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Some design experiments for a nested grid forecast model of western Pacific tropical cyclones

by Gary William Ley

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California .
Written in English

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    Start studying Content Quiz 2: Forecasting (Module 2). Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.   produce an accurate, effective forecast. Below are the fundamental forecast approaches and their biases: • Stochastic Forecast Approach. Assumes that demand is random. That demand follows some pattern that cannot be discerned in .

    If the forecasting model is a good one, it will improve the input used. A. True: B. False: 2. Aggregated (grouped) data frequently generate better forecasts than non-aggregated data used to forecast individual items. A. True: B. False: 3. If quantitative data is available on which to base a forecast, it is unnecessary to consider qualitative. -Models are verified by comparing there forecasts to actual observations at the time for which the forecasts are valid. -Differences in models produce a wide range of predictions. Some situations are often better handled by certain models.

    Prediction of the tracks of tropical cyclones is one of the most difficult and challenging problems of current international tropical cyclone research. The focal point of this research is to minimize the forecast errors to the extent that the forecast can be used effectively for issuing appropriate warnings for disaster management purposes.   Introduction. Tropical cyclones (TCs) are among the most destructive natural disasters on Earth 1, s associated with TCs are most commonly found over the western North Pacific and the North Atlantic 3, improved understanding of the factors that control TC activity (e.g., frequency, track, intensification, and destructiveness) is needed, especially in the .


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Some design experiments for a nested grid forecast model of western Pacific tropical cyclones by Gary William Ley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Some design experiments for a nested grid forecast model of western Pacific tropical cyclones. By Gary William Ley. triply nested tropical cyclone forecast model was initialized from hand-analyzed synoptic-scale wind data.

The diagnostic phase forced the mass fields from the wind fields by use of a suitable balance : Gary William Ley. We implemented several advanced physics schemes from the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model within FV3 and ran 10 forecasts with combinations of five planetary boundary layer and two microphysics (MP) schemes, with an ~‐km convection‐allowing grid two‐way nested within am ~13‐km grid spacing global grid during the Cloud in a Bottle: Make a cloud in a bottle.

Make a Weather Station: Measure the wind, air pressure, rainfall and temperature Glue Stick Sunset: Learn about atmospheric scattering Pie-Pan Convection: Create convection cells with soapy water and a heat source.

Magic Can: Learn about air pressure Homemade Barometer: Watch your barometer's water level change with the weather. Dynamical downscaling forecasts of Western North Pacific tropical cyclone genesis and landfall tropical cyclones from a km 96 grid RCM dataset in Au-Yeung and Chan () was that the local.

The wave generation model, WWIII, is used to simulate waves for the whole North Atlantic, whereas the SWAN model runs for the Irish west coast, with a nested grid for Galway Bay. Interaction of binary tropical cyclones in a coupled tropical cyclone-ocean model Alexander Khain, 1 Isaac Ginis, 2 Aleksandr Falkovich, 3 and Mitia Frumin 1 Abstract.

The motion and evolution of binary tropical cyclones was investigated using a coupled tropical cyclone-ocean movable nested grid model. The model consists of eight-layer atmospheric. Previous studies have shown that forecasts for tropical cyclones (TCs) in the western North Pacific basin (WPAC) generally possess a high degree of uncertainty as a result of the complex topography, intricate monsoon influences, or multiple vortex interactions in this region (Chang ; Lin et al.

; Payne et al. ; Kehoe et al. ; Tien et al. Box-and-whisker plots showing the distribution of HWRF-B forecast skill scores versus HWRF (Equation (1)) for – priority tropical cyclones (TCs) and 12– h forecast lead times in the (a,b) North Atlantic and (c,d) eastern North Pacific.

Track forecast skill is shown in (a,c), and intensity forecast skill is shown in (b,d). The. The impact of the sea surface temperature anomaly (SSTA) in the East Indian Ocean (EIO) on the tropical cyclone (TC) frequency over the western North Pacific (WNP) and the involve.

Transfer Model longwave and Dudhia shortwave atmo-spheric radiation schemes (detailed description of these physical schemes is provided by Skamarock et al. []). A two‐way interactive, two‐level nested grid technique is employed to achieve the multi‐scale forecast.

The outer domain resolution has 27‐km grid spacing and the inner. The GFDS system performed () forecast experiments for 16 (24) storms in the western North Pacific basin during (). It exhibited considerable skill in the forecast of tropical cyclone tracks.

The average forecast position errors as 12, 24, 36, 48 and 72 h in () were 95 (), (), (), (), and (   Tropical cyclones (TC) are one of the most threatening natural hazards to human beings. Although significant improvements have been made in the track prediction of TCs during the past several.

The next section highlights some of the main features of these two (HWRF and HMON) modern state-of-the-art tropical cyclone forecast systems.

Section 3 provides details on their upgrades while sections 4 and 5 discuss their performance in North Atlantic, East Pacific and Western Pacific basins. Introduction [2] Tropical cyclones are one of the costliest and deadliest natural disasters in the United States and other countries around the world.

The accurate forecast of the formation, evolution and intensity change of tropical cyclones is of great importance in issuing proper warnings to the public, and thus decreasing the potential for economic damage and deaths.

The Weather Research Forecast model (WRF) is used to examine the destructive potential of tropical cyclone (TC) Shanshan () at various horizontal resolutions ( km–1 km) with different cumulus parameterization (CP) schemes. It is found that the calculated Power Dissipation Index (PDI) increases while the size-dependent destructive potential (PDS) decreases as the grid.

TC Saomai developed in the western Pacific Ocean on 4 August, passed through Guam on 5 August as a tropical storm. It reached typhoon status the following day and hit the Chinese coastline on 10 July, just south of Wenzhou City. The sustained maximum wind was around 68 m s − 1 at the time of landfall.

Saomai was a TC that strengthened. The Impact of Sensible and Latent Heating on the Prediction of an Intense Extratropical Cyclone--Some Experiments with the Nested Grid Model on the Presidents' Day Snowstorm of February Gerrity J.

Ward J. White G. The New NMC Medium Range Forecast Model--An Introductory Note: Hughes F. Then there are mesoscale (fine scale) models, which hone in on more specific regions and tend to be able to forecast really small weather features, like thunderstorms, better than the global models. The western North Pacific basin is the most active region for tropical cyclones (TCs) in the world (Hope ; Ritchie and Holland ).Approximately 30 % of TCs originate in this region and cause massive human and economic losses over Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, China, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia each year as a result of heavy rainfall and.

Some models are run with finer-resolution grids nested inside coarser-resolution grids within the same model.

Grid nesting is used when computational limitations prohibit fine-resolution grids from covering the entire model domain. Nesting can be one-way or two-way. Information in a two-way nested grid is shared both ways, from the coarse-grid. 3D Ocean Coupling for the North Western Pacific Typhoon Forecasts.

Hyun-Sook Kim*, Vijay Tallapragada, and Avichal Mehra *Environmental Modeling Center, NCWCP, College Park, MarylandUSA.

@ 1. Introduction. Under the auspices of development of the next generation hurricane forecast model at U. S. NWS/NCEP/EMC. For the modelling experiments of the three tropical cyclone cases in (Section ), the forecast data from the ECMWF deterministic model runs ( UTC on 20 June, 22 June and 28 September ) were used to provide the boundary conditions, sea‐surface temperature, and sub‐surface soil temperature and moisture fields.of model or a set of model solutions to predict temperature, wind, rain, snow, hail, etc.

over a prescribed domain • Forecast is created from a set of PDE’s and other process equations that describe the dynamic and thermodynamic processes in the earths atmosphere • The domain and horizontal and vertical grid structure and domain is a.