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General information

Model name and version

short name
full name
revision
date
last change

Responsible for this information

nameViel Ødegaard
instituteNorwegian Meteorological Institute
addressP.O.Box 43, Blindern
zipN0313
cityOslo
countryNorway
phone+4722963319
fax+4722963050
e-mailviel.odegaard(belongs-to)met.no

Additional information on the model

Contact person for model code

same as person above
nameViel Ødegaard
instituteNorwegian Meteorological Institute
divisionsP.O.Box 43, Blindern
street
zipN0313
cityOslo
countryNorway
phone+4722963319
emailviel.odegaard(belongs-to)met.no
fax+4722963050

Model developer and model user

developer and user

Level of Knowledge needed to operate model

basic
intermediate
advanced
remarks

Model use at your institution

operational
for research
other use

Model code available?

is available?
more details

Minimum computer resources required

type
time needed for run
storage

Further information

documentation
model references A Description of the Fifth-Generation Penn State/NCAR Mesoscale Model (MM5) NCAR/TN-398+STR, by Georg Grell, Jimy Dudhia, and David Stauffer
webpage
additional information

Model properties

Model type

2D
3D
meteorology
chemistry & transport

Model scale

microscale
mesoscale
macroscale
short term
long term

Meteorological variables

Input data
u
v
w
ζ
pv
T
θ
θl
p
Gph
ρ
qv
qt
qlc
qf
qsc
qlr
qsh
qsg
qss
N
E
ε
K
zi
other variables i
other variables ii
other variables iii

Approximations

Boussinesq
anelastic
hydrostatic
flat earth
remarks

Parametrizations

Initialization & boundary treatment

Initialization

chemistry & transport
meteorologyterrain data for highest resolution nest is available for the initilisation. Hydrostatic vertical interpolation from pressure to sigma coordinate,

Input data (name sources for data, e.g. website)

orography
land use
obstacles
vegetation
meteorology
concentrations
emissions
remarks

Data assimilation

Boundary conditions

Nesting

variables nested
other

Solution technique

Coordinate system and projection

Horizontal

cartesian
Lambert conformal
latitude / longitude
rotated lat. / long.

Vertical

z coordinate
surface fitted grid
pressurecoordinate
sigma coordinate
remarks

Numeric

Model resolution

Domain size

Model Validation and Application

Validation & evaluation

Used validation & evaluation methods

analytic solutions
evaluated reference dataset
model intercomparison
additional validation & evaluation efforts
remarks

Application examples

application examples

Participation in specific model evaluation exercises

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