### Self-breeding: a New Method to Estimate Local Lyapunov Structures ...

##### By: J. D. Keller; A. Hense

Description: Hans-Ertel-Centre for Weather Research, Bonn, Germany. We present a new approach to estimate local Lyapunov vectors. The so called self-breeding method is based on the breeding of growing modes technique from medium range weather forecasting and consists of a continuous forecasting and rescaling cycle. Using the Lorenz96 model we test and characterize the behavior of the algorithm regarding error growth, spatial perturbation structure estimates and...

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