Articles | Volume 15, issue 24
Model experiment description paper
16 Dec 2022
Model experiment description paper |  | 16 Dec 2022

A method for transporting cloud-resolving model variance in a multiscale modeling framework

Walter Hannah and Kyle Pressel

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A multiscale modeling framework couples two models of the atmosphere that each cover different scale ranges. Traditionally, fluctuations in the small-scale model are not transported by the flow on the large-scale model grid, but this is hypothesized to be responsible for a persistent, unphysical checkerboard pattern. A method is presented to facilitate the transport of these small-scale fluctuations, analogous to how small-scale clouds and turbulence are transported in the real atmosphere.