Articles | Volume 15, issue 17
Geosci. Model Dev., 15, 6787–6816, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-15-6787-2022
Geosci. Model Dev., 15, 6787–6816, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-15-6787-2022
Development and technical paper
08 Sep 2022
Development and technical paper | 08 Sep 2022

Further improvement and evaluation of nudging in the E3SM Atmosphere Model version 1 (EAMv1): simulations of the mean climate, weather events, and anthropogenic aerosol effects

Shixuan Zhang 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 gmd-2022-10', Anonymous Referee #1, 20 Mar 2022
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC1', Shixuan Zhang, 30 Apr 2022
  • RC2: 'Comment on gmd-2022-10', William Collins, 21 Mar 2022
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC2', Shixuan Zhang, 30 Apr 2022

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Shixuan Zhang on behalf of the Authors (26 Jun 2022)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (26 Jul 2022) by Fiona O'Connor
RR by William Collins (26 Jul 2022)
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (26 Jul 2022) by Fiona O'Connor
AR by Shixuan Zhang on behalf of the Authors (13 Aug 2022)  Author's response    Manuscript
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Short summary
This study investigates the nudging implementation in the EAMv1 model. We find that (1) revising the sequence of calculations and using higher-frequency constraining data to improve the performance of a simulation nudged to EAMv1’s own meteorology, (2) using the relocated nudging tendency and 3-hourly ERA5 reanalysis to obtain a better agreement between nudged simulations and observations, and (3) using wind-only nudging are recommended for the estimates of global mean aerosol effects.