ATM 562 - Numerical methods and modeling (Fall 2018)

This is the "build a cloud model" course page. The WRF-based NWP class page is located here.

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Class syllabus (for Fall 2018)
Course notes (Last modified 12/26/18, Chap. 8 and MT6, improved Kessler discussion and implementation)

Sample final exam topics

Lecture materials provided in class (in progress)

Overview and example final projects (PPTX)
Some Fortran tips (PDF document)
Some Fortran tips (PPTX version) (Updated 9/5/18, fixed slide 14)
"Fourier thinking" (PPTX)
Compressible thermal and anelastic pressure perturbations (PPTX)
Adjoint models: Theory (PPTX)
Adjoint models: Examples (PPTX)

Homework and model task materials (in progress)

Model Task 0A - upstream scheme (PPTX) (Updated 9/5/18)
        Model Task 0A - recap(PPTX)
Model Task 0B - leapfrog and RK3 schemes (PPTX) (Updated 9/17/18, revised what's due -- slide 25)
        Model Task 0B - recap(PPTX)
Model Task 1 (PPTX) (Updated 9/25/18)
Model Task 2 (PPTX) (Updated 10/11/18)
Model Task 3 (PPTX) (Updated 10/10/18)
Model Task 4 (PPTX) (Updated 10/22/18; minor changes)
Model Task 5 (PPTX) (Updated 10/22/18; fix typo on slide 12)
HW 1 (PDF)
        HW 1 solution (PDF)
HW 2 (PDF)
        HW 2 solution (PDF)

Codes and scripts (will likely be updated)

grads_example_code_augmented.f (Revised 10/9/18)
grads_routines_augmented.f (Revised 10/9/18)
plot_init_cond.gs (Revised 10/9/18)
plot_vert_profile.gs (Revised 10/9/18)
rgbset.gs
cbarn.gs
plot_cone_movie.gs (Revised 10/9/18)
Subroutine BLKTRI

References (will likely be updated)

Wicker and Skamarock (2002)
Weisman and Klemp (1982)
Soong and Ogura (1973)
Murray (1967)
Lipps and Hemler (1982)
Durran (1989)
Klemp and Wilhelmson (1978)
Bryan and Fritsch (2002)
Kurihara (1965)
Robert (1966)
Asselin (1972)
Williams (2009)
Amezcua et al. (2011)
Wilhelmson and Chen (1982)
Skamarock and Klemp (1992)
Ogura and Phillips (1962)
Oliger and Sundstrom (1978)
Durran and Klemp (1983)
Rotunno and Klemp (1982)
Fovell et al. (1992)
Fovell (2005)
Nicholls et al. (1991)
Mapes (1993)
Pandya and Durran (1996)
Bretherton (1988)
Cotton (1972)
Marshall and Palmer (1948)
Kessler (1967)
Kessler and Bumgarner (1971)
Lin et al. (1983)
Locatelli and Hobbs (1974)
Foote and du Toit (1969)
Wakimoto et al. (2004)
Gunn and Marshall (1958)
Passarelli (1978a)
Passarelli (1978b)
Ferrier (1994)
Musil et al. (1976)
Smith (1984)
Fovell and Ogura (1988)
Dye et al. (1974)
Garner and Thorpe (1992)
Fovell and Tan (2000)
Fovell (2002)
Fovell (2004)
Torn and Hakim (2008)

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