Articles | Volume 12, issue 7
Geosci. Model Dev., 12, 3241–3281, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-12-3241-2019

Special issue: CMIP6 HighResMIP model descriptions and basic properties

Geosci. Model Dev., 12, 3241–3281, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-12-3241-2019
Model evaluation paper
25 Jul 2019
Model evaluation paper | 25 Jul 2019

Max Planck Institute Earth System Model (MPI-ESM1.2) for the High-Resolution Model Intercomparison Project (HighResMIP)

Oliver Gutjahr et al.

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We analyse how climatic mean states of the atmosphere and ocean change with increasing the horizontal model resolution of the Max Planck Institute Earth System Model (MPI-ESM1.2) and how they are affected by the representation of vertical mixing in the ocean. It is in particular a high-resolution ocean that reduces biases not only in the ocean but also in the atmosphere. The vertical mixing scheme affects the strength and stability of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (AMOC).