Three-dimensional Modeling of Hot Jupiter Atmospheric Flows

  title={Three-dimensional Modeling of Hot Jupiter Atmospheric Flows},
  author={E. Rauscher and K. Menou},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
We present a three-dimensional hot Jupiter model, extending from 200 bar to 1 mbar, using the Intermediate General Circulation Model from the University of Reading. Our horizontal spectral resolution is T31 (equivalent to a grid of 48 × 96), with 33 logarithmically spaced vertical levels. A simplified (Newtonian) scheme is employed for the radiative forcing. We adopt a physical setup nearly identical to the model of HD 209458b by Cooper & Showman to facilitate a direct model inter-comparison… Expand

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