Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
Royal Netherlands
Institute for Sea Research

Timeline

1990-1996
Development of ERSEM box model (12  > 180 boxes) for the North Sea in two EU-projects with  seven partners:
- NIOZ, The Netherlands
- PML, Plymouth
- MLA, Aberdeen UK
- University Strathclyde UK
- University Oldenburg, Germany
- University Hamburg, Germany  
- VKI, Water Quality Institute, Denmark

1993-1996

Applications of ERSEM
- Oystrgrounds column model
- Humber Plume, UK
- Fair Isle Current 

1998-2001

Application to the Baltic Sea (BASYS)

2001-2005

Conversion of ERSEM to BFM with applications in theMediterranean (MFSPP, MFSTEP)
2006-2009 Coupling of BFM (ERSEM) model to GOTM/GETM, conversion into the GETM-ERSEM model