WACCM-X Simulation of Tonga Eruption Impact

The simulation shows the far reaching effect of the Tonga eruption. The animation also demonstrates how waves connect the atmosphere and the space environment.


Captions only

Narration only

Science Credits

Han-Li Liu

Computational Modeling

Han-Li Liu, Peter Lauritzen, Francis Vitt, Steve Goldhaber

Computational Resources

NWSC/Cheyenne; NASA/Pleiades

Visualization and Post-production

Matt Rehme, Sarah Vitt


Community Earth System Model (CESM)

System for Integrated Modeling of the Atmosphere (SIMA)

Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model with Thermosphere/Ionosphere Extension (WACCM-X)

Visualization Software