27 September 2006 CWRF simulations of the China 1991 and 1998 summer floods
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The capability of the Climate extension of the Weather Research and Forecasting (CWRF) model in simulating the 1991 and 1998 summer floods in China is evaluated with 4-month continuous integrations as driven by the NCEP/NCAR observational reanalysis. It is shown that CWRF has a pronounced downscaling skill, capturing the key characteristics in the spatial patterns and temporal evolutions of precipitation in both severe anomalous monsoon cases. The result gives a high perspective for future CWRF applications in understanding and predicting China monsoon variability.
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Shuyan Liu, Shuyan Liu, Wei Gao, Wei Gao, Xin-Zhong Liang, Xin-Zhong Liang, Hua Zhang, Hua Zhang, James Slusser, James Slusser, } "CWRF simulations of the China 1991 and 1998 summer floods", Proc. SPIE 6298, Remote Sensing and Modeling of Ecosystems for Sustainability III, 62981J (27 September 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.676218; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.676218
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