Calculation of Tidal Constituents Using a Numerical Model in the Shatt al-Arab River Estuary
Keywords:Hydrodynamic, tide, Shatt al-Arab, estuary.
To calculate the tidal constituents in the Shatt al-Arab River estuary and determine the nature
of the dominant tides in the research area, a numerical model in one dimension using the Mike 11
software package was created. After calibration and model verification, it was discovered that there
was a good match between the model's results and field measurements in terms of water discharge
and sea level rise.
The model's findings revealed that the values for the key dominant constituents K1, O1, M2, and
S2, are 0.3374, 0.2154, 0.4763, and 0.1434, respectively.
Knowing the tidal regime in the study area, which turns out to be of a mixed type, semi-diurnal
dominant, is made possible by studying the analysis of the main constituents
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