Optimization of atmospheric models

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  • Publisher: Co-Action Publishing
  • Journal: Tellus A (issn: 1600-0870, eissn: 0280-6495)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3402/tellusa.v29i5.11374
  • Subject:
    arxiv: Physics::Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics

An entirely new type of equation for forecasting atmospheric parameters is derived by applying variational methods to a mathematical model of the atmosphere. The method also defines vertical eigenfunctions to the model. In a simplified case some of the eigenfunctions are compared with empirically obtained data, and conclusions are drawn regarding the validity of some of the approximations in the mathematical model.DOI: 10.1111/j.2153-3490.1977.tb00752.x
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