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Issue No.01 - January/February (2011 vol.13)
pp: 40-49
Yonghui Weng , The Pennsylvania State University
Meng Zhang , The Pennsylvania State University
Fuqing Zhang , The Pennsylvania State University
INDEX TERMS
Hurricane Katrina, radar data assimilation, ensemble Kalman filter, 3DVar, 4DVar, hurricane prediction, cloud-resolving ensemble analysis and forecasting
CITATION
Yonghui Weng, Meng Zhang, Fuqing Zhang, "Advanced Data Assimilation for Cloud-Resolving Hurricane Initialization and Prediction", Computing in Science & Engineering, vol.13, no. 1, pp. 40-49, January/February 2011, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2011.18
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