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This is an up to date and revised moment variation of the e-book featuring new advancements within the box of cloud-resolving modeling. the 1st version of the booklet introduces the framework of cloud-resolving version, methodologies for research of modeling outputs, and validation of simulations with observations. It info vital medical findings within the points of floor rainfall tactics, precipitation potency, dynamic and thermodynamic strategies linked to tropical convection, diurnal diversifications, radiative and cloud microphysical strategies linked to improvement of cloud clusters, air-sea coupling on convective scales, weather equilibrium states, and distant sensing functions. in more to the content material from the 1st version of the ebook, the second one variation of the booklet comprises the recent medical leads to the improvement of convective-stratiform rainfall separation scheme, the research of constructions of precipitation platforms, the thermal results of doubled carbon dioxide on rainfall, precipitation predictability, and modeling depositional development of ice crystal. The publication could be invaluable either to graduate scholars and to researchers who do cloud, mesoscale and worldwide modeling.

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5 Partition of Convective and Stratiform Clouds 33 to identify the stratiform rainfall, and cloud water path and rain water path are used for shallow convection. Lang et al. (2003) developed a new partition method based on the premise that the fall speed of precipitation particles is large relative to the vertical velocity in regions of stratiform precipitation. 16 in their paper). Lang et al. (2003) compared six different partition methods including Churchill and House (1984), Tao and Simpson (1989), Caniaux et al.

Tao and Simpson (1989) and Tao et al. (2000) developed a partition method that is similar to the method of Churchill and Houze (1984) and added more criteria in which the point is made convective if the cloud water and ice or the updraft exceeds certain threshold values. Xu (1995) developed the partition method using information of vertical motion. 5 Partition of Convective and Stratiform Clouds 33 to identify the stratiform rainfall, and cloud water path and rain water path are used for shallow convection.

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