Articles | Volume 8, issue 7
Model description paper
23 Jul 2015
Model description paper |  | 23 Jul 2015

The integrated Earth system model version 1: formulation and functionality

W. D. Collins, A. P. Craig, J. E. Truesdale, A. V. Di Vittorio, A. D. Jones, B. Bond-Lamberty, K. V. Calvin, J. A. Edmonds, S. H. Kim, A. M. Thomson, P. Patel, Y. Zhou, J. Mao, X. Shi, P. E. Thornton, L. P. Chini, and G. C. Hurtt


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AR by William Collins on behalf of the Authors (21 May 2015)  Author's response   Manuscript 
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (27 May 2015) by Gerd A. Folberth
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Short summary
The integrated Earth system model (iESM) has been developed as a new tool for projecting the joint human-climate system. The iESM is based upon coupling an integrated assessment model (IAM) and an Earth system model (ESM) into a common modeling infrastructure. By introducing heretofore-omitted feedbacks between natural and societal drivers in iESM, we can improve scientific understanding of the human-Earth system dynamics.