Articles | Volume 13, issue 4
Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 2051–2071, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-2051-2020
Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 2051–2071, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-2051-2020

Model description paper 24 Apr 2020

Model description paper | 24 Apr 2020

Modelling the mineralogical composition and solubility of mineral dust in the Mediterranean area with CHIMERE 2017r4

Laurent Menut et al.

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Modelling of mineral dust is often done using one single mean species. In this study, differentiated mineral species with their chemical composition are implemented in the CHIMERE regional chemistry-transport model by using global databases. Simulations are carried out to quantify the realism and gain of such mineralogy.