Modeling confinement in Étang de Thau: Numerical simulations and multi-scale aspects

Pages: 69 - 76, Issue special, November 2013

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Jean-Philippe Bernard - INRIA, Virtual Plants, C.C. 06002, 95 rue de la Galéra, 34095 Montpellier Cedex 5, France (email)
Emmanuel Frénod - Université Européenne de Bretagne, LMBA (UMR CNRS 6205), Université de Bretagne-Sud & Inria Nancy-Grand Est, CALVI Project, France (email)
Antoine Rousseau - INRIA, Inria & LJK, 95 rue de la Galéra, 34090 Montpellier, France (email)

Abstract: The main purpose of this paper is to implement the mathematical model of confinement proposed in [8] in an actual lagoon, here the Étang de Thau, in southern France.

Keywords:  Mathematical modeling, numerical modeling, partial differential equations, numerical simulations, finite elements, confinement, ecological systems.
Mathematics Subject Classification:  Primary: 86A05, 76Dxx, 35G45.

Received: September 2012;      Revised: February 2013;      Published: November 2013.