Articles | Volume 15, issue 9
Review and perspective paper
04 May 2022
Review and perspective paper |  | 04 May 2022

Empirical values and assumptions in the convection schemes of numerical models

Anahí Villalba-Pradas and Francisco J. Tapiador

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The paper provides a comprehensive review of the empirical values and assumptions used in the convection schemes of numerical models. The focus is on the values and assumptions used in the activation of convection (trigger), the transport and microphysics (commonly referred to as the cloud model), and the intensity of convection (closure). Such information can assist satellite missions focused on elucidating convective processes and the evaluation of model output uncertainties.