Articles | Volume 5, issue 6
Model experiment description paper
06 Dec 2012
Model experiment description paper |  | 06 Dec 2012

Downscale cascades in tracer transport test cases: an intercomparison of the dynamical cores in the Community Atmosphere Model CAM5

J. Kent, C. Jablonowski, J. P. Whitehead, and R. B. Rood

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