Articles | Volume 13, issue 4
Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 1925–1943, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-1925-2020

Special issue: CoMet: a mission to improve our understanding and to better...

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Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 1925–1943, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-1925-2020

Model evaluation paper 16 Apr 2020

Model evaluation paper | 16 Apr 2020

Hindcasting and forecasting of regional methane from coal mine emissions in the Upper Silesian Coal Basin using the online nested global regional chemistry–climate model MECO(n) (MESSy v2.53)

Anna-Leah Nickl et al.

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Based on the global and regional chemistry–climate model system MECO(n), we implemented a forecast system to support the planning of measurement campaign research flights with chemical weather forecasts. We applied this system for the first time to provide 6 d forecasts in support of the CoMet 1.0 campaign targeting methane emitted from coal mining ventilation shafts in the Upper Silesian Coal Basin in Poland. We describe the new forecast system and evaluate its forecast skill.