Articles | Volume 15, issue 11
Development and technical paper
07 Jun 2022
Development and technical paper |  | 07 Jun 2022

Multiple same-level and telescoping nesting in GFDL's dynamical core

Joseph Mouallem, Lucas Harris, and Rusty Benson

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The single-nest capability in GFDL's dynamical core, FV3, is upgraded to support multiple same-level and telescoping nests. Grid nesting adds a refined grid over an area of interest to better resolve small-scale flow features necessary to accurately predict special weather events such as severe storms and hurricanes. This work allows concurrent execution of multiple same-level and telescoping multi-level nested grids in both global and regional setups.