Research Article

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

Table 2

Descriptions of the four experiments with their quality control schemes.

ExperimentWith or without GTS dataWith or without GPS RO refractivity dataWith or without GPS data quality control

Control run test (CTRL)NoNoNo
Refractivity data local observational operator assimilation scheme (REF_NQC)NoYesNo
Conventional observation data assimilation scheme (STN)YesNoNo
GPS refractivity data local operator plus quality control assimilation scheme (REF_QC)NoYesYes