Cycle 22r3 summary of changes

27 June 2000 Introduction of Cy22r3.This new version includes:

1. new parametrization schemes for the land surface, lying snow and sea-ice;

2. new (RRTM) long wave radiation scheme;

3. improved ozone model;

4. use more TOVS/ATOVS data (HIRS-12, AMSU-14; less constraint on AMSU-8; more off-nadir data)

5. revised snow analysis;

6. revised observation and background error variances;

7. use of buoys platform heights;

8. digital filter for gravity wave constraint.

 

Cycle changes

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