A Regional model study of synoptic features over West Africa

  title={A Regional model study of synoptic features over West Africa},
  author={L{\'e}onard and M.. and Druyan and Matthew and Fulakeza}
Synoptic weather features over West Africa were studied in simulations by the regional simulation model (RM) at the NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies. These pioneering simulations represent the beginning of an effort to adapt regional models for weather and climate prediction over West Africa. The RM uses a cartesian grid with 50 km horizontal resolution and fifteen vertical levels. An ensemble of four simulations was forced with lateral boundary conditions from ECMWF global analyses for… CONTINUE READING


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