We thank those who helped set up the modeling system and for technical support throughout the course of this project. They include Serge Desjardins, Ron McTaggart-Cowan, Mike Casey, Weiqing Zhang, Stephane Chamberland, Yves Chartier, Michel Desgagne, Pierre Pellerin, Bruce Brasnett, and Rick Danielson. This project has received funding from the Meteorological Service of Canada (MSC), the NSERC/MARTEC/MSC Industrial Research Chair, and a project grant from the Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Sciences. We are also grateful to the MSC for providing access to the supercomputer facility in Dorval, Quebec, where the model runs were carried out and to the National Research Council in partnership with MSC for collection of the aircraft data used in this study.
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