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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Although numerical forecasting provides a possible way to solve this issue, it is still an urgent problem to fairly evaluate the accuracy of a rainfall forecast.
To be published Tuesday in the journal Astronomy & Astrophyics, the study used the (http://www.metoffice.gov.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.
Sun, J., 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.
Xu, The Improvment and Evaluation of the AREM Water Bearing Numerical Forecasting Model, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China, 2009.
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