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Currents

Research into Currents

Today experts can reliably predict the water level in the Hamburg Harbour as well as the next flood. On the other hand, it is still difficult to this day to estimate how currents in the North Sea change over days or weeks.



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Oil Drift

Oeldrift Einstieg

Currents form the basis of all transports in the North Sea. Numerical models provide comprehensive fields of these currents at high temporal resolution. One application is to follow oil released into the water.



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