Articles | Volume 12, issue 8
Geosci. Model Dev., 12, 3805–3834, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-12-3805-2019
Geosci. Model Dev., 12, 3805–3834, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-12-3805-2019

Methods for assessment of models 30 Aug 2019

Methods for assessment of models | 30 Aug 2019

TheDiaTo (v1.0) – a new diagnostic tool for water, energy and entropy budgets in climate models

Valerio Lembo et al.

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Short summary
The Thermodynamic Diagnostic Tool (TheDiaTo v1.0) is a collection of diagnostics for the study of the thermodynamics of the climate system in climate models. This is fundamental in order to understand where the imbalances affecting climate projections come from and also to allow for easy comparison of different scenarios and atmospheric regimes. The tool is currently being developed for the assessment of models that are part of the next phase of the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP).