Numerical models play a key role in data assimilation for the Earth System, since they are the means by which information from observations is organised and summarised. To do the best possible job, data assimilation systems are built on state-of-the-art models that embody our understanding of how the Earth System evolves, i.e., the physical laws governing its behaviour.
KeywordsGravity Wave Spherical Harmonic Earth System Numerical Weather Prediction Atmospheric General Circulation Model
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