Efficient Ensemble Covariance Localization in Variational Data Assimilation
Craig H Bishop, Daniel Hodyss, Peter Steinle, Holly Sims, Adam M Clayton, Andrew C Lorenc, Dale M Barker, Mark Buehner
Monthly Weather Review | AMER METEOROLOGICAL SOC | Published : 2011
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The authors wish to acknowledge the contributions of Ricardo Todling whose comments, as a reviewer, significantly improved the paper. Among other things, Ricardo improved the conciseness of the proof of the square root theorem. The authors also acknowledge the helpful criticism of the Editor, Herschel Mitchell, and the insightful suggestions of an anonymous reviewer. CHB expresses his gratitude to the "Centre for Australia Weather and Climate RESEARCH-a collaboration between the Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO" for their support of a visit to the Centre during which this paper was conceived. CHB and DH gratefully acknowledge financial support from ONR Project Element 0602435N, Project BE-435-003, and ONR Grant N0001407WX30012.