Articles | Volume 14, issue 10
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 5977–5997, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-5977-2021
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 5977–5997, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-5977-2021

Development and technical paper 06 Oct 2021

Development and technical paper | 06 Oct 2021

Grid-stretching capability for the GEOS-Chem 13.0.0 atmospheric chemistry model

Liam Bindle et al.

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Short summary
Atmospheric chemistry models like GEOS-Chem are versatile tools widely used in air pollution and climate studies. The simulations used in such studies can be very computationally demanding, and thus it is useful if the model can simulate a specific geographic region at a higher resolution than the rest of the globe. Here, we implement, test, and demonstrate a new variable-resolution capability in GEOS-Chem that is suitable for simulations conducted on supercomputers.