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Stochastic parameterization: uncertainties from convection

Plant, R. S., Keane, R. J., Tennant, W. J. and Whitall, M. A. W. (2011) Stochastic parameterization: uncertainties from convection. In: Workshop on Representing Model Uncertainty and Error in Numerical Weather and Climate Prediction Models, 20-24 June 2011. ECMWF, Shinfield park, Reading, pp. 233-242.

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In 2005, the ECMWF held a workshop on stochastic parameterisation, at which the convection was seen as being a key issue. That much is clear from the working group reports and particularly the statement from working group 1 that “it is clear that a stochastic convection scheme is desirable”. The present note aims to consider our current status in comparison with some of the issues raised and hopes expressed in that working group report.

Item Type:Book or Report Section
Divisions:Science > School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences > Department of Meteorology
ID Code:25777
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