Marine Ecosystem Dynamics Modeling Laboratory

The Heat Budget for Mt. Hope Bay

(SMAST Technical Report No. SMAST-03-0801)
Y. Fan and W.S. Brown
The School for Marine Science and Technology
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Table of Contents

FILE 1 (Pages 1-14):
  1. Abstract
  2. A. Introduction
  3. B. The Mt. Hope Bay Model Heat Budget
  4. C. The Winter Heat Budget
    1. Power Plant Heat Input
    2. MHB Temperature: Air-Sea and BPPS Cooling/Heating Only
FILE 2 (Pages 15- 30):
  1. D. The Summer Heat Budget
    1. Power Plant Heat Input
    2. MHB Temperature: Air-Sea and BPPS Cooling/Heating Only
    3. Lateral Heat Inputs to MHB
    4. Taunton River Heat Input
    5. Narragansett Bay (Sakonnet River) Heat Input
    6. MHB Temperature: Air-Sea and NB/SR Cooling with BPPS Heating
    7. Discussion
  2. E. Acknowledgements
  3. F. References
FILE 3 (Pages 31- 46):
  1. Appendix A: Winter MHB Surface Temperature Maps
FILE 4 Pages 47- 63):
  1. Appendix B. Summer MHB Surface Temperature Maps
  2. Appendix C: Sensitivity Testing
    1. Sensitivity to relative humidity uncertainty
    2. Sensitivity to wind speed uncertainty
    3. Sensitivity to long-wave radiation (Qb) uncertainty

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