Articles | Volume 10, issue 2
Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 721–750, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-10-721-2017
Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 721–750, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-10-721-2017

Model description paper 15 Feb 2017

Model description paper | 15 Feb 2017

The high-resolution version of TM5-MP for optimized satellite retrievals: description and validation

Jason E. Williams et al.

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ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (Editor review) (23 Nov 2016) by Fiona O'Connor
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ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (04 Jan 2017) by Fiona O'Connor
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Short summary
The launch of Earth-orbiting satellites with small footprints necessitates the development of global chemistry transport models which are able to differentiate between high- and low-emission regimes and provide dedicated a priori tropospheric columns of trace gas species for the purpose of deriving accurate retrievals of integrated columns. We focus on the effects introduced with respect to global trace gas distributions in TM5-MP when increasing horizontal resolution from 3 × 2 to 1 × 1 degrees.