Ecology, Olympia.

Roberts M, T Mohamedali, B Sackmann, T Khangaonkar, and W Long. 2014. Dissolved Oxygen Model Scenarios for Puget Sound and the Straits: Impacts of Current and Future Nitrogen Sources and Climate Change through 2070. Publication No. 14-03-007, Washington State Department of Ecology, Olympia.

Khangaonkar T, W Long, B Sackmann, T Mohamedali, and M Roberts. 2012. Puget Sound Dissolved Oxygen Modeling Study: Development of an Intermediate Scale Water Quality Model. PNNL-20384 Rev 1, prepared for the Washington State Department of Ecology (Publication No. 12-03-049), by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington.

Mohamedali T, M Roberts, B Sackmann, and A Kolosseus. 2011. Puget Sound Dissolved Oxygen Model Nutrient Load Summary for 1999?2008. Publication No. 11-03-057, Washington State Department of Ecology, Olympia, Washington.

Yang Z, T Khangaonkar, RG Labiosa, and T Kim. 2010. Puget Sound Dissolved Oxygen Modeling Study: Development of an Intermediate-Scale Hydrodynamic Model. PNNL-18484, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington.

Khangaonkar T and T Kim. 2009. Model Selection Recommendations for DO Model of Puget Sound. Technical Memorandum prepared for the Washington State Department of Ecology, PNNL, Seattle, WA.

Roberts M, J Bos, and S Albertson. 2008. South Puget Sound Dissolved Oxygen Study. Interim Data Report, Publication No. 08-03-037, Washington State Department of Ecology, Olympia, Washington.

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