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Research article
20 Nov 2023
Research article |  | 20 Nov 2023

Understanding greenhouse gas (GHG) column concentrations in Munich using the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model

Xinxu Zhao, Jia Chen, Julia Marshall, Michal Gałkowski​​​​​​​, Stephan Hachinger, Florian Dietrich, Ankit Shekhar, Johannes Gensheimer, Adrian Wenzel, and Christoph Gerbig

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We develop a modeling framework using the Weather Research and Forecasting model at a high spatial resolution (up to 400 m) to simulate atmospheric transport of greenhouse gases and interpret column observations. Output is validated against weather stations and column measurements in August 2018. The differential column method is applied, aided by air-mass transport tracing with the Stochastic Time-Inverted Lagrangian Transport (STILT) model, also for an exploratory measurement interpretation.
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