Articles | Volume 14, issue 3
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-1427-2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-1427-2021
Development and technical paper
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15 Mar 2021
Development and technical paper |  | 15 Mar 2021

Effects of spatial resolution on WRF v3.8.1 simulated meteorology over the central Himalaya

Jaydeep Singh, Narendra Singh, Narendra Ojha, Amit Sharma, Andrea Pozzer, Nadimpally Kiran Kumar, Kunjukrishnapillai Rajeev, Sachin S. Gunthe, and V. Rao Kotamarthi

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Atmospheric models often have limitations in simulating the geographically complex and climatically important central Himalayan region. In this direction, we have performed regional modeling at high resolutions to improve the simulation of meteorology and dynamics through a better representation of the topography. The study has implications for further model applications to investigate the effects of anthropogenic pressure over the Himalaya.