WEMo

Wave Exposure Model

The Wave Exposure Model (WEMo) is coastal model that predicts near shore wind-wave dynamics. WEMo includes forecasting and hindcasting capabilities and simulates the coastal and ecosystem effects of chronic and extreme events.

Developer
NOAA
Model Information
For more information about this model, go to coastalscience.noaa.gov
Spatial Resolution
The spatial resolution is based on the specified bathymetry grid.
Temporal Resolution
The temporal resolution is specified based on the wind data provided.
Outputs
Model outputs include wave height, representative wave energy, and sea floor sediment transport behavior.
Intended User
practitioner
Model Type
coastal
Inclusion of Climate Change
Climate conditions are not explicitly incorporated, but could use wind data inputs to represent future conditions.
Geographic Region
generalized
Data Requirements
data provided by the user
Source Code Availability
closed source
Dimensions
1d
Computational Burden
medium
Scenario Modeling
batch mode described
Coding Language
GUI
Operating System
not applicable
Mathematical Approach
numerical, simulation
Maintenance Plan
maintained
Date of Last Known Update
1-Mar-10
User Manual
go to documentation at cdn.coastalscience.noaa.gov