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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