Contact Information
Name: Liang, Xin-Zhong
Telephone: 217-244-6864
Fax: 217-244-0220
Affiliation: Illinois State Water Survey, UIUC
Mailing Address: 2204 Griffith Dr
Champaign, IL 61820

Model Information
Model Name: RCM (MM5 based) and CWRF (WRF based)
Model Web Page:  
Primary Citation for Model:  
Model Dynamics-NumericsAnswerSpecifications
Model Equations: Nonhydrostatic - Euler 
Horizontal Domain and Map Projection:
Polar Stereographic true at:  
Lat-Lon window, pole of coordinate system coincident with geographic pole:  
Lat-Lon window of a rotated lat-lon coordinate system, pole rotated by:  
Other: onLambert comformal
Horizontal Resolution: 30 km
Vertical Coordinate:  
Vertical Levels:  
Treatment of Gravity Wave Terms: Leapfrog Explicit 
Specification of lateral boundary conditions:  
Model Physics AnswerSpecifications
Ocean Surface Temperature: Prescribed 
Land Surface Temperature: Computed via surface heat budget 
Land Surface Moisture: Computed via surface moisture budget 
Vegetation: prescribed
Runoff Scheme Included?: on
Surface Layer Scheme:
Bulk Type: Value of CD is:  
Similarity Theory: on 
Planetary Boundary Layer Scheme:
Bulk Type:
K-Type: Form of K: on 
Turbulent Kinetic Energy Scheme: on
Convection Scheme (Deep): Mass-Flux 
Non-Convective Condensation:
According to What % Saturation Criterion?:  
Sundqvist Scheme:
Explicit Scheme: Please List Prognostic Variables: onqv,ql,qr,qi,qs,qg
Infrared Radiation (Free Atmosphere) Code:  
Data Output Answer
Size of Output:  
Format of Output: binary, netCDF