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After that, it took three years to finish making a 4-day series of global maps and the gridded data for a number of parameters. R. H. 1. -long. N48; 1976). The contour interval is 60 rn. 58 K. MIYAKODA AND J . SIRUTIS FIG. 1.

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Growth rate of initial errors. Differences in the 300-mb height field between forecasts with the ECMWF model using the ECMWF and NMC analyses valid OOGMT 18 February 1979. Contour interval, dam. Dashed lines, negative. Solid lines, positive. 24 LENNART BENGTSSON (a) FIG. 9. ” values of snow and soil moisture (estimated from synoptic observation) in the operational forecast at the end of 1983. A minor improvement could be found in the forecast skill. 5. OPERATIONAL APPLICATION AND RESULTS In assessing the results to be presented in this section it should be borne in mind that the ECMWF forecasting system has undergone a number of changes.

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