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GMD | Articles | Volume 11, issue 3
Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 843-859, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-843-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 843-859, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-843-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Model description paper 06 Mar 2018

Model description paper | 06 Mar 2018

Isca, v1.0: a framework for the global modelling of the atmospheres of Earth and other planets at varying levels of complexity

Geoffrey K. Vallis et al.
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The models that are used to describe the atmospheres of Earth and other planets are often very complicated. Although this is necessary for such things as weather prediction, it does not help in understanding. Furthermore, when studying other planets, there are insufficient data to warrant the use of complicated models. We have developed a framework that allows the construction of models of appropriate complexity for the problem at hand, and thus helps to actually model these atmospheres.
The models that are used to describe the atmospheres of Earth and other planets are often very...
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