Research Article

GPS Radio Occultation Data Assimilation in the AREM Regional Numerical Weather Prediction Model for Flood Forecasts

Table 1

Specific description of the experiment.


Forecast modelAREM2.4.0
Spatial resolution37 km
Vertical resolution32 levels, model top at 10 hPa
Model area14°N-51°N, 74°E-136°E
Parameterization of explicit cloud physicsParameterization process for cold cloud precipitation (Xu, [13])
Parameterization of land surface processesZENG (1998)
Parameterization of boundary layer processesCCM3 (1993)
Equilibrium radiation of the land surfaceMM5 (1982)
Boundary conditionsTime variable boundary conditions