Articles | Volume 11, issue 10
Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 4043–4068, 2018
Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 4043–4068, 2018

Model description paper 05 Oct 2018

Model description paper | 05 Oct 2018

ICON-ART 2.1: a flexible tracer framework and its application for composition studies in numerical weather forecasting and climate simulations

Jennifer Schröter et al.

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In this paper, we introduce the most up-to-date version of the flexible tracer framework for the ICOsahedral Nonhydrostatic model with Aerosols and Reactive Trace gases (ICON-ART). We performed multiple simulations using different ICON physics configurations for weather and climate with ART. The flexible tracer framework within ICON-ART 2.1 suits the demands of a large variety of different applications ranging from numerical weather prediction to climate integrations.