Articles | Volume 12, issue 7
Geosci. Model Dev., 12, 2727–2765, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-12-2727-2019
Geosci. Model Dev., 12, 2727–2765, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-12-2727-2019

Model description paper 08 Jul 2019

Model description paper | 08 Jul 2019

Description and basic evaluation of simulated mean state, internal variability, and climate sensitivity in MIROC6

Hiroaki Tatebe et al.

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For a deeper understanding of a wide range of climate science issues, the latest version of the Japanese climate model, called MIROC6, was developed. The climate model represents observed mean climate and climate variations well, for example tropical precipitation, the midlatitude westerlies, and the East Asian monsoon, which influence human activity all over the world. The improved climate simulations could add reliability to climate predictions under global warming.