Articles | Volume 9, issue 11
Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 4185–4208, 2016

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

Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 4185–4208, 2016

Model experiment description paper 22 Nov 2016

Model experiment description paper | 22 Nov 2016

High Resolution Model Intercomparison Project (HighResMIP v1.0) for CMIP6

Reindert J. Haarsma et al.

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