On a Simple, Parameter-Free Partition between Moistening and Precipitation in the Kuo Scheme

Jean-Francois Geleyn Direction de la Météorologie, EERM/CRMD, F-92106 Boulogne-Billancourt, France

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Abstract

This note presents a reformulation of the thermodynamic equations of the Kuo scheme in which the partition between moistening and precipitation is determined locally through use of the wet-bulb characteristics.

Abstract

This note presents a reformulation of the thermodynamic equations of the Kuo scheme in which the partition between moistening and precipitation is determined locally through use of the wet-bulb characteristics.

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