Research Theme1 : Model development for sub-meter scale simulation
Create a model suitable for resolutions of 1 m or lower.
- R&D task1Surface layer turbulence scheme (PI. Junshi ITO)
Implementing a new calculation formula to estimate turbulence transports of 1-m order near the ground surface
Research Theme2 : Development of physical process scheme based on physical laws
Cumulonimbus clouds are reproduced in a form close to reality.
- R&D task1Development of a Lagrangian particle-based scheme of cloud microphysics (PI. Shin-ichiro SHIMA)
Highly accurate simulation of cumulonimbus clouds and precipitation by properly representing the diverse morphologies of ice particles and water droplets
Research Theme3 : Simulation evaluation
Perform evaluation and factor analysis to improve the accuracy of estimating the probability.
- R&D task1Verification of probability-estimation accuracy (PI. Seiya NISHIZAWA)
Development of a method to assess the probability-estimation accuracy of weather models and verification of the estimation accuracy of a newly developed model
- R&D task2Uncertainty factor analysis including nonlinear interactions (PI. Sachiho A. ADACHI)
Analysis of the impact of each model element on heavy rain simulations