Articles | Volume 9, issue 5
Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 1905–1919, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-9-1905-2016
Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 1905–1919, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-9-1905-2016

Model description paper 20 May 2016

Model description paper | 20 May 2016

The implementation of NEMS GFS Aerosol Component (NGAC) Version 1.0 for global dust forecasting at NOAA/NCEP

Cheng-Hsuan Lu et al.

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Short summary
Aerosols have an important effect on the Earth's climate and implications for public health. NASA has partnered with NOAA to transfer GOCART aerosol model to NCEP, enabling the first global aerosol forecasting system at NOAA/NCEP. This collaboration reflects an effective research-to-operation transition, paving the way for NCEP to provide global aerosol products serving a wide range of stakeholders and to allow the effects of aerosols on weather and climate prediction to be considered.