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GMD | Articles | Volume 12, issue 10
Geosci. Model Dev., 12, 4387–4407, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-12-4387-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Geosci. Model Dev., 12, 4387–4407, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-12-4387-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Development and technical paper 18 Oct 2019

Development and technical paper | 18 Oct 2019

A Lagrangian convective transport scheme including a simulation of the time air parcels spend in updrafts (LaConTra v1.0)

Ingo Wohltmann et al.

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Fusion Forge Alfred Wegener Institute https://swrepo1.awi.de/

LaConTra: A Lagrangian convective transport scheme including a simulation of the time air parcels spend in updrafts (Version 1.0, based on revision 1279 of the ATLAS repository) I. Wohltmann https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3475454

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We present a trajectory-based model for simulating the transport of air parcels by convection. Our model extends the approach of existing models by explicitly simulating vertical updraft velocities inside the clouds and the time that an air parcel spends inside the convective event.
We present a trajectory-based model for simulating the transport of air parcels by convection....
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