1. General Model Information

Name: Weather Simulation Model

Acronym: WEATHER


Main medium: air
Main subject: meteorology
Organization level:
Type of model: not specified
Main application:
Keywords: atmospheric, historic climate data, local weather

Contact:

KHAN, MUHAMMAD A.
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Biosystems Engineering Department
3050 Maile Way #111
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: 808 956-8847
Fax : 808 956- 9269
email: akram@hawaii.edu

Author(s):

C.W. Richardson.

Abstract:

The Weather Simulation Model is an adaptation of Richardson's model (Richardson, 1981) and simulates daily climatic data including precipitation, solar radiation and temperature based on historic climate data.

Author of the abstract:

CIESIN(CONSORTIUM FOR INTERNATIONAL EARTH SCIENCE INFORMATION NETWORK)


II. Technical Information

II.1 Executables:

Operating System(s): 386 or higher PC

II.2 Source-code:

Programming Language(s): C

II.3 Manuals:



II.4 Data:



III. Mathematical Information


III.1 Mathematics


III.2 Quantities


III.2.1 Input

III.2.2 Output


IV. References

Richardson, C.W. 1981. Stochastic simulation of daily precipitation,temperature, and solar radiation.
Water Resources Research 17 (1):182-190.



V. Further information in the World-Wide-Web



VI. Additional remarks

The model has potential use in generating local weather information fromhistoric climate data for use in a variety of models requiring local weatherdata which may not be available from other sources.


Last review of this document by: T. Gabele: Tue Oct 7 1997
Status of the document:
last modified by Tobias Gabele Wed Aug 21 21:44:52 CEST 2002

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