Articles | Volume 16, issue 16
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-16-4811-2023
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-16-4811-2023
Model description paper
 | 
24 Aug 2023
Model description paper |  | 24 Aug 2023

MESMAR v1: a new regional coupled climate model for downscaling, predictability, and data assimilation studies in the Mediterranean region

Andrea Storto, Yassmin Hesham Essa, Vincenzo de Toma, Alessandro Anav, Gianmaria Sannino, Rosalia Santoleri, and Chunxue Yang

Related authors

Skin Sea Surface Temperature schemes in coupled ocean-atmosphere modeling: the impact of chlorophyll-interactive e-folding depth
Vincenzo de Toma, Daniele Ciani, Yassmin Hesham Essa, Chunxue Yang, Vincenzo Artale, Andrea Pisano, Davide Cavaliere, Rosalia Santoleri, and Andrea Storto
Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-2024-13,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-2024-13, 2024
Revised manuscript accepted for GMD
Short summary
Variability of manometric sea level from reanalyses and observation-based products over the Arctic and North Atlantic Oceans and the Mediterranean Sea
Andrea Storto, Giulia Chierici, Julia Pfeffer, Anne Barnoud, Romain Bourdalle-Badie, Alejandro Blazquez, Davide Cavaliere, Benjamin Coupry, Marie Drevillon, Sebastien Fourest, Gilles Larnicol, and Chunxue Yang
State Planet Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2023-28,https://doi.org/10.5194/sp-2023-28, 2023
Preprint under review for SP
Short summary
Using canonical correlation analysis to produce dynamically based and highly efficient statistical observation operators
Eric Jansen, Sam Pimentel, Wang-Hung Tse, Dimitra Denaxa, Gerasimos Korres, Isabelle Mirouze, and Andrea Storto
Ocean Sci., 15, 1023–1032, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-1023-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-1023-2019, 2019
Short summary
Assimilation of SST data in the POSEIDON system using the SOSSTA statistical-dynamical observation operator
Gerasimos Korres, Dimitra Denaxa, Eric Jansen, Isabelle Mirouze, Sam Pimentel, Wang-Hung Tse, and Andrea Storto
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2018-158,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2018-158, 2019
Preprint withdrawn
Short summary
Volume and temperature transports through the main Arctic Gateways: A comparative study between an ocean reanalysis and mooring-derived data
Marianne Pietschnig, Michael Mayer, Takamasa Tsubouchi, Andrea Storto, Sebastian Stichelberger, and Leopold Haimberger
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2017-98,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2017-98, 2017
Revised manuscript not accepted
Short summary

Related subject area

Climate and Earth system modeling
Parallel SnowModel (v1.0): a parallel implementation of a distributed snow-evolution modeling system (SnowModel)
Ross Mower, Ethan D. Gutmann, Glen E. Liston, Jessica Lundquist, and Soren Rasmussen
Geosci. Model Dev., 17, 4135–4154, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-17-4135-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-17-4135-2024, 2024
Short summary
LB-SCAM: a learning-based method for efficient large-scale sensitivity analysis and tuning of the Single Column Atmosphere Model (SCAM)
Jiaxu Guo, Juepeng Zheng, Yidan Xu, Haohuan Fu, Wei Xue, Lanning Wang, Lin Gan, Ping Gao, Wubing Wan, Xianwei Wu, Zhitao Zhang, Liang Hu, Gaochao Xu, and Xilong Che
Geosci. Model Dev., 17, 3975–3992, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-17-3975-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-17-3975-2024, 2024
Short summary
Quantifying the impact of SST feedback frequency on Madden–Julian oscillation simulations
Yung-Yao Lan, Huang-Hsiung Hsu, and Wan-Ling Tseng
Geosci. Model Dev., 17, 3897–3918, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-17-3897-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-17-3897-2024, 2024
Short summary
Systematic and objective evaluation of Earth system models: PCMDI Metrics Package (PMP) version 3
Jiwoo Lee, Peter J. Gleckler, Min-Seop Ahn, Ana Ordonez, Paul A. Ullrich, Kenneth R. Sperber, Karl E. Taylor, Yann Y. Planton, Eric Guilyardi, Paul Durack, Celine Bonfils, Mark D. Zelinka, Li-Wei Chao, Bo Dong, Charles Doutriaux, Chengzhu Zhang, Tom Vo, Jason Boutte, Michael F. Wehner, Angeline G. Pendergrass, Daehyun Kim, Zeyu Xue, Andrew T. Wittenberg, and John Krasting
Geosci. Model Dev., 17, 3919–3948, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-17-3919-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-17-3919-2024, 2024
Short summary
A revised model of global silicate weathering considering the influence of vegetation cover on erosion rate
Haoyue Zuo, Yonggang Liu, Gaojun Li, Zhifang Xu, Liang Zhao, Zhengtang Guo, and Yongyun Hu
Geosci. Model Dev., 17, 3949–3974, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-17-3949-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-17-3949-2024, 2024
Short summary

Cited articles

Akhtar, N., Brauch, J., Dobler, A., Béranger, K., and Ahrens, B.: Medicanes in an ocean–atmosphere coupled regional climate model, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 14, 2189–2201, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-14-2189-2014, 2014. 
Akhtar, N., Brauch, J., and Ahrens, B.: Climate modeling over the Mediterranean Sea: impact of resolution and ocean coupling, Clim. Dynam., 51, 933–948, 2018. 
Anav, A., Carillo, A., Palma, M., Struglia, M. V., Turuncoglu, U. U., and Sannino, G.: The ENEA-REG system (v1.0), a multi-component regional Earth system model: sensitivity to different atmospheric components over the Med-CORDEX (Coordinated Regional Climate Downscaling Experiment) region, Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 4159–4185, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-4159-2021, 2021. 
Artale, V., Calmanti, S., Carillo, A., Dell'Aquila, A., Herrmann, M., Pisacane, G., Ruti, P. M., Sannino, G., Struglia, M. V., Giorgi, F., Bi, X., Pal, J. S., Rauscher, S., and The PROTHEUS Group: An atmosphere–ocean regional climate model for the Mediterranean area: assessment of a present climate simulation, Clim. Dynam., 35, 721–740, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-009-0691-8, 2010. 
Astraldi, M., Balopoulos, S., Candela, J., Font, J., Gacic, M., Gasparini, G. P., Manca, B., Theocharis, A., and Tintore, J.: The role of straits and channels in understanding the characteristics of Mediterranean circulation, Prog. Oceanogr., 44, 65–108, 1999. 
Download
Short summary
Regional climate models are a fundamental tool for a very large number of applications and are being increasingly used within climate services, together with other complementary approaches. Here, we introduce a new regional coupled model, intended to be later extended to a full Earth system model, for climate investigations within the Mediterranean region, coupled data assimilation experiments, and several downscaling exercises (reanalyses and long-range predictions).