Articles | Volume 8, issue 7
Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 2355–2377, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-8-2355-2015
Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 2355–2377, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-8-2355-2015

Methods for assessment of models 31 Jul 2015

Methods for assessment of models | 31 Jul 2015

Three-dimensional visualization of ensemble weather forecasts – Part 2: Forecasting warm conveyor belt situations for aircraft-based field campaigns

M. Rautenhaus et al.

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Short summary
This article presents the application of interactive 3D visualization of ensemble weather predictions to forecasting warm conveyor belt situations during aircraft-based atmospheric research campaigns. A method to predict 3D probabilities of the spatial occurrence of WCBs is developed and integrated into the 3D visualization tool "Met.3D", introduced in the first part of this two-paper study. A case study demonstrates the use of 3D and uncertainty visualization for weather forecasting.