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By Kevin Hamilton, Wataru Ohfuchi

This hugely proper textual content records the 1st foreign assembly targeted particularly on high-resolution atmospheric and oceanic modeling. It was once held lately on the Earth Simulator heart in Yokohama, Japan. instead of generating a typical convention lawsuits quantity, the editors have made up our minds to compose this quantity completely of papers written by way of invited audio system on the assembly, who file on their most enjoyable contemporary effects related to excessive solution modeling.

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Takahashi. 1999: Gravity waves appearing in a high-resolution GCM simulation. J. Atmos. , 56, 1005–1018. , 1995: The dependence of climate sensitivity on the horizontal resolution of a GCM. J. , 8, 2860–2880. , R. -D. Chern, O. -J. Lin, T. Lee and J. 125 degree finite-volume general circulation model on the NASA Columbia supercomputer: Preliminary simulations of mesoscale vortices. Geophys. Res. 1029/2005GL024594. , 1963: General circulation experiments with the primitive equations. I. The basic experiment.

7 Coupled Global Ocean–Atmosphere Model Simulations and Climate Sensitivity How the resolution of global atmospheric AGCMs affects the simulation in coupled ocean–atmosphere global climate models is an issue of obvious importance for climate studies, but one that has thus far received only modest attention from researchers. 7 Coupled Global Ocean–Atmosphere Model Simulations and Climate Sensitivity 21 Emanuel (2001) noted that tropical cyclones induce strong vertical mixing within the upper ocean, leaving cold wakes that are restored to normal conditions to a large extent by surface fluxes from the atmosphere.

2007) note that the Arakawa–Schubert scheme assumes that (at most) a small fraction of a grid-box is occupied by strong convective updrafts. This is a reasonable assumption for large grid-boxes, but Enomoto et al. question whether it is still appropriate for grid boxes of the order of 10 km horizontal dimension. Yamada et al. (2005) examined the vertical resolution dependence of the tropical rainfall in their aquaplanet simulations. Interestingly, they find significant differences in the rainfall behavior even between two versions with modest horizontal (T39) and reasonably fine vertical resolution, L48 and L96.

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