Case Studies
Dansk version
Events of importance are analysed in detail and reported on the pages below

Oil spill

The Baltic Carrier accident
29 March 2001
A freight tanker collision SE of Møn released 2700 tonnes of fuel oil into the environment, polluting danish beaches.
The Fu Shan Hai accident
31 May 2003
A collision north of Bornholm sunk the Chinese bulk carrier as its fertilizer cargo exploded in contact with sea water. Fuel oil leaked from the wreck at 68m depth during the next weeks.
The Golden Trader accident
10 Sept 2011
Oil spilled as a consequence of a collision in the Eastern North Sea eventually polluted partd of the Swedish West Coast.

Storm surge ( in Danish only)

28 January 2002 Westerly storm. Classification of this sea level high at the West Coast and in the Kattegat.
21 February 2002 Easterly storm. Classification of this sea level high in the western Baltic.
6 December 2003 Northerly storm. Description of synoptic and predicted weather, and high water study.
20 March 2004 Westerly storm. Description of the synoptic and predicted weather, and detailed storm surge model intercomparison.
September 2004 Westerly storm. A brief storm surge model intercomparison.
8 January 2005 Westerly hurricane. A new high water record in the Limfjord. Detailed description of synoptic wind and pressure, tide gauge data, weather forecats and storm surge model results. Further tracking of the atmospheric low throughout the Baltic region.
1 November 2006 Northerly windstorm. A new high water record in Odense, 100-year event in the Great Belt, Southern Kattegat and a few other locations. Detailed description of synoptic wind and pressure, tide gauge data, weather forecats and storm surge model results.
December 5-6, 2013 Northerly windstorm, "Bodil". Roskilde Fjord, Isefjorden
January 10-11, 2015 Two westerly windstorms "Dagmar" and "Egon". A new high water record in Limfjorden
November 30, 2015 Westerly windstorm "Gorm".
Urd+Jan 4th 2017 Westerly windstorm and calm storm surge. SKA/NEA comparison
2017, 1st half SKA/NEA comparison.
Oct 29th 2018 Easterlies over Western Baltic.

Sea ice

Baltic/Kattegat
Nov 2002 - June 2003
Demonstration case of the seasonal ice cover cycle in the Baltic

Waves

Extreme waves during tropical hurricane Matthew
October 2016
Global wave model result.
Wind mill parks
1 Mar - 15 Apr 2009
A simple buoy data study in very shallow water.
North Baltic Proper
January 2005
Extreme wave height during the wind storm "Gudrun".
Norwegian West Coast Verification at oil rig sites, 2004.
Ireland
26 Oct - 7 Nov 2003
A simple buoy data study.
North Sea-Baltic satellite altimetry
Demonstration of the use of satellite data in wave model validation.

Sea surface temperature

Beach water at Danish coasts
summers 2002 and 2003
Demonstration of the use of ocean model data for beach water temperatures.