Description of the upgrade

This version includes the following changes:
  1. A revised shortwave radiation scheme with variable effective radius of liquid cloud water;
  2. Retuning of the land surface (TESSEL) parametrization to reduce winter/spring warm biases in low-level temperatures;
  3. Improved physics for the oceanic wave model;
  4. Improved wind-gust post-processing;
  5. The activation of new data streams in the assimilation: water-vapour radiances from Meteosat-7, SBUV and GOME ozone data, and European wind profilers;
  6. A bug in the convective momentum transfer was also fixed;

Implemented: 09 April 2002