Articles | Volume 14, issue 9
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-5435-2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-5435-2021
Model description paper
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03 Sep 2021
Model description paper |  | 03 Sep 2021

Mesoscale nesting interface of the PALM model system 6.0

Eckhard Kadasch, Matthias Sühring, Tobias Gronemeier, and Siegfried Raasch

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In this paper, we provide a technical description of a newly developed interface for coupling the PALM model system 6.0 to the weather prediction model COSMO. The interface allows users of PALM to simulate the detailed atmospheric flow for relatively small regions of tens of kilometres under specific weather conditions, for instance, periods around observation campaigns or extreme weather situations. We demonstrate the interface using a benchmark simulation.