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Short- and medium- range numerical weather prediction

collection of papers presented at the WMO/IUGG NWP Symposium, Tokyo, 4-8 August 1986

by International Symposium on Short and Medium Range Numerical Weather Prediction (1986 Tokyo, Japan)

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Published by Meteorological Society of Japan in Tokyo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Numerical weather forecasting -- Congresses.,
  • Meteorology -- Mathematical models -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by T. Matsuno.
    ContributionsMatsuno, T. 1934-, Nihon Kisho Gakkai., World Meteorological Organization., International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 831 p. :
    Number of Pages831
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14372743M
    ISBN 104946443029

    When the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts was established in , forecast skill ten days ahead was little more than a dream. The centre’s stated goal was to produce weather forecasts in the range of four to ten days. In February , the “ten-day barrier” became reality. The birth of scientific forecasting. Coordinates. The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) is an independent intergovernmental organisation supported by most of the nations of Europe and is based at Shinfield Park, Reading, United operates one of the largest supercomputer complexes in Europe and the world's largest archive of numerical weather prediction arters: Reading, United Kingdom. Short-term forecasts, e.g. WeatherOnline's UK & Ireland summary, are carried out by synoptic meteorologists, based on the standard methods of weather analysis and numerical weather prediction. Medium- and long-range forecasts are usually based on ensemble-technique forecasts. Numerical weather prediction involves the use of mathematical models of the atmosphere to predict the weather. Manipulating the huge datasets and performing the complex calculations necessary to do this on a resolution fine enough to make the results useful is the responsibility of NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP).


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