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New data assimilation method may speed up numerical weather prediction in future

New data assimilation method may speed up numerical weather prediction in future

Data assimilation is a technology that merges data from observations and models. It is a central tool in numerical weather prediction. The new method may speed up several applications of atmospheric sciences in future.

More information:

Antti Solonen, antti.solonen@gmail.com
Janne Hakkarainen, janne.hakkarainen@fmi.fi

Viite: Antti Solonen, Tiangang Cui, Janne Hakkarainen, and Youssef Marzouk: On dimension reduction in Gaussian filters, Inverse Problems, Volume 32, Number 4, 2016.

Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1508.06452


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