Changes to the Operational Forecasting System

  title={Changes to the Operational Forecasting System},
  • Published 2002
The new radiation-transfer scheme RRTM is described in the article on page 2.The new scheme includes the representation of sixteen spectral bands, compared with six bands in the previous operational scheme.This allows improvements in the spectral description of the radiative properties of both the earth’s surface and the clouds.Tests of the impact of the… CONTINUE READING