Articles | Volume 14, issue 2
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 985–1005, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-985-2021
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 985–1005, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-985-2021

Model evaluation paper 18 Feb 2021

Model evaluation paper | 18 Feb 2021

ICON in Climate Limited-area Mode (ICON release version 2.6.1): a new regional climate model

Trang Van Pham et al.

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A new regional climate model was prepared based on a weather forecast model. Slow processes of the climate system such as ocean state development and greenhouse gas emissions were implemented. A model infrastructure and evaluation tools were also prepared to facilitate long-term simulations and model evalution. The first ICON-CLM results were close to observations and comparable to those from COSMO-CLM, the recommended model being used at the Deutscher Wetterdienst and CLM Community.