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documentation of the OSU two-level atmospheric general circulation model

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Published by Climatic Research Institute, Oregon State University in Corvallis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atmospheric circulation -- Mathematical models.,
  • Dynamic meteorology.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 393-395.

    StatementS.J. Ghan ... [et al.]
    SeriesClimatic Research Institute report -- no. 35., Report (Oregon State University. Climatic Research Institute) -- no. 35.
    ContributionsGhan, S. J.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 395 p. :
    Number of Pages395
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16097930M

    The Atmospheric Sciences minor encompasses all aspects of the study of weather and climate. The curriculum includes the study of severe storms and other atmospheric systems that comprise day-to-day weather. Multiple processes that create and change the Earth's climate are also discussed. Atmospheric scientists work on scales that vary from forecasting local weather at the. JUNE KOSTER ET AL. q American Meteorological Society Comparing the Degree of Land–Atmosphere Interaction in Four Atmospheric General Circulation Models RANDAL D. KOSTER,* PAUL A. DIRMEYER,1 ANDREA N. HAHMANN,# RUBEN IJPELAAR,@ LORI TYAHLA,& PETER COX,** AND MAX J. SUAREZ11 *Hydrological Sciences Branch, Laboratory for Hydrospheric . The Steady-State Atmospheric Circulation Response to Climate Change–like Thermal Forcings in a Simple General Circulation Model AMY H. BUTLER,DAVID W. J. THOMPSON, AND ROSS HEIKES Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado (Manuscript received 28 April , in final form 11 February ) ABSTRACT. A general circulation model for lakes. Published Date: Series: NOAA technical memorandum ERL GLER ; 16 Accurate representations of lake-ice-atmosphere interactions in regional climate modeling remain one of the most critical and unresolved issues for understanding large-lake ecosystems and their watersheds. To date, the representation Author: Joseph C. Huang.


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A documentation of the Mintz-Arakawa two-level atmospheric general circulation model Author: W Lawrence Gates ; E S Batten ; Anne B Kahle ; Alfred B Nelson ; Rand Corporation. The OSU two-level atmospheric general circulation model (OSU-AGCM) has been used to simulate the most probable response of the atmosphere to warm equatorial sea-surface temperatures which are characteristic of the mature phase of El Niño-Southern Oscillation by: 3.

Abstract A modified version of the two-level atmospheric general circulation model has been developed and used in the simulation of January and July global climates Cited by: Abstract A general circulation model using a full-Galerkin method is developed for the simulation of atmospheric climate and variability.

Two variants of the Galerkin method, the spectral-transform method and the finite-element method, are used in this model for the horizontal and vertical representation, respectively.

The KCM consists of the ECHAM5 AGCM (Roeckner ) with a resolution of T42 (~ ° × °) in the horizontal and 31 vertical levels and the NEMO ocean general circulation model (Madec et al. The horizontal structure of the balances of kinetic energy and total energy simulated by the Oregon State University (OSU) two-level atmospheric general circulation model are studied for January and July on the basis of a three-year simulation with prescribed seasonally-varying solar.

Purchase General Circulation Models of the Atmosphere - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. The General Circulation – the general circulation refers to the wind system that extends over the entire globe.

Circulation Cell – each of the vertical circulation systems is called a circulation cell or simply a cell. Hadley Cell – at the surface between the equator and. Atmospheric general circulation models (atmospheric GCMs) are mathematical models based on numerically discretized versions of differential equations that describe the atmospheric physics and dynamics, which are utilized to simulate the global atmospheric circulation.

Atmospheric GCMs have several practical applications including medium-range (typically 3–10 days) weather forecasting, (see. The model dynamics uses the spectral transform method in the horizontal for mass, heat and momentum. A sigma-coordinate system is used with 18 vertical levels.

A diurnal cycle is included, with solar-radiation calculations performed every hours. We describe now a special case: a coupled ocean–atmosphere model in which the atmosphere is represented by a state-of-the-art atmospheric general circulation model (AGCM).

The ocean is represented by a vertical column model (CM) in which the individual levels communicate only by vertical diffusion (see also Alexander and Penland, ). DKRZ ECHAM3 Model Documentation PAGE 1 1. SUMMARY PAGE SHORT DESCRIPTION AND MAIN AUTHORS The ECHAM model has been developed from the ECMWF model (cy November ).

It con-tains several changes, mostly in the parameterization, in order to adjust the model for climate simula-tions. The model used is the Yonsei University Atmospheric General Circulation Model Tropospheric 7-layer (YONU AGCM Tr7), which is essentially based on the dynamic structure and numerics of the Meteorological Research Institute (MRI) model (Tokioka et al.

).The basic physical system including radiation, cloud formation, and related physical parameterizations is essentially that of the University Cited by:   Different versions of a new nine-layer general circulation model which is rhomboidally truncated at zonal wave number 15 (L9R15) are introduced in this pap On using the observed global monthly sea surface temperature (SST) and sea ice (SI) data from to offered by the international Atmospheric Model Inter-comparison Program (AMIP), these different model versions Cited by: Katayama, and Y.

Mintz, Numerical simulation of the general circulation of the atmosphere. Proceedings of the WMO/IUGG Symposium on Numerical Weather Prediction (Tokyo, ), Japan Meteorological Agency, Tokyo, pp. IV-7 to IV Oh, J.-H., and M.E. Schlesinger, Improvement of the sea-level pressure (SLP) simulation by the University of Illinois two- and multilayer atmospheric general circulation model with various surface wind parameterizations.

Internal Report, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 1 Introduction.

The coupling problem in the human‐Earth system model has recently emerged as a popular and challenging subject of research. The Earth system model characterize it by a series of mathematical equations, including dynamical equations and parameterization schemes, to construct a mathematical‐physical model that is solved by numerical methods (Wang et al., ).

Chan, S, J., J. Lingaas, M. Schlesinger, R. Mobley and W. Gates (), A documentation of the OSU two-level atmospheric general circulation model Cited by:  Friction (close to the surface) The idealized model of atmospheric circulation is a system of three cells in the latitude bands 0  (Hadley Cell), 30  (Ferrel Cell) and 60 (Po- lar Cell).

in each hemisphere and the jet streams. The three cells have the task of energy Size: 2MB. The SOlar Climate Ozone Links (SOCOL) CCM consists of the middle atmosphere version of the MA-ECHAM general circulation model (Roeckner et al., ; Giorgetta et al., ), with 39 vertical.

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The OSU two-level atmospheric general circulation model (OSU-AGCM) has been used to simulate the most probable response of the atmosphere to warm equatorial sea. Preliminary results from numerical experiments designed to show the seasonal and geographical distribution of the climatic changes resulting from increased atmospheric CO 2 concentration are presented.

These simulations were made for both doubled and quadrupled CO 2 levels with an improved version of the two‐level OSU atmospheric GCM. In these experiments and in a control run with. Smagorinsky's goal was the one first envisaged by von Neumann and Charney: a general circulation model of the entire three-dimensional global atmosphere built directly from the primitive equations.

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We investigate the adiabatic and diabatic thermal balance of an atmospheric general circulation model (GCM) under two conditions: the control case, representing today's atmosphere, and a “nuclear winter” scenario in which virtually all sunlight in northern hemisphere mid‐latitudes is absorbed in the upper troposphere by prescribed dense smoke clouds hypothesized to result from the Cited by: The January and July performance of the OSU two-level atmospheric general circulation model, J.

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