High-resolution hurricane forecasts

AMS Citation:
Davis, C. A., and Coauthors, 2010: High-resolution hurricane forecasts. Computing in Science & Engineering, 13, 22-30, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2010.74.
Resource Type:article
Title:High-resolution hurricane forecasts
Abstract: Widely varying scales of atmospheric motion make it extremely difficult to predict hurricane intensity even after decades of research. A new model capable of resolving a hurricane's deep convection motions was tested on a large sample of Atlantic tropical cyclones. Results show that using finer resolution can improve storm intensity predictions.
Subject(s):high-performance computing, numerical weather prediction, scientific computing
Peer Review:Refereed
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OpenSky citable URL: ark:/85065/d79888kn
Publisher's Version: 10.1109/MCSE.2010.74
  • Christopher Davis - NCAR/UCAR
  • Wei Wang - NCAR/UCAR
  • Steven Cavallo - NCAR/UCAR
  • James Done - NCAR/UCAR
  • Jimy Dudhia - NCAR/UCAR
  • Sherrie Fredrick - NCAR/UCAR
  • John Michalakes - NCAR/UCAR
  • Ginger Caldwell - NCAR/UCAR
  • Thomas Engel - NCAR/UCAR
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