Articles | Volume 9, issue 11
Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 4029–4048, 2016

Special issue: The Norwegian Earth System Model: NorESM; basic development,...

Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 4029–4048, 2016

Model description paper 11 Nov 2016

Model description paper | 11 Nov 2016

The offline Lagrangian particle model FLEXPART–NorESM/CAM (v1): model description and comparisons with the online NorESM transport scheme and with the reference FLEXPART model

Massimo Cassiani et al.

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Short summary
FLEXPART is a community model used by many scientists. Here, an alternative FLEXPART model version has been developed, tailored to use with the output data generated by the Norwegian Earth System Model (NorESM1-M). The model provides an advanced tool to analyse and diagnose atmospheric transport properties of the climate model NorESM. To validate the model, several tests were performed that offered the possibility to investigate some aspects of offline global dispersion modelling.