Quantifying anomalous coastal processes with fractional calculus-based models

Su, Ninghu (2017) Quantifying anomalous coastal processes with fractional calculus-based models. International Journal of Marine Science and Ocean Technology, 4 (1e). pp. 1-2.

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Abstract

[Extract] The emerging mathematical methods developed from fractional calculus are worth immediate attention in marine and coastal sciences.

The term “anomalous diffusion” refers to the mechanisms described by a fractional differential equation (FDE) or fractional partial differential equation (FPDE) compared to the processes described by the classic diffusion equation which is regarded as the “normal” diffusion [10, 16]. The recent advances in many fields have demonstrated that the anomalous process is universal, which implies that coastal processes are also anomalous.

Item ID: 47756
Item Type: Article (Editorial)
Keywords: coastal regions; oceans; tides; waves; beaches; seawater; freshwater; surface water; groundwater; biogeochemical cycles; coastal management; mathematical modelling; fractional calculus
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Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2017 23:57
FoR Codes: 04 EARTH SCIENCES > 0404 Geophysics > 040403 Geophysical Fluid Dynamics @ 40%
04 EARTH SCIENCES > 0405 Oceanography > 040503 Physical Oceanography @ 30%
04 EARTH SCIENCES > 0405 Oceanography > 040502 Chemical Oceanography @ 30%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9609 Land and Water Management > 960902 Coastal and Estuarine Land Management @ 20%
96 ENVIRONMENT > 9609 Land and Water Management > 960903 Coastal and Estuarine Water Management @ 20%
96 ENVIRONMENT > 9699 Other Environment > 969902 Marine Oceanic Processes (excl. Climate Related) @ 60%
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