Impact of Model Structure & Dynamics

Impact of Model Structure & Dynamics
NOTE: This module has been updated to 'Impact of Model Structure and Dynamics - version 2' and can be found at http://www.meted.ucar.edu/nwp/model_structure Impact of Model Structure & Dynamics, part of the Numerical Weather Prediction Professional Development Series and the NWP Distance Learning Course, provides operationally significant information about model type, horizontal resolution, vertical coordinate systems, vertical resolution, and domain and boundary conditions, with an emphasis on how each aspect can affect a model's ability to depict and forecast weather. The subject matter expert for this module is Dr. Ralph Petersen of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction, Environmental Modeling Center (NCEP/EMC).