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Portable University Model of the Atmosphere (PUMA)
Entry ID: DKRZ_PUMA
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Summary
Abstract: The Portable University Model of the Atmosphere is a circulation model in
FORTRAN-90 developed at the Meteorological Institute of the University of
Hamburg. PUMA originated in a numerical prediction model that was altered to
include only the most relevant processes in the atmosphere. It serves as a
training tool for junior scientists, allowing them to work with a program that
is easier to understand and modify than ECHAM.

These pages are meant to document the current state of PUMA. You can download
the sources from here, browse the reference paper or take a look at the results
that have been achieved in PUMA runs. You may also want to visit our ongoing
project to produce a Planet Simulator, with one of its major components being
PUMA-2, an extended version of PUMA that includes humidity and a boundary
layer, among others.


[Summary Extracted from the PUMA Home Page]

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Link: VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
Description: You may also want to visit (the) ongoing project to produce a Planet Simulator,
with one of its major components being PUMA-2, an extended version of PUMA that
includes humidity and a boundary layer, among others.

Link: GET SERVICE > GET SOFTWARE PACKAGE
Description: Software can be downloaded from here.

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Service Citation
Originators: Meteorological Institute of the University of Hamburg
Title: Portable University Model of the Atmosphere (PUMA)
URL: http://www.mi.uni-hamburg.de/PUMA.215.0.html?&L=3
ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
ENVIRONMENT
Use Constraints
Please cite the PUMA model originators if you use this model.
Service Provider
Meteorological Institute, University of Hamburg, Germany

Service Provider Personnel
Name: METEOROLOGICAL INSTITUTE HAMBURG.
Phone: 040-42838-5078
Fax: 040-42838-5452
Email: markshausen at dkrz.de
Contact Address:
Meteorological Institute
University Hamburg
Bundesstrabe 55
City: Hamburg
Postal Code: D-20146
Country: Germany
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: On-line (HTTP)
Fees: No Fee
Personnel
PUMA MODEL SUPPORT
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 40-42838-5078
Fax: 040-42838-5452
Email: kirk at dkrz.de
Contact Address:
Meteorological Institute
University Hamburg
Bundesstrabe 55
City: Hamburg
Postal Code: D-20146
Country: GERMANY

SCOTT A. RITZ
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: 301-614-5126
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Scott.A.Ritz at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Publications/References
Frisius T., F. Lunkeit, K. Fraedrich and I. N. James, 1998: Storm
track simulation in a simplified global circulation model (SGCM). Q J
Roy Meteor Soc, in press.

Hoskins B. J. and A. J. Simmons, 1975: A multi-layer spectral model
and the semi-implicit method. Q J Roy Meteor Soc 101: 637-655.

James I. N. and L. J. Gray, 1986: Concerning the effect of surface
drag on the circulation of a planetary atmosphere. Q J Roy Meteor Soc
112: 1231-1250.

James I. N. and P. M. James, 1992: Spatial structure of
ultra-low-frequency variability of the flow in a simple atmospheric
circulation model. Q J Roy Meteor Soc 118: 1211-1233.

James P. M., K. Fraedrich and I. N. James, 1994: Wave-zonal-flow
interaction and ultra-low-frequency variability in a simple
atmospheric circulation model. Q J Roy Meteor Soc 120: 1045-1067.

Lunkeit F., K. Fraedrich and S. E. Bauer, 1998: Storm tracks in a
warmer climate: Sensitivity studies with a simplified global
circulation model. Clim Dyn submitted.

Mole N. and I. N. James, 1990: Baroclinic adjustment in a zonally
varying flow. Q J Roy Meteor Soc 116: 247-268.
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2002-08-21
SERF Last Revision Date: 2011-02-23
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