Articles | Volume 10, issue 2
Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 945–958, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-10-945-2017
Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 945–958, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-10-945-2017

Development and technical paper 23 Feb 2017

Development and technical paper | 23 Feb 2017

A cloud feedback emulator (CFE, version 1.0) for an intermediate complexity model

David J. Ullman and Andreas Schmittner

Related authors

Evaluation of the University of Victoria Earth System Climate Model version 2.10 (UVic ESCM 2.10)
Nadine Mengis, David P. Keller, Andrew H. MacDougall, Michael Eby, Nesha Wright, Katrin J. Meissner, Andreas Oschlies, Andreas Schmittner, Alexander J. MacIsaac, H. Damon Matthews, and Kirsten Zickfeld
Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 4183–4204, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-4183-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-4183-2020, 2020
Short summary
AMOC-emulator M-AMOC1.0 for uncertainty assessment of future projections
Pepijn Bakker and Andreas Schmittner
Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-2016-79,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-2016-79, 2016
Revised manuscript not accepted
Short summary
Early deglacial Atlantic overturning decline and its role in atmospheric CO2 rise inferred from carbon isotopes (δ13C)
A. Schmittner and D. C. Lund
Clim. Past, 11, 135–152, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-11-135-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-11-135-2015, 2015
Short summary
Explicit planktic calcifiers in the University of Victoria Earth System Climate Model
K. F. Kvale, K. J. Meissner, D. P. Keller, M. Eby, and A. Schmittner
Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gmdd-7-1709-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmdd-7-1709-2014, 2014
Revised manuscript not accepted
An improved parameterization of tidal mixing for ocean models
A. Schmittner and G. D. Egbert
Geosci. Model Dev., 7, 211–224, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-7-211-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-7-211-2014, 2014

Related subject area

Climate and Earth System Modeling
FORTE 2.0: a fast, parallel and flexible coupled climate model
Adam T. Blaker, Manoj Joshi, Bablu Sinha, David P. Stevens, Robin S. Smith, and Joël J.-M. Hirschi
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 275–293, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-275-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-275-2021, 2021
Short summary
Optimization of the sulfate aerosol hygroscopicity parameter in WRF-Chem
Ah-Hyun Kim, Seong Soo Yum, Dong Yeong Chang, and Minsu Park
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 259–273, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-259-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-259-2021, 2021
Short summary
Updated European hydraulic pedotransfer functions with communicated uncertainties in the predicted variables (euptfv2)
Brigitta Szabó, Melanie Weynants, and Tobias K. D. Weber
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 151–175, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-151-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-151-2021, 2021
Short summary
Spin-up characteristics with three types of initial fields and the restart effects on forecast accuracy in the GRAPES global forecast system
Zhanshan Ma, Chuanfeng Zhao, Jiandong Gong, Jin Zhang, Zhe Li, Jian Sun, Yongzhu Liu, Jiong Chen, and Qingu Jiang
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 205–221, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-205-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-205-2021, 2021
Short summary
GTS v1.0: a macrophysics scheme for climate models based on a probability density function
Chein-Jung Shiu, Yi-Chi Wang, Huang-Hsiung Hsu, Wei-Ting Chen, Hua-Lu Pan, Ruiyu Sun, Yi-Hsuan Chen, and Cheng-An Chen
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 177–204, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-177-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-177-2021, 2021
Short summary

Cited articles

Andrews, T., Gregory, J. M., Webb, M. J., and Taylor, K. E.: Forcing, feedbacks and climate sensitivity in CMIP5 coupled atmosphere-ocean climate models, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L09712, https://doi.org/10.1029/2012GL051607, 2012.
Arbuszewski, J., deMenocal, P. B., Cléroux, C., Bradtmiller, L., and Mix, A.: Meridional shifts of the Atlantic intertropical convergence zone since the Last Glacial Maximum, Nat. Geosci., 6, 959–962, https://doi.org/10.1038/NGEO1961, 2013.
Barkstrom, B. R.: The earth radiation budget experiment (ERBE), B. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 65, 1170–1185, 1984.
Barkstrom, B. R. and Smith, G. L.: The earth radiation budget experiment: Science and implementation, Rev. Geophys., 24, 379–390, 1986.
Braconnot, P., Otto-Bliesner, B., Harrison, S., Joussaume, S., Peterchmitt, J.-Y., Abe-Ouchi, A., Crucifix, M., Driesschaert, E., Fichefet, Th., Hewitt, C. D., Kageyama, M., Kitoh, A., Loutre, M.-F., Marti, O., Merkel, U., Ramstein, G., Valdes, P., Weber, L., Yu, Y., and Zhao, Y.: Results of PMIP2 coupled simulations of the Mid-Holocene and Last Glacial Maximum – Part 2: feedbacks with emphasis on the location of the ITCZ and mid- and high latitudes heat budget, Clim. Past, 3, 279–296, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-3-279-2007, 2007.
Download
Short summary
One major source of uncertainty in the prediction of climate relates to how models simulate clouds and their impact on surface temperatures. We have developed a new method for incorporating the cloud results as derived from complex climate models and applying these results to a more simplified model. The benefit with this approach is that a more simplified model is able to be run more efficiently, while still maintaining complicated cloud effects and their effect on surface temperatures.