DOI: 10.1029/2004jd005504
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Abstract: [1] This article describes the implementation of a new source spectrum parameterization for convectively generated gravity waves in the Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model, version 2 (WACCM2). This parameterization is active in the tropics and is interactive with the underlying convection. The gravity wave spectrum at each model grid point and time step is determined based on the convective heating depth, tropospheric wind, and the convective heating rate. This parameterization introduces more realistic …

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