Articles | Volume 9, issue 9
Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 3427–3446, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-9-3427-2016

Special issue: Coupled Model Intercomparison Project Phase 6 (CMIP6) Experimental...

Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 3427–3446, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-9-3427-2016

Methods for assessment of models 23 Sep 2016

Methods for assessment of models | 23 Sep 2016

The CMIP6 Sea-Ice Model Intercomparison Project (SIMIP): understanding sea ice through climate-model simulations

Dirk Notz et al.

Related authors

Sensitivity of Northern Hemisphere climate to ice-ocean interface heat flux parameterizations
Xiaoxu Shi, Dirk Notz, Jiping Liu, Hu Yang, and Gerrit Lohmann
Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-2020-287,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-2020-287, 2020
Preprint under review for GMD
Short summary
The Roland von Glasow Air-Sea-Ice Chamber (RvG-ASIC): an experimental facility for studying ocean/sea-ice/atmosphere interactions
Max Thomas, James France, Odile Crabeck, Benjamin Hall, Verena Hof, Dirk Notz, Tokoloho Rampai, Leif Riemenschneider, Oliver Tooth, Mathilde Tranter, and Jan Kaiser
Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-2020-392,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-2020-392, 2020
Revised manuscript accepted for AMT
Short summary
Satellite passive microwave sea-ice concentration data set inter-comparison for Arctic summer conditions
Stefan Kern, Thomas Lavergne, Dirk Notz, Leif Toudal Pedersen, and Rasmus Tonboe
The Cryosphere, 14, 2469–2493, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2469-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2469-2020, 2020
Short summary
The Arctic Ocean Observation Operator for 6.9 GHz (ARC3O) – Part 1: How to obtain sea ice brightness temperatures at 6.9 GHz from climate model output
Clara Burgard, Dirk Notz, Leif T. Pedersen, and Rasmus T. Tonboe
The Cryosphere, 14, 2369–2386, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2369-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2369-2020, 2020
Short summary
The Arctic Ocean Observation Operator for 6.9 GHz (ARC3O) – Part 2: Development and evaluation
Clara Burgard, Dirk Notz, Leif T. Pedersen, and Rasmus T. Tonboe
The Cryosphere, 14, 2387–2407, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2387-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2387-2020, 2020
Short summary

Related subject area

Cryosphere
A fully coupled Arctic sea-ice–ocean–atmosphere model (ArcIOAM v1.0) based on C-Coupler2: model description and preliminary results
Shihe Ren, Xi Liang, Qizhen Sun, Hao Yu, L. Bruno Tremblay, Bo Lin, Xiaoping Mai, Fu Zhao, Ming Li, Na Liu, Zhikun Chen, and Yunfei Zhang
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 1101–1124, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-1101-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-1101-2021, 2021
Short summary
The Framework For Ice Sheet–Ocean Coupling (FISOC) V1.1
Rupert Gladstone, Benjamin Galton-Fenzi, David Gwyther, Qin Zhou, Tore Hattermann, Chen Zhao, Lenneke Jong, Yuwei Xia, Xiaoran Guo, Konstantinos Petrakopoulos, Thomas Zwinger, Daniel Shapero, and John Moore
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 889–905, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-889-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-889-2021, 2021
Short summary
Comparison of sea ice kinematics at different resolutions modeled with a grid hierarchy in the Community Earth System Model (version 1.2.1)
Shiming Xu, Jialiang Ma, Lu Zhou, Yan Zhang, Jiping Liu, and Bin Wang
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 603–628, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-603-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-603-2021, 2021
Short summary
Snow profile alignment and similarity assessment for aggregating, clustering, and evaluating snowpack model output for avalanche forecasting
Florian Herla, Simon Horton, Patrick Mair, and Pascal Haegeli
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 239–258, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-239-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-239-2021, 2021
Short summary
Improvements in one-dimensional grounding-line parameterizations in an ice-sheet model with lateral variations (PSUICE3D v2.1)
David Pollard and Robert M. DeConto
Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 6481–6500, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-6481-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-6481-2020, 2020
Short summary

Cited articles

Armour, K. C. and Bitz, C. M.: Observed and projected trends in Antarctic sea ice, vol. 13 of US Clivar Variations, 12–19, 2015.
Eyring, V., Bony, S., Meehl, G. A., Senior, C. A., Stevens, B., Stouffer, R. J., and Taylor, K. E.: Overview of the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project Phase 6 (CMIP6) experimental design and organization, Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 1937–1958, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-9-1937-2016, 2016.
Gagné, M.-E., Gillett, N. P., and Fyfe, J. C.: Observed and simulated changes in Antarctic sea ice extent over the past 50 years, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 2014GL062231, https://doi.org/10.1002/2014GL062231, 2015.
Download
Short summary
The large-scale evolution of sea ice is both an indicator and a driver of climate changes. Hence, a realistic simulation of sea ice is key for a realistic simulation of the climate system of our planet. To assess and to improve the realism of sea-ice simulations, we present here a new protocol for climate-model output that allows for an in-depth analysis of the simulated evolution of sea ice.