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Geoscientific Model Development An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 105-126, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-10-105-2017
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the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Model evaluation paper
06 Jan 2017
Connecting spatial and temporal scales of tropical precipitation in observations and the MetUM-GA6
Gill M. Martin et al.

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We analyse and evaluate tropical rainfall variability in the MetUM-GA6 configuration at four different horizontal resolutions, plus one in which the convection parameterization has been switched off. Tropical deep convective rainfall in this model tends to be intermittent in space and time. This behaviour is largely independent of model resolution. Switching off the deep convection parameterization (at ~10 km resolution) results in isolated, but persistent, rainfall on the gridscale.
We analyse and evaluate tropical rainfall variability in the MetUM-GA6 configuration at four...
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