What is the added value of the 156m resolution simulations?

Research in HD(CP)² revolves around the high-resolution simulations that are done with a horizontal resolution of up to 156m. A lot of effort (and resources) go into those simulations and naturally the question is posed:

  • Is this all worth it?
  • Do those high-resolution simulations really provide an added value beside simply showing that they can be performed at all?

To answer this, HD(CP)² members are working on a project-wide publication that compares the different resolutions with observational data in the various simulated scenarios. This will be a follow-up of the publication by Opens external link in new windowHeinze et al. (2016) that first presented the current ICON-LEM setup and its first results. Meetings of the individual sections are currently taking place.

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NEWS

The conference program is now available.

Please check back at indico.mpimet.mpg.de for all  the details.

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The abstract deadline for contributions to the EGU General Assembly 2019 is January 10th!

Check out session with HD(CP)² conveners Opens internal link in current windowhere.
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We are happy to announce the UCP2019 - Understanding Clouds and Precipitation conference!

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Clouds, through their influence on...

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ICON-LEM simulations are run over various domains and with different resolution.
This Opens internal link in current windowsummary page provides the most important information on all...

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Besides the HD(CP)² simulations over Germany, the second phase of the project also aims to reveal advance the understanding of cloud formation and ...

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Research in HD(CP)² revolves around the high-resolution simulations that are done with a horizontal resolution of up to 156m. A lot of effort (and...

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Most of HD(CP)²'s high-resolution simulations are done at the Mistral cluster at the DKRZ in Hamburg, but some sensitivity studies with ICON-LEM done...

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The EGU General Assembly 2018 will bring together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth,...

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The project-own database SAMD (Standardized Atmospheric Measurement Data Archive) is now equipped with a shopping cart function.

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The annual project meeting of all HD(CP)² member will take place from 20.-22.02.2018 at the DWD in Offenbach. The address is Frankfurter Str. 135,...

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