TITLE

Evaluation of a present-day climate simulation with a new coupled atmosphere-ocean model GENMOM

AUTHOR(S)
Alder, J. R.; Hostetler, S. W.; Pollard, D.; Schmittner, A.
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Geoscientific Model Development;Jan2011, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines a non-flux corrected coupled atmosphere-ocean general circulation model (AOGCM), GENMOM, to evaluate a simulation of modern climate. The model combines the GENESIS version 3 (Global ENvironmental and Ecological Simulation of Interactive Systems) and MOM2 (Modular Ocean Model version 2) general circulation models. It concludes that GENMON captures the observed gradients and spatial distribution of the surface temperature and precipitation, producing a realistic climatology.
ACCESSION #
70104688

 

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