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Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 3589–3604, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-9-3589-2016

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

Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 3589–3604, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-9-3589-2016

Model experiment description paper 10 Oct 2016

Model experiment description paper | 10 Oct 2016

GMMIP (v1.0) contribution to CMIP6: Global Monsoons Model Inter-comparison Project

Tianjun Zhou et al.

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This paper tells why to launch the Global Monsoons Model Inter-comparison Project (GMMIP) and how to achieve its scientific goals on monsoon variability. It addresses the scientific questions to be answered, describes three tiered experiments comprehensively and proposes a basic analysis framework to guide future research. It will help the monsoon research communities to understand the objectives of the GMMIP and the modelling groups involved in the GMMIP conduct the experiments successfully.