Articles | Volume 8, issue 7
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, C. M. Grams, A. Schäfler, and R. Westermann


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ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (25 Jun 2015) by Holger Tost
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (03 Jul 2015)
ED: Publish as is (07 Jul 2015) by Holger Tost
AR by Marc Rautenhaus on behalf of the Authors (10 Jul 2015)
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.