Modelling in the Baltic Sea

Regional summary

The Baltic is a semi-enclosed, brackish water sea. The Danish Straits connect the Baltic with the North Sea.
The Baltic area size is ca. 410,000 square kilometers and the average depth is ca. 55 meters.
The salinity varies from the average salinity in the North Sea to 2-3 PSU in the northern Bothnian Bay.


Simulation period: 1990-2013
Models used: HBM-ERGOM
Assimilation method:  Ensemble Optimal Interpolation (EnOI)
Forcing:  DMI regional hindcast
Contact: Zhenwen Wan zw@dmi.dk


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