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Qingfu Liu

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Corresponding Articles: 1

Qingfu Liu authored and/or contributed to the following articles/publications.

Vortex Initialization in the NCEP Operational Hurricane Models

This paper describes the vortex initialization (VI) currently used in NCEP operational hurricane models (HWRF and HMON, and possibly HAFS in the future). The VI corrects the background fields for hurricane models: it consists of vortex relocation, and size and intensity corrections. The VI creates an improved background field for the data assimi...

Qingfu Liu
Institution National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - NOAA