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Course: MMG 110, Fall 2008
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110 ATM Lab Exercise 4 Name___________________ _____ Due April 22, Tuesday, 2008 Objectives: Get yourself familiar with models and their products. Visit http://meted.ucar.edu/mesoprim/models/index.htm and listen to the module. 1. What is the main difference between a regional model and a global model? 2. For the same domain size and forecasting period, a numerical model with a higher spatial resolution will take...

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110 ATM Lab Exercise 4 Name___________________ _____ Due April 22, Tuesday, 2008 Objectives: Get yourself familiar with models and their products. Visit http://meted.ucar.edu/mesoprim/models/index.htm and listen to the module. 1. What is the main difference between a regional model and a global model? 2. For the same domain size and forecasting period, a numerical model with a higher spatial resolution will take more time to forecast than the same model with a coarser resolution using same computational facility. Why? New NAM model Visit Operational Models Matrix: Characteristics of Operational NWP Models at http://meted.ucar.edu/nwp/pcu2/index.htm 3. Is it a regional or global model?______________________________________________ 4. The New NAM model is operated at which center? ______________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _ 5. What is its horizontal spatial resolution? _______________________________________ Go weather.unisys.com. Click on NAM/Wrf model. Check the right column for different plots. 6. What fields are plotted on surface map?________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ 7. From NAM/Wrf model forecasting, where do you expect to see rainfall over the US tomorrow and the day after tomorrow (Check 36h and 54h forecasts, respectively)? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ 8. What fields are plotted on 850 mb weather map? _________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _____ ______________________________________________________________________ 9. What fields are plotted on 500 mb weather map? _________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ 10. For the forecasting starting from 12Z April 15, 2008, how good do you think about the 6h and 12h forecasting results from NAM/Wrf model? _...

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