Articles | Volume 9, issue 8
Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 2665–2684, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-9-2665-2016

Special issue: Nucleus for European Modelling of the Ocean - NEMO

Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 2665–2684, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-9-2665-2016

Model evaluation paper 12 Aug 2016

Model evaluation paper | 12 Aug 2016

A 1/16° eddying simulation of the global NEMO sea-ice–ocean system

Doroteaciro Iovino et al.

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ED: Publish as is (11 Jul 2016) by Robert Marsh
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Short summary
An 11-year simulation of a global eddying ocean (1/16) configuration is presented. Model performance is evaluated against observations and a twin 1/4 configuration. The model realistically represents the variability at upper and intermediate depths, the position and strength of the surface circulation, and exchanges of mass through key passages. Sea ice properties are close to satellite observations. This simulation constitutes the groundwork for future applications to short range ocean forecasting.