Articles | Volume 14, issue 7
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 4261–4282, 2021
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 4261–4282, 2021

Development and technical paper 06 Jul 2021

Development and technical paper | 06 Jul 2021

Integrating CVMix into GOTM (v6.0): a consistent framework for testing, comparing, and applying ocean mixing schemes

Qing Li et al.

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Different ocean vertical mixing schemes are usually developed in different modeling framework, making the comparison across such schemes difficult. Here, we develop a consistent framework for testing, comparing, and applying different ocean mixing schemes by integrating CVMix into GOTM, which also extends the capability of GOTM towards including the effects of ocean surface waves. A suite of test cases and toolsets for developing and evaluating ocean mixing schemes is also described.