Articles | Volume 17, issue 2
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-17-529-2024
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-17-529-2024
Development and technical paper
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22 Jan 2024
Development and technical paper |  | 22 Jan 2024

Exploring the ocean mesoscale at reduced computational cost with FESOM 2.5: efficient modeling strategies applied to the Southern Ocean

Nathan Beech, Thomas Rackow, Tido Semmler, and Thomas Jung

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Cost-reducing modeling strategies are applied to high-resolution simulations of the Southern Ocean in a changing climate. They are evaluated with respect to observations and traditional, lower-resolution modeling methods. The simulations effectively reproduce small-scale ocean flows seen in satellite data and are largely consistent with traditional model simulations after 4 °C of warming. Small-scale flows are found to intensify near bathymetric features and to become more variable.