Articles | Volume 15, issue 20
Model experiment description paper
21 Oct 2022
Model experiment description paper |  | 21 Oct 2022

A modeling framework to understand historical and projected ocean climate change in large coupled ensembles

Yona Silvy, Clément Rousset, Eric Guilyardi, Jean-Baptiste Sallée, Juliette Mignot, Christian Ethé, and Gurvan Madec

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