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Volume 8, issue 12
Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 3975-3986, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-8-3975-2015
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Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 3975-3986, 2015
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© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under
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Model description paper 14 Dec 2015

Model description paper | 14 Dec 2015

NCAR_Topo (v1.0): NCAR global model topography generation software for unstructured grids

P. H. Lauritzen et al.
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This paper documents the NCAR global model topography generation software. The software generates elevation and related data for global atmospheric models based in GTOPO30 or GMTED2010/MODIS source data.
This paper documents the NCAR global model topography generation software. The software...
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