Articles | Volume 13, issue 9
Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 4205–4228, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-4205-2020
Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 4205–4228, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-4205-2020
Methods for assessment of models
10 Sep 2020
Methods for assessment of models | 10 Sep 2020

Earth System Model Evaluation Tool (ESMValTool) v2.0 – diagnostics for emergent constraints and future projections from Earth system models in CMIP

Axel Lauer et al.

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The Earth System Model Evaluation Tool is a community software tool designed for evaluation and analysis of climate models. New features of version 2.0 include analysis scripts for important large-scale features in climate models, diagnostics for extreme events, regional model and impact evaluation. In this paper, newly implemented climate metrics, emergent constraints for climate-relevant feedbacks and diagnostics for future model projections are described and illustrated with examples.