Articles | Volume 10, issue 2
Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 765–789, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-10-765-2017
Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 765–789, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-10-765-2017

Model description paper 17 Feb 2017

Model description paper | 17 Feb 2017

The Finite-volumE Sea ice–Ocean Model (FESOM2)

Sergey Danilov et al.

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Numerical models of global ocean circulation are used to learn about future climate. The ocean circulation is characterized by processes on different spatial scales which are still beyond the reach of present computers. We describe a new model setup that allows one to vary a model's spatial resolution and hence focus the computational power on regional dynamics, reaching a better description of local processes in areas of interest.