Articles | Volume 15, issue 21
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 12361–12384, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-12361-2015

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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 12361–12384, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-12361-2015

Research article 09 Nov 2015

Research article | 09 Nov 2015

Spatial and temporal variability of clouds and precipitation over Germany: multiscale simulations across the "gray zone"

C. Barthlott and C. Hoose

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This paper assesses the resolution dependance of clouds and precipitation over Germany by numerical simulations with the COnsortium for Small-scale MOdeling model for 7 cases of 2013. By means of a series of grid-refinement resolution tests, the variability of clouds and precipitation and how this variability changes with model resolution are investigated. The performance of the model at these resolutions is of general relevance to the research community as well as to operational forecasters
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