Articles | Volume 12, issue 1
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, Mats Bentsen, Ingo Bethke, Mehmet Ilicak, Jerry Tjiputra, Thomas Toniazzo, Jörg Schwinger, and Odd Helge Otterå

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Short summary
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.