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GMD | Articles | Volume 12, issue 1
Geosci. Model Dev., 12, 343–362, 2019
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Special issue: The Norwegian Earth System Model: NorESM; basic development,...

Geosci. Model Dev., 12, 343–362, 2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Model description paper 21 Jan 2019

Model description paper | 21 Jan 2019

Description and evaluation of NorESM1-F: a fast version of the Norwegian Earth System Model (NorESM)

Chuncheng Guo et al.

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In this paper, we describe and evaluate a new variant of the Norwegian Earth System Model (NorESM). It is a computationally efficient model that is designed for experiments such as paleoclimate, carbon cycle, and large ensemble simulations. The model, with various recent code updates, shows improved climate performance compared to the CMIP5 version of NorESM, while the model resolution remains similar.
In this paper, we describe and evaluate a new variant of the Norwegian Earth System Model...