Articles | Volume 15, issue 4
Development and technical paper
21 Feb 2022
Development and technical paper |  | 21 Feb 2022

Model development in practice: a comprehensive update to the boundary layer schemes in HARMONIE-AROME cycle 40

Wim C. de Rooy, Pier Siebesma, Peter Baas, Geert Lenderink, Stephan R. de Roode, Hylke de Vries, Erik van Meijgaard, Jan Fokke Meirink, Sander Tijm, and Bram van 't Veen


Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on gmd-2021-184', Anonymous Referee #1, 19 Oct 2021
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC1', Wim C. de Rooy, 07 Dec 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on gmd-2021-184', Anonymous Referee #2, 21 Oct 2021
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC2', Wim C. de Rooy, 07 Dec 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision | EF: Editorial file upload
AR by Wim C. de Rooy on behalf of the Authors (07 Dec 2021)  Author's response   Author's tracked changes   Manuscript 
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (13 Dec 2021) by Sylwester Arabas
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (31 Dec 2021)
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (06 Jan 2022) by Sylwester Arabas
AR by Wim C. de Rooy on behalf of the Authors (14 Jan 2022)  Author's response   Manuscript 
Short summary
This paper describes a comprehensive model update to the boundary layer schemes. Because the involved parameterisations are all built on widely applied frameworks, the here-described modifications are applicable to many NWP and climate models. The model update contains substantial modifications to the cloud, turbulence, and convection schemes and leads to a substantial improvement of several aspects of the model, especially low cloud forecasts.