Articles | Volume 15, issue 22
Geosci. Model Dev., 15, 8473–8540, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-15-8473-2022
Geosci. Model Dev., 15, 8473–8540, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-15-8473-2022
Model description paper
22 Nov 2022
Model description paper | 22 Nov 2022

Non-Redfieldian carbon model for the Baltic Sea (ERGOM version 1.2) – implementation and budget estimates

Thomas Neumann 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-2022-79', Tatsuro Tanioka, 11 Jun 2022
  • RC2: 'Comment on gmd-2022-79', Feifei Liu, 20 Jul 2022
  • EC1: 'Comment on gmd-2022-79', Andrew Yool, 29 Jul 2022
  • AC1: 'Comment on gmd-2022-79', Thomas Neumann, 08 Sep 2022

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Thomas Neumann on behalf of the Authors (08 Sep 2022)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (25 Sep 2022) by Andrew Yool
RR by Tatsuro Tanioka (11 Oct 2022)
ED: Publish as is (19 Oct 2022) by Andrew Yool
AR by Thomas Neumann on behalf of the Authors (26 Oct 2022)  Author's response    Manuscript
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Short summary
Marine ecosystem models are usually constrained by the elements nitrogen and phosphorus and consider carbon in organic matter in a fixed ratio. Recent observations show a substantial deviation from the simulated carbon cycle variables. In this study, we present a marine ecosystem model for the Baltic Sea which allows for a flexible uptake ratio for carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus. With this extension, the model reflects much more reasonable variables of the marine carbon cycle.