An experiment in quantitative precipitation forecasting with a quasi-geostrophic model
Prepared for The National Science Foundation, Washington, DC, [by] The University of Chicago Department of the Geophysical Sciences, 1962 - Nature - 40 pages
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THE EFFECT OF A CONDITIONALLY UNSTABLE LAYER WITHIN
A NUMERICAL PREDICTION MODEL
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24-hour forecasts 24-hour precipitation amounts 700 mb level adiabatic model amounts of precipitation anticyclone ascent assumption Aubert bounded solution center row column is saturated Computed 6 hr condensation occurs condensation region cyclone data 28 November dewpoint depression diagnostic equation dry-adiabatic model effective vertical velocity Eliassen Ending 29 Nov errors Figures 8a finite difference for^p forecasts obtained geostrophic vorticity geostrophic wind given in Figure hr Precip Ending imated initial and verifying Initial data 28 lapse rate lower row mb are given method presented Observed 24 hr parabolic profile partial thickness Petterssen Precip Ending 29 PRECIPITATION FORECASTING pressure levels 500 problem 3.7 prognostic quasi-geostrophic system region of condensation release of latent released latent heat saturated-adiabatic model saturated-adiabatic system Section 4.1 sensible heat Smebye static stability synoptic situations system of equations temperature thermodynamic energy equation U.S. Standard Atmosphere Upper row values vertical motion vertical velocity produced vorticity equation