Application of Regional Ocean Modeling System for hydrodynamics in Binh Cang-Nha Trang Bay, Vietnam

Pham Xuan Duong (Dept. Marine Physics, Institute of Oceanography, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), Nha Trang, Vietnam)
Phan Minh-Thu (1.Dept. Marine Ecology, Institute of Oceanography, VAST, Nha Trang, Vietnam 2. Graduate University of Science and Technology, VAST, Vietnam)
Bui Hong Long (1.Dept. Marine Physics, Institute of Oceanography, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), Nha Trang, Vietnam 2. Graduate University of Science and Technology, VAST, Vietnam)

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Based on the data collected at the Cau Da station, the Regional Ocean Modeling System (ROMS) is applied for hydrodynamics (e.g. circulation and temperature-salinity) in Binh Cang - Nha Trang Bay, Vietnam. The results present the several cases of hydrodynamic regimes in the Bay during two mainly monsoon seasons (northeast and southwest monsoons). The clearly hydrodynamic regime occurs in the bay due to the impacts of rivers and monsoon conditions. These changes could be contributed to the hydrodynamic systems and water exchanges, that support basic scientific information for sustainable development of Binh Cang - Nha Trang bay.


ROMS; Binh Cang – Nha Trang Bay; Hydrodynamics

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