Articles | Volume 14, issue 10
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 5927–5955, 2021
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 5927–5955, 2021

Model evaluation paper 30 Sep 2021

Model evaluation paper | 30 Sep 2021

Performance of the Adriatic Sea and Coast (AdriSC) climate component – a COAWST V3.3-based one-way coupled atmosphere–ocean modelling suite: ocean results

Petra Pranić et al.

Data sets

Evaluation of the AdriSC Climate Component: Ocean Results I. Vilibić

Model code and software

AdriSC Climate Model: evaluation run Clea L. Denamiel


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Short summary
The Adriatic Sea and Coast model was developed due to the need for higher-resolution climate models and longer-term simulations to capture coastal atmospheric and ocean processes at climate scales in the Adriatic Sea. The ocean results of a 31-year-long simulation were compared to the observational data. The evaluation revealed that the model is capable of reproducing the observed physical properties with good accuracy and can be further used to study the dynamics of the Adriatic–Ionian basin.