Articles | Volume 8, issue 4
Development and technical paper
29 Apr 2015
Development and technical paper |  | 29 Apr 2015

The software architecture of climate models: a graphical comparison of CMIP5 and EMICAR5 configurations

K. Alexander and S. M. Easterbrook


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AR by Steve Easterbrook on behalf of the Authors (19 Mar 2015)  Author's response
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (01 Apr 2015) by James Annan
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (07 Apr 2015)
ED: Publish as is (08 Apr 2015) by James Annan
Short summary
This paper describes an analysis of the software architecture of global climate models. The analysis provides a visualization of the structure of these models, and reveals interesting differences between the models developed at different research labs.