COSMO News Letter No. 15

Date of publication: July 2015

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COSMO Newsletter No. 15: Table of Contents
Title Author(s) pg
Editorial & contents
1 Working Group on Physical Aspects: Upper Air
1.1 The parameterization of the interaction between the subgrid-scale orography scheme and the turbulence closure in COSMO model I. Cerenzia, M. S. Tesini, M. Raschendorfer 8
1.2 Implementation and Significance of TKE -Advection in COSMO 5.0 for itype_turb=3 and Other Turbulence-Related LES-like Sensitivity Studies Including 3D Turbulence U. Blahak 10
2 Working Group on Physical Aspects: Soil and Surface
2.1 A new leaf phenology for the land surface scheme TERRA of the COSMO atmospheric model J.-P. Schulz, G. Vogel, B. Ahrens 9
2.2 Fresh snow depth postprocessing at Hydrometcenter of Russia (exemplifying COSMO-Ru) E.V. Kazakova, M.M. Chumakov, I.A. Rozinkina 5
3 Working Group on Verification and Case Studies
3.1 An application of SRNWP data pool radiation data with VERSUS software F. Gofa, A. Raspanti, D. Tzeferi 5
3.2 Neighborhood verification of convection in the Swiss COSMO models with radar and satellite measurements T. Leutert, D. Leuenberger, F. Schubiger 12
4 Working Group on Predictability and Ensemble Methods
4.1 Setting up COSMO EPS perturbing lower boundary conditions: sensitivity and case studies R. Bonanno, N. Loglisci 11
4.2 Ensemble Prediction System (EPS)-based forecast prepared from perturbations of soil conditions A. Mazur, G. Duniec 9
4.3 Impact of high-resolution boundary conditions on the quality of COSMO-LEPS forecasts A. Montani, C. Marsigli, T. Paccagnella 5
4.4 Performance of the COSMO-based ensemble systems during Sochi-2014 pre-Olympics A. Montani, D. Alferov, E. Astakhova, C. Marsigli, T. Paccagnella 6
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