2015
DOI: 10.17265/2159-581x/2015.06.002
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Vito Romaniello, Paolo Oddo, Marina Tonani, Lucio Torrisi, Alessandro Grandi, Nadia Pinardi

Abstract: Abstract:The paper describes and analyzes the sensitivity of an operational atmospheric model to different SST (sea surface temperature) estimates. The model's sensitivity has been analyzed in a Medicane (Mediterranean hurricane) test case. Numerical simulations have been performed using the COSMO (consortium for small-scale modeling) atmospheric model, in the COSMO-ME configuration. The model results show that the model is capable of capturing the position, timing and intensity of the cyclone. Sensitivity ex…

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