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A generalized tagging method

Grewe, Volker (2013) A generalized tagging method. Geoscientific Model Development, 6, pp. 247-253. Copernicus Publications. DOI: 10.5194/gmd-6-247-2013 ISSN 1991-959X

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Abstract

The understanding of causes of changes in climate-chemistry simulations is an important, but often challenging task. In atmospheric chemistry, one approach is to tag species according to their origin (e.g. emission categories) and to inherit these tags to other species during subsequent reactions. This concept was recently employed to calculate the contribution of atmospheric processes to temperature. Here a new concept for tagging any state variable is presented. This generalized tagging method results from a sensitivity analysis of the individual forcing terms of the right hand side of the governing differential equations. In a couple of examples, the consistency with previous approaches and the synergy by using different analysis techniques are shown. Since the method is based on a ratio describing relative sensitivities, singularities occur where the method is not applicable. For some applications, such as in atmospheric chemistry, these singularities can easily be removed. However, one theoretical example is given, where this method is not applicable at all.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/81319/
Document Type:Article
Title:A generalized tagging method
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Grewe, VolkerVolker.Grewe (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Date:19 February 2013
Journal or Publication Title:Geoscientific Model Development
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:Yes
In SCOPUS:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:Yes
Volume:6
DOI :10.5194/gmd-6-247-2013
Page Range:pp. 247-253
Publisher:Copernicus Publications
ISSN:1991-959X
Status:Published
Keywords:Tagging, Source attribution
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Transport, Space, Aeronautics
HGF - Program Themes:Transport System, Earth Observation, ATM and Operation (old)
DLR - Research area:Transport, Raumfahrt, Aeronautics
DLR - Program:V VS - Verkehrssystem, R EO - Erdbeobachtung, L AO - Air Traffic Management and Operation
DLR - Research theme (Project):V - Projekt Verkehrsentwicklung und Umwelt (old), R - Vorhaben Atmosphären- und Klimaforschung, L - Climate, Weather and Environment (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Atmospheric Physics > Atmospheric Dynamics
Deposited By: Grewe, Prof. Dr. Volker
Deposited On:27 Feb 2013 11:55
Last Modified:02 May 2019 14:14

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