Acta Mechanica Sinica

, Volume 20, Issue 5, pp 455–464 | Cite as

Progress in the study of retrospective numerical scheme and the climate prediction

  • Dong Wenjie
  • Chou Jieming
  • Feng Guolin


The retrospective numerical scheme (RNS) is a numerical computation scheme designed for multiple past value problems of the initial value in mathematics and considering the self-memory property of the system in physics. This paper briefly presents the historical background of RNS, elaborates the relation of the scheme with other difference, schemes and other meteorological prediction methods, and introduces the application of RNS to the regional climatic self-memory model, simplified climate model, barotropic model, spectral model, and mesoscale model. At last, the paper sums up and points out the application perspective of the scheme and the direction for the future study.

Key Words

meteorological prediction numerical calculation difference scheme memory 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dong Wenjie
    • 1
    • 2
  • Chou Jieming
    • 1
  • Feng Guolin
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Atmospheric PhysicsChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina
  2. 2.National Climate Center of ChinaBeijingChina

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