Regional forecasting with global atmospheric models; Final report

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The purpose of the project was to conduct model simulations for past and future climate change with respect to the proposed Yucca Mtn. repository. The authors report on three main topics, one of which is boundary conditions for paleo-hindcast studies. These conditions are necessary for the conduction of three to four model simulations. The boundary conditions have been prepared for future runs. The second topic is (a) comparing the atmospheric general circulation model (GCM) with observations and other GCMs; and (b) development of a better precipitation data base for the Yucca Mtn. region for comparisons with models. These tasks have ... continued below

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Crowley, T.J. & Smith, N.R. May 1, 1994.

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    Publisher Info: Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)
    Place of Publication: Richland, Washington

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The purpose of the project was to conduct model simulations for past and future climate change with respect to the proposed Yucca Mtn. repository. The authors report on three main topics, one of which is boundary conditions for paleo-hindcast studies. These conditions are necessary for the conduction of three to four model simulations. The boundary conditions have been prepared for future runs. The second topic is (a) comparing the atmospheric general circulation model (GCM) with observations and other GCMs; and (b) development of a better precipitation data base for the Yucca Mtn. region for comparisons with models. These tasks have been completed. The third topic is preliminary assessments of future climate change. Energy balance model (EBM) simulations suggest that the greenhouse effect will likely dominate climate change at Yucca Mtn. for the next 10,000 years. The EBM study should improve rational choice of GCM CO{sub 2} scenarios for future climate change.

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OSTI as DE94014218

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  • Other Information: PBD: May 1994

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  • Other: DE94014218
  • Report No.: PNL--9788
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/145240 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 145240
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc620792

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Crowley, T.J. & Smith, N.R. Regional forecasting with global atmospheric models; Final report, report, May 1, 1994; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc620792/: accessed August 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.