Terrain and land use for the fifth-generation Penn State/NCAR Mesoscale Modeling System (MM5): Program TERRAIN

This document discusses in detail the program TERRAIN and is intended to provide users of the PSU/NCAR MM5 with an overview of the data sources and methods used in TERRAIN. Some instructions for running TERRAIN and the description of the TERRAIN source code are also provided. Chapters 1 and 4 are for users who are interested in knowing how to run the TERRAIN program. For users who need to add their own terrain height or land-use files as input to TERRAIN, Chapter 2 has detailed instructions on how to reconstruct the users' own data files. Chapter 3 describes the methods used in TERRAIN to obtain the final terrain height and land-use fields. Chapter 5 provides users specific information regarding the TERRAIN source code.

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Author Guo, Yong-run
Chen, Sue
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Suggested Citation Guo, Yong-run, Chen, Sue. (1994). Terrain and land use for the fifth-generation Penn State/NCAR Mesoscale Modeling System (MM5): Program TERRAIN. UCAR/NCAR - Library. http://n2t.net/ark:/85065/d7ks6qxd. Accessed 21 September 2023.

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