MPAS-Global Model Output

0-180 hours (00Z and 12Z runs) - Uniform Global Mesh
0-96 hours (06Z and 18Z runs) - Variable Global Mesh with Higher Resolution over North America

  • Configuration
    • GFS Initial Conditions
    • Voronoi Mesh with 163842 Grid Cells. 00Z and 12Z runs have a uniform global mesh, 06Z and 18Z runs have a variable global mesh with higher resolution over North America
    • 50 Vertical Levels
    • Non-hydrostatic Dynamics
    • New Tiedtke Convective Scheme
    • WSM 6-class Microphysics Scheme
    • YSU PBL Scheme
    • Noah Land Surface Model
    • RRTMG Long Wave Radiation Scheme
    • RRTMG Shortwave Radiation Scheme
    • Xu-Randall Cloud Fraction for Radiation
    • YSU Gravity Wave Drag by Orography

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