Articles | Volume 15, issue 21
Geosci. Model Dev., 15, 8111–8134, 2022
Geosci. Model Dev., 15, 8111–8134, 2022
Model evaluation paper
11 Nov 2022
Model evaluation paper | 11 Nov 2022

Impact of physical parameterizations on wind simulation with WRF V3.9.1.1 under stable conditions at planetary boundary layer gray-zone resolution: a case study over the coastal regions of North China

Entao Yu et al.

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A large number of simulations are conducted to investigate how different physical parameterization schemes impact surface wind simulations under stable weather conditions over the coastal regions of North China using the Weather Research and Forecasting model with a horizontal grid spacing of 0.5 km. Results indicate that the simulated wind speed is most sensitive to the planetary boundary layer schemes, followed by short-wave/long-wave radiation schemes and microphysics schemes.