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Typhoon Forecast System (TFS)


Leader of the Project: Dr. Tien-Chiang Yeh

Description of the Model:

·         Horizontal resolution : 45 km / 15 km

Typhoon Special Treatments:

·         Modify enviromental flow near typhoon with DeMaria's scheme

Performance of TFS -- Forecast Error:

year \ forecast

24hr

48hr

72hr

1994

185 km

369 km

km

1995

203

412

 

1996

173

336

 

1997

157

250

 

1998

190

388

 

1999

158

276

516

2000

148

306

520

2001

160

316

510

2002

122

242

363

Future Plans:

·         Modification of bogussing vortex/beta-gyre structure