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  • Use to set the tide level on the coastline to represent storm surges.

Figure: Storm surge

Table: Storm surge context menu items and functions

Context menu items function
Creating a new storm surge Create a new storm surge.
Remove all storm surges Remove all storm surges.

Creating a new storm surge

  1. Specify the area on the map where you want to create a storm surge with a mouse click.

    Specify the range with a line. [Ctrl] When you press the key, you can specify the range with a rectangle.

    Figure: Specify a storm surge creation area.

  2. To revert to the previous state, right-click or[BackSpace] press the key.

  3. to cancel the creation press[Esc]

  4. Confirm with double click or enter key

  5. Set the conditions related to storm surge on the properties screen.

    Figure: Properties screen for storm surge condition settings

    Table: Storm surge property names and settings

Property Name What to set
name Enter a name of your choice.
tide level Set the tide level for the time (s) change on the hourly tide level setting screen.
Reference surface elevation (m) Specifies the elevation of the reference plane.
The default value is 0m.
Boundary condition file The water level, depth, and flow velocity are captured from NetCDF data and set as boundary time series for DioVISTA storm surge calculations.
Using a Boundary Conditions File Enables or disables the configured boundary condition file.
True: Use.
False: Do not use.
Area (m^2) Displays the area of the specified storm surge range on the map.
Supplement the land with a 50m mesh Set the terrain type (land/sea (river)) to complement the 50m mesh.
The default value is "True" (treated as land).
True: Complete from 50m mesh
False: Use terrain mesh only
Considering the inland waters as land Sets whether inland waters are treated as ocean or land. It is related to whether or not the run-up of the river is considered.
The default value is "True" (treated as land).
"True": Treated as land"False": Treated as sea
Close Boundary Set the calculation range.
The initial value is True. "True": Calculated
only within the specified range
"False": Calculated outside the specified range
valid Enable/disable settings.
The initial value is True.
True: Enabled:
False: Disabled
Line Style Specify the line style (line type/line width/line color) to be displayed on the map.
The initial values are as follows:
Linetype: Solid Line Width: 2px
Linecolor: RGB (0,128,192)

Remove all storm surges

When you select the menu, a confirmation message appears. [Yes] Click the button to delete all storm surge data.

Last update: 2023-03-20