Convective System Simulation using the Goddard Cumulus Ensemble

  • Released Monday, January 1st, 2007
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:55PM
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This animation depicts a three-dimensional high-resolution simulation of a convective system over South America, using the Goddard Cumulus Ensemble Model. Cloud water and ice are depicted in white and rain is shown in blue-gray.


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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

Papers used in this visualization

Lang, S., W.-K. Tao, R. Cifelli, W. Olson, J. Halverson, S. Rutledge, and J. Simpson, 2007: Improving simulations of convective systems from TRMM LBA: Easterly and westerly regimes. J. Atmos. Sci., (in press).