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SPADE: Storms and Precipitation Across the Continental Divide Experiment Project (GWF Pillar 2)
Section 1: Project Information
SPADE: Storms and Precipitation Across the Continental Divide Experiment Project
Classification (e.g., "GWF Pillar 3", "CCRN", etc.)
GWF Pillar 2
To understand the atmospheric conditions leading to storms and precipitation, including its type, across the continental divide.
The specific objective is to investigate small-scale processes leading to orographic precipitation passing over the continental divide.
This experiment ran from May to June 2019.
1, Determine how much condensate is passing over the divide and falling to the surface on the upwind and
2, Determine what the factors governing this condensate and the surface distribution of
precipitation are, and
3, Determine how well these features of the precipitation can be simulated.
Position, Institution, and Contact Information
Team Lead and Principal Investigator
Université du Québec à Montréal
University of Northern British Columbia
University of Saskatchewan
University of Manitoba
Université du Québec à Montréal and University of Northern British Columbia
Current Status of this Project
○ In Progress
T-2020-12-07-F16VF2vGUg1Uq6X2DQTndAwA Project 1.1