Articles | Volume 13, issue 9
Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 3887–3904, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-3887-2020
Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 3887–3904, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-3887-2020

Model description paper 01 Sep 2020

Model description paper | 01 Sep 2020

Taiwan Earth System Model Version 1: description and evaluation of mean state

Wei-Liang Lee et al.

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Short summary
The Taiwan Earth System Model (TaiESM) is a new climate model developed in Taiwan. It includes several new features, and therefore it can better simulate the occurrence of convective rainfall, solar energy received by mountainous surfaces, and more detail chemical processes in aerosols. TaiESM can capture the trend of global warming after 1950 well, and its overall performance in most meteorological quantities is better than the average of global models used in IPCC AR5.