Distribution of Local Climate Zone Map

sd16121

Member
Dear Colleagues,

After interpolating the geographical static data generated by WUDAPT, namely the Local Climate Zone map of a city, it divides the urban areas into 17 classifications, how the WRF handles the map that has different fractions for the 17 zones (please note that the map has a higher resolution than that of the model grid)?

We have two assumptions:
a. according to the proportions of 17 zones in the high-resolution map to distribute them in the large grid of WRF.
b. only keep the local climate zone that occupies the most ratio.

Best regards,
Stella
 

Ming Chen

Moderator
Staff member
Stella,
I believe that WPS will determine the dominant land sue type and use that as the type in the WRF grid. So basically this is consistent to your assumption (b).
 
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