Articles | Volume 14, issue 7
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 4159–4185, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-4159-2021
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 4159–4185, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-4159-2021

Model evaluation paper 02 Jul 2021

Model evaluation paper | 02 Jul 2021

The ENEA-REG system (v1.0), a multi-component regional Earth system model: sensitivity to different atmospheric components over the Med-CORDEX (Coordinated Regional Climate Downscaling Experiment) region

Alessandro Anav et al.

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The Mediterranean Basin is a complex region, characterized by the presence of pronounced topography and a complex land–sea distribution including a considerable number of islands and straits; these features generate strong local atmosphere–sea interactions. Regional Earth system models have been developed and used to study both present and future Mediterranean climate systems. The main aims of this paper are to present and evaluate the newly developed regional Earth system model ENEA-REG.