A New Vertical Diffusion Package with an Explicit Treatment of Entrainment Processes

@article{Hong2006ANV,
  title={A New Vertical Diffusion Package with an Explicit Treatment of Entrainment Processes},
  author={Song‐You Hong and Yign Noh and Jimy Dudhia},
  journal={Monthly Weather Review},
  year={2006},
  volume={134},
  pages={2318-2341}
}
Abstract This paper proposes a revised vertical diffusion package with a nonlocal turbulent mixing coefficient in the planetary boundary layer (PBL). Based on the study of Noh et al. and accumulated results of the behavior of the Hong and Pan algorithm, a revised vertical diffusion algorithm that is suitable for weather forecasting and climate prediction models is developed. The major ingredient of the revision is the inclusion of an explicit treatment of entrainment processes at the top of the… 

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