Articles | Volume 15, issue 16
Geosci. Model Dev., 15, 6399–6427, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-15-6399-2022
Geosci. Model Dev., 15, 6399–6427, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-15-6399-2022
Model evaluation paper
29 Aug 2022
Model evaluation paper | 29 Aug 2022

AWI-CM3 coupled climate model: description and evaluation experiments for a prototype post-CMIP6 model

Jan Streffing et al.

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on egusphere-2022-32', Anonymous Referee #1, 05 Apr 2022
  • RC2: 'Comment on egusphere-2022-32', Anonymous Referee #2, 19 Apr 2022

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Jan Streffing on behalf of the Authors (16 Jun 2022)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (22 Jun 2022) by Riccardo Farneti
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (23 Jun 2022)
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (07 Jul 2022)
ED: Publish as is (15 Jul 2022) by Riccardo Farneti
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Short summary
We developed a new atmosphere–ocean coupled climate model, AWI-CM3. Our model is significantly more computationally efficient than its predecessors AWI-CM1 and AWI-CM2. We show that the model, although cheaper to run, provides results of similar quality when modeling the historic period from 1850 to 2014. We identify the remaining weaknesses to outline future work. Finally we preview an improved simulation where the reduction in computational cost has to be invested in higher model resolution.