Multivariate Chemical Data Assimilation

  • Boris Khattatov
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science Series book series (NAIV, volume 26)


We present an overview of the mathematical formalism of data assimilation applied to photochemical atmospheric models. Examples of Kaiman filter and variational assimilation analysis are presented along with time-dependent linearization and error covariance matrices for a typical stratospheric chemical system described in the Chapter Introduction to Atmospheric Photochemical Modelling.


Probability Density Function Kalman Filter Data Assimilation Extended Kalman Filter Adjoint Method 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Boris Khattatov
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  1. 1.Atmospheric Chemistry DivisionNational Center for Atmospheric ResearchBoulderUSA

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