Articles | Volume 11, issue 3
Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 1009–1032, 2018
Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 1009–1032, 2018
Model experiment description paper
16 Mar 2018
Model experiment description paper | 16 Mar 2018

Overview of experiment design and comparison of models participating in phase 1 of the SPARC Quasi-Biennial Oscillation initiative (QBOi)

Neal Butchart et al.

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This paper documents the numerical experiments to be used in phase 1 of the Stratosphere–troposphere Processes And their Role in Climate (SPARC) Quasi-Biennial Oscillation initiative (QBOi), which was set up to improve the representation of the QBO and tropical stratospheric variability in global climate models.