Articles | Volume 13, issue 5
Nonlin. Processes Geophys., 13, 577–584, 2006
https://doi.org/10.5194/npg-13-577-2006
Nonlin. Processes Geophys., 13, 577–584, 2006
https://doi.org/10.5194/npg-13-577-2006

  23 Oct 2006

23 Oct 2006

An efficient nonlinear cardinal B-spline model for high tide forecasts at the Venice Lagoon

H. L. Wei and S. A. Billings H. L. Wei and S. A. Billings
  • Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, University of Sheffield, Mappin Street, Sheffield, S1 3JD, UK

Abstract. An efficient class of nonlinear models, constructed using cardinal B-spline (CBS) basis functions, are proposed for high tide forecasts at the Venice lagoon. Accurate short term predictions of high tides in the lagoon can easily be calculated using the proposed CBS models.