numerical forecasting

numerical forecasting

[nü′mer·i·kəl ′fȯr‚kast·iŋ]
(meteorology)
The forecasting of the behavior of atmospheric disturbances by the numerical solution of the governing fundamental equations of hydrodynamics, subject to observed initial conditions. Also known as dynamic forecasting; mathematical forecasting; numerical weather prediction; physical forecasting.
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uk/research/modelling-systems/unified-model) Met Office Unified Model , a numerical forecasting model used by the United Kingdom's meteorological department for studying Earth's climate.
2005: Initialization and numerical forecasting of a supercell storm observed during STEPS.
The proposed research institute is intended to focus these achievements in the fields of enhanced observation capabilities, the advent of computer-based numerical forecasting of seasonal weather patterns and improved understanding of the physics of the climate system.

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