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latent heat nudging (LHN) using 3DVAR

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Dear all,

I have a question:
is the LHN implemented into WRF/WRFDA?

I should have assimilate using WRF-3DVAR the vertical profile of latent heat retrieved from radar or rainfall data.
So I have to main problems:

1) probably write an algorithm to retrieve the vertical profile of latent heat from radar or rainfall data
2) and then, assimilate this profile into WRF-3DVAR.

I know that there is both a spectral nudging and an observation nudging into WRF,
could they help me?

I hope in your answer,
best regards
Ida Maiello
Dear Lukas,

thank you so much for your response and for suggesting a very interesting article for me involved into radar data assimilation for 10 years!

Do you know something about FDDA (four-dimensional data assimilation), also know as nudging, implemented into WRF?

Best regards,