Diurnal self-aggregation

  title={Diurnal self-aggregation},
  author={Jan Olaf Haerter and Bettina Meyer and Silas Boye Nissen},
  journal={npj Climate and Atmospheric Science},
Convective self-aggregation is a modelling paradigm for convective rain cell organisation over a constant-temperature tropical sea surface. This set-up can give rise to cloud clusters developing over timescales of weeks. In reality, sea-surface temperatures do oscillate diurnally, affecting the atmospheric state and influencing rain rates significantly. Over land, surface temperatures vary more strongly. Here, we carry out a suite of cloud-resolving numerical experiments, and find that… 
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  • B. Meyer, J. Haerter
  • Environmental Science, Physics
    Journal of advances in modeling earth systems
  • 2020
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