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Geoscientific Model Development An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
27 Nov 2014
The spectral element method (SEM) on variable-resolution grids: evaluating grid sensitivity and resolution-aware numerical viscosity
O. Guba, M. A. Taylor, P. A. Ullrich, J. R. Overfelt, and M. N. Levy
Geosci. Model Dev., 7, 2803-2816,, 2014 | 23,513 views
30 Jun 2014
Root mean square error (RMSE) or mean absolute error (MAE)? – Arguments against avoiding RMSE in the literature
T. Chai and R. R. Draxler
Geosci. Model Dev., 7, 1247-1250,, 2014 | 21,511 views
10 May 2011
Medusa-1.0: a new intermediate complexity plankton ecosystem model for the global domain
A. Yool, E. E. Popova, and T. R. Anderson
Geosci. Model Dev., 4, 381-417,, 2011 | 19,233 views
06 May 2014
Application and evaluation of a new radiation code under McICA scheme in BCC_AGCM2.0.1
H. Zhang, X. Jing, and J. Li
Geosci. Model Dev., 7, 737-754,, 2014 | 18,761 views
12 Jan 2010
Description and evaluation of the Model for Ozone and Related chemical Tracers, version 4 (MOZART-4)
L. K. Emmons, S. Walters, P. G. Hess, J.-F. Lamarque, G. G. Pfister, D. Fillmore, C. Granier, A. Guenther, D. Kinnison, T. Laepple, J. Orlando, X. Tie, G. Tyndall, C. Wiedinmyer, S. L. Baughcum, and S. Kloster
Geosci. Model Dev., 3, 43-67,, 2010 | 18,523 views
14 Jun 2011
Carbon monoxide as a tracer for tropical troposphere to stratosphere transport in the Chemical Lagrangian Model of the Stratosphere (CLaMS)
R. Pommrich, R. Müller, J.-U. Grooß, P. Konopka, G. Günther, H.-C. Pumphrey, S. Viciani, F. D'Amato, and M. Riese
Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss., 4, 1185-1211,, 2011
Revised manuscript not accepted (discussion: closed, 4 comments) | 18,422 views
07 Aug 2013
Atmospheric dissolved iron deposition to the global oceans: effects of oxalate-promoted Fe dissolution, photochemical redox cycling, and dust mineralogy
M. S. Johnson and N. Meskhidze
Geosci. Model Dev., 6, 1137-1155,, 2013 | 17,268 views
29 Nov 2011
Development and evaluation of an Earth-System model – HadGEM2
W. J. Collins, N. Bellouin, M. Doutriaux-Boucher, N. Gedney, P. Halloran, T. Hinton, J. Hughes, C. D. Jones, M. Joshi, S. Liddicoat, G. Martin, F. O'Connor, J. Rae, C. Senior, S. Sitch, I. Totterdell, A. Wiltshire, and S. Woodward
Geosci. Model Dev., 4, 1051-1075,, 2011 | 15,118 views
21 May 2012
Toward a minimal representation of aerosols in climate models: description and evaluation in the Community Atmosphere Model CAM5
X. Liu, R. C. Easter, S. J. Ghan, R. Zaveri, P. Rasch, X. Shi, J.-F. Lamarque, A. Gettelman, H. Morrison, F. Vitt, A. Conley, S. Park, R. Neale, C. Hannay, A. M. L. Ekman, P. Hess, N. Mahowald, W. Collins, M. J. Iacono, C. S. Bretherton, M. G. Flanner, and D. Mitchell
Geosci. Model Dev., 5, 709-739,, 2012 | 13,070 views
13 Sep 2013
The Rock Geochemical Model (RokGeM) v0.9
G. Colbourn, A. Ridgwell, and T. M. Lenton
Geosci. Model Dev., 6, 1543-1573,, 2013 | 12,816 views
26 May 2016
Overview of the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project Phase 6 (CMIP6) experimental design and organization
Veronika Eyring, Sandrine Bony, Gerald A. Meehl, Catherine A. Senior, Bjorn Stevens, Ronald J. Stouffer, and Karl E. Taylor
Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 1937-1958,, 2016 | 12,186 views
01 Jul 2011
The HadGEM2-ES implementation of CMIP5 centennial simulations
C. D. Jones, J. K. Hughes, N. Bellouin, S. C. Hardiman, G. S. Jones, J. Knight, S. Liddicoat, F. M. O'Connor, R. J. Andres, C. Bell, K.-O. Boo, A. Bozzo, N. Butchart, P. Cadule, K. D. Corbin, M. Doutriaux-Boucher, P. Friedlingstein, J. Gornall, L. Gray, P. R. Halloran, G. Hurtt, W. J. Ingram, J.-F. Lamarque, R. M. Law, M. Meinshausen, S. Osprey, E. J. Palin, L. Parsons Chini, T. Raddatz, M. G. Sanderson, A. A. Sellar, A. Schurer, P. Valdes, N. Wood, S. Woodward, M. Yoshioka, and M. Zerroukat
Geosci. Model Dev., 4, 543-570,, 2011 | 11,695 views
27 Mar 2012
CAM-chem: description and evaluation of interactive atmospheric chemistry in the Community Earth System Model
J.-F. Lamarque, L. K. Emmons, P. G. Hess, D. E. Kinnison, S. Tilmes, F. Vitt, C. L. Heald, E. A. Holland, P. H. Lauritzen, J. Neu, J. J. Orlando, P. J. Rasch, and G. K. Tyndall
Geosci. Model Dev., 5, 369-411,, 2012 | 11,172 views
26 Nov 2012
The Model of Emissions of Gases and Aerosols from Nature version 2.1 (MEGAN2.1): an extended and updated framework for modeling biogenic emissions
A. B. Guenther, X. Jiang, C. L. Heald, T. Sakulyanontvittaya, T. Duhl, L. K. Emmons, and X. Wang
Geosci. Model Dev., 5, 1471-1492,, 2012 | 10,573 views
07 Jul 2015
System for Automated Geoscientific Analyses (SAGA) v. 2.1.4
O. Conrad, B. Bechtel, M. Bock, H. Dietrich, E. Fischer, L. Gerlitz, J. Wehberg, V. Wichmann, and J. Böhner
Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 1991-2007,, 2015 | 10,538 views
07 Sep 2011
The HadGEM2 family of Met Office Unified Model climate configurations
The HadGEM2 Development Team: G. M. Martin, N. Bellouin, W. J. Collins, I. D. Culverwell, P. R. Halloran, S. C. Hardiman, T. J. Hinton, C. D. Jones, R. E. McDonald, A. J. McLaren, F. M. O'Connor, M. J. Roberts, J. M. Rodriguez, S. Woodward, M. J. Best, M. E. Brooks, A. R. Brown, N. Butchart, C. Dearden, S. H. Derbyshire, I. Dharssi, M. Doutriaux-Boucher, J. M. Edwards, P. D. Falloon, N. Gedney, L. J. Gray, H. T. Hewitt, M. Hobson, M. R. Huddleston, J. Hughes, S. Ineson, W. J. Ingram, P. M. James, T. C. Johns, C. E. Johnson, A. Jones, C. P. Jones, M. M. Joshi, A. B. Keen, S. Liddicoat, A. P. Lock, A. V. Maidens, J. C. Manners, S. F. Milton, J. G. L. Rae, J. K. Ridley, A. Sellar, C. A. Senior, I. J. Totterdell, A. Verhoef, P. L. Vidale, and A. Wiltshire
Geosci. Model Dev., 4, 723-757,, 2011 | 10,404 views
04 Oct 2011
MIROC-ESM 2010: model description and basic results of CMIP5-20c3m experiments
S. Watanabe, T. Hajima, K. Sudo, T. Nagashima, T. Takemura, H. Okajima, T. Nozawa, H. Kawase, M. Abe, T. Yokohata, T. Ise, H. Sato, E. Kato, K. Takata, S. Emori, and M. Kawamiya
Geosci. Model Dev., 4, 845-872,, 2011 | 10,377 views
07 Feb 2013
The Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate Model Intercomparison Project (ACCMIP): overview and description of models, simulations and climate diagnostics
J.-F. Lamarque, D. T. Shindell, B. Josse, P. J. Young, I. Cionni, V. Eyring, D. Bergmann, P. Cameron-Smith, W. J. Collins, R. Doherty, S. Dalsoren, G. Faluvegi, G. Folberth, S. J. Ghan, L. W. Horowitz, Y. H. Lee, I. A. MacKenzie, T. Nagashima, V. Naik, D. Plummer, M. Righi, S. T. Rumbold, M. Schulz, R. B. Skeie, D. S. Stevenson, S. Strode, K. Sudo, S. Szopa, A. Voulgarakis, and G. Zeng
Geosci. Model Dev., 6, 179-206,, 2013 | 9,846 views
01 Nov 2013
The Lagrangian particle dispersion model FLEXPART-WRF version 3.1
J. Brioude, D. Arnold, A. Stohl, M. Cassiani, D. Morton, P. Seibert, W. Angevine, S. Evan, A. Dingwell, J. D. Fast, R. C. Easter, I. Pisso, J. Burkhart, and G. Wotawa
Geosci. Model Dev., 6, 1889-1904,, 2013 | 9,615 views
27 Oct 2010
Implementation and evaluation of a new methane model within a dynamic global vegetation model: LPJ-WHyMe v1.3.1
R. Wania, I. Ross, and I. C. Prentice
Geosci. Model Dev., 3, 565-584,, 2010 | 8,756 views
12 Sep 2014
Description and basic evaluation of Beijing Normal University Earth System Model (BNU-ESM) version 1
D. Ji, L. Wang, J. Feng, Q. Wu, H. Cheng, Q. Zhang, J. Yang, W. Dong, Y. Dai, D. Gong, R.-H. Zhang, X. Wang, J. Liu, J. C. Moore, D. Chen, and M. Zhou
Geosci. Model Dev., 7, 2039-2064,, 2014 | 8,266 views
24 May 2013
The Norwegian Earth System Model, NorESM1-M – Part 1: Description and basic evaluation of the physical climate
M. Bentsen, I. Bethke, J. B. Debernard, T. Iversen, A. Kirkevåg, Ø. Seland, H. Drange, C. Roelandt, I. A. Seierstad, C. Hoose, and J. E. Kristjánsson
Geosci. Model Dev., 6, 687-720,, 2013 | 8,247 views
21 Oct 2013
Intercomparison of temperature trends in IPCC CMIP5 simulations with observations, reanalyses and CMIP3 models
J. Xu, A. M. Powell Jr., and L. Zhao
Geosci. Model Dev., 6, 1705-1714,, 2013 | 8,247 views
20 Jul 2011
The Fire INventory from NCAR (FINN): a high resolution global model to estimate the emissions from open burning
C. Wiedinmyer, S. K. Akagi, R. J. Yokelson, L. K. Emmons, J. A. Al-Saadi, J. J. Orlando, and A. J. Soja
Geosci. Model Dev., 4, 625-641,, 2011 | 8,074 views
21 Jan 2011
Climate forcing reconstructions for use in PMIP simulations of the last millennium (v1.0)
G. A. Schmidt, J. H. Jungclaus, C. M. Ammann, E. Bard, P. Braconnot, T. J. Crowley, G. Delaygue, F. Joos, N. A. Krivova, R. Muscheler, B. L. Otto-Bliesner, J. Pongratz, D. T. Shindell, S. K. Solanki, F. Steinhilber, and L. E. A. Vieira
Geosci. Model Dev., 4, 33-45,, 2011 | 7,950 views
10 Jul 2014
Regional climate modeling on European scales: a joint standard evaluation of the EURO-CORDEX RCM ensemble
S. Kotlarski, K. Keuler, O. B. Christensen, A. Colette, M. Déqué, A. Gobiet, K. Goergen, D. Jacob, D. Lüthi, E. van Meijgaard, G. Nikulin, C. Schär, C. Teichmann, R. Vautard, K. Warrach-Sagi, and V. Wulfmeyer
Geosci. Model Dev., 7, 1297-1333,, 2014 | 7,812 views
03 Dec 2014
GEOtop 2.0: simulating the combined energy and water balance at and below the land surface accounting for soil freezing, snow cover and terrain effects
S. Endrizzi, S. Gruber, M. Dall'Amico, and R. Rigon
Geosci. Model Dev., 7, 2831-2857,, 2014 | 7,752 views
22 Jun 2017
Solar forcing for CMIP6 (v3.2)
Katja Matthes, Bernd Funke, Monika E. Andersson, Luke Barnard, Jürg Beer, Paul Charbonneau, Mark A. Clilverd, Thierry Dudok de Wit, Margit Haberreiter, Aaron Hendry, Charles H. Jackman, Matthieu Kretzschmar, Tim Kruschke, Markus Kunze, Ulrike Langematz, Daniel R. Marsh, Amanda C. Maycock, Stergios Misios, Craig J. Rodger, Adam A. Scaife, Annika Seppälä, Ming Shangguan, Miriam Sinnhuber, Kleareti Tourpali, Ilya Usoskin, Max van de Kamp, Pekka T. Verronen, and Stefan Versick
Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 2247-2302,, 2017 | 7,630 views
05 Jun 2013
The ICON-1.2 hydrostatic atmospheric dynamical core on triangular grids – Part 1: Formulation and performance of the baseline version
H. Wan, M. A. Giorgetta, G. Zängl, M. Restelli, D. Majewski, L. Bonaventura, K. Fröhlich, D. Reinert, P. Rípodas, L. Kornblueh, and J. Förstner
Geosci. Model Dev., 6, 735-763,, 2013 | 7,496 views
01 Sep 2011
The Joint UK Land Environment Simulator (JULES), model description – Part 1: Energy and water fluxes
M. J. Best, M. Pryor, D. B. Clark, G. G. Rooney, R .L. H. Essery, C. B. Ménard, J. M. Edwards, M. A. Hendry, A. Porson, N. Gedney, L. M. Mercado, S. Sitch, E. Blyth, O. Boucher, P. M. Cox, C. S. B. Grimmond, and R. J. Harding
Geosci. Model Dev., 4, 677-699,, 2011 | 7,414 views
16 Nov 2011
Plant functional type mapping for earth system models
B. Poulter, P. Ciais, E. Hodson, H. Lischke, F. Maignan, S. Plummer, and N. E. Zimmermann
Geosci. Model Dev., 4, 993-1010,, 2011 | 7,290 views
30 Jan 2012
Climate forcing reconstructions for use in PMIP simulations of the Last Millennium (v1.1)
G. A. Schmidt, J. H. Jungclaus, C. M. Ammann, E. Bard, P. Braconnot, T. J. Crowley, G. Delaygue, F. Joos, N. A. Krivova, R. Muscheler, B. L. Otto-Bliesner, J. Pongratz, D. T. Shindell, S. K. Solanki, F. Steinhilber, and L. E. A. Vieira
Geosci. Model Dev., 5, 185-191,, 2012 | 7,276 views
15 May 2013
Present state of global wetland extent and wetland methane modelling: methodology of a model inter-comparison project (WETCHIMP)
R. Wania, J. R. Melton, E. L. Hodson, B. Poulter, B. Ringeval, R. Spahni, T. Bohn, C. A. Avis, G. Chen, A. V. Eliseev, P. O. Hopcroft, W. J. Riley, Z. M. Subin, H. Tian, P. M. van Bodegom, T. Kleinen, Z. C. Yu, J. S. Singarayer, S. Zürcher, D. P. Lettenmaier, D. J. Beerling, S. N. Denisov, C. Prigent, F. Papa, and J. O. Kaplan
Geosci. Model Dev., 6, 617-641,, 2013 | 7,131 views
29 Jan 2013
CLM4-BeTR, a generic biogeochemical transport and reaction module for CLM4: model development, evaluation, and application
J. Y. Tang, W. J. Riley, C. D. Koven, and Z. M. Subin
Geosci. Model Dev., 6, 127-140,, 2013 | 6,965 views
31 May 2017
Historical greenhouse gas concentrations for climate modelling (CMIP6)
Malte Meinshausen, Elisabeth Vogel, Alexander Nauels, Katja Lorbacher, Nicolai Meinshausen, David M. Etheridge, Paul J. Fraser, Stephen A. Montzka, Peter J. Rayner, Cathy M. Trudinger, Paul B. Krummel, Urs Beyerle, Josep G. Canadell, John S. Daniel, Ian G. Enting, Rachel M. Law, Chris R. Lunder, Simon O'Doherty, Ron G. Prinn, Stefan Reimann, Mauro Rubino, Guus J. M. Velders, Martin K. Vollmer, Ray H. J. Wang, and Ray Weiss
Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 2057-2116,, 2017 | 6,911 views
06 Nov 2012
Development of high resolution land surface parameters for the Community Land Model
Y. Ke, L. R. Leung, M. Huang, A. M. Coleman, H. Li, and M. S. Wigmosta
Geosci. Model Dev., 5, 1341-1362,, 2012 | 6,867 views
03 May 2012
Importance of the surface size distribution of erodible material: an improvement on the Dust Entrainment And Deposition (DEAD) Model
M. Mokhtari, L. Gomes, P. Tulet, and T. Rezoug
Geosci. Model Dev., 5, 581-598,, 2012 | 6,770 views
24 Aug 2012
Models of soil organic matter decomposition: the SoilR package, version 1.0
C. A. Sierra, M. Müller, and S. E. Trumbore
Geosci. Model Dev., 5, 1045-1060,, 2012 | 6,666 views
17 Jul 2012
Modelling sub-grid wetland in the ORCHIDEE global land surface model: evaluation against river discharges and remotely sensed data
B. Ringeval, B. Decharme, S. L. Piao, P. Ciais, F. Papa, N. de Noblet-Ducoudré, C. Prigent, P. Friedlingstein, I. Gouttevin, C. Koven, and A. Ducharne
Geosci. Model Dev., 5, 941-962,, 2012 | 6,636 views
10 Nov 2014
Recent development of the Met Office operational ocean forecasting system: an overview and assessment of the new Global FOAM forecasts
E. W. Blockley, M. J. Martin, A. J. McLaren, A. G. Ryan, J. Waters, D. J. Lea, I. Mirouze, K. A. Peterson, A. Sellar, and D. Storkey
Geosci. Model Dev., 7, 2613-2638,, 2014 | 6,485 views
07 Apr 2010
The Meteorology-Chemistry Interface Processor (MCIP) for the CMAQ modeling system: updates through MCIPv3.4.1
T. L. Otte and J. E. Pleim
Geosci. Model Dev., 3, 243-256,, 2010 | 6,455 views
09 Apr 2013
Inclusion of ash and SO2 emissions from volcanic eruptions in WRF-Chem: development and some applications
M. Stuefer, S. R. Freitas, G. Grell, P. Webley, S. Peckham, S. A. McKeen, and S. D. Egan
Geosci. Model Dev., 6, 457-468,, 2013 | 6,444 views
01 Sep 2011
The Joint UK Land Environment Simulator (JULES), model description – Part 2: Carbon fluxes and vegetation dynamics
D. B. Clark, L. M. Mercado, S. Sitch, C. D. Jones, N. Gedney, M. J. Best, M. Pryor, G. G. Rooney, R. L. H. Essery, E. Blyth, O. Boucher, R. J. Harding, C. Huntingford, and P. M. Cox
Geosci. Model Dev., 4, 701-722,, 2011 | 6,402 views
13 Oct 2010
Description and evaluation of GLOMAP-mode: a modal global aerosol microphysics model for the UKCA composition-climate model
G. W. Mann, K. S. Carslaw, D. V. Spracklen, D. A. Ridley, P. T. Manktelow, M. P. Chipperfield, S. J. Pickering, and C. E. Johnson
Geosci. Model Dev., 3, 519-551,, 2010 | 6,222 views
30 Aug 2013
Mathematics of the total alkalinity–pH equation – pathway to robust and universal solution algorithms: the SolveSAPHE package v1.0.1
G. Munhoven
Geosci. Model Dev., 6, 1367-1388,, 2013 | 6,082 views
16 Jul 2013
The SURFEXv7.2 land and ocean surface platform for coupled or offline simulation of earth surface variables and fluxes
V. Masson, P. Le Moigne, E. Martin, S. Faroux, A. Alias, R. Alkama, S. Belamari, A. Barbu, A. Boone, F. Bouyssel, P. Brousseau, E. Brun, J.-C. Calvet, D. Carrer, B. Decharme, C. Delire, S. Donier, K. Essaouini, A.-L. Gibelin, H. Giordani, F. Habets, M. Jidane, G. Kerdraon, E. Kourzeneva, M. Lafaysse, S. Lafont, C. Lebeaupin Brossier, A. Lemonsu, J.-F. Mahfouf, P. Marguinaud, M. Mokhtari, S. Morin, G. Pigeon, R. Salgado, Y. Seity, F. Taillefer, G. Tanguy, P. Tulet, B. Vincendon, V. Vionnet, and A. Voldoire
Geosci. Model Dev., 6, 929-960,, 2013 | 5,937 views
08 Sep 2014
Short ensembles: an efficient method for discerning climate-relevant sensitivities in atmospheric general circulation models
H. Wan, P. J. Rasch, K. Zhang, Y. Qian, H. Yan, and C. Zhao
Geosci. Model Dev., 7, 1961-1977,, 2014 | 5,916 views
04 Mar 2013
Evaluation of the carbon cycle components in the Norwegian Earth System Model (NorESM)
J. F. Tjiputra, C. Roelandt, M. Bentsen, D. M. Lawrence, T. Lorentzen, J. Schwinger, Ø. Seland, and C. Heinze
Geosci. Model Dev., 6, 301-325,, 2013 | 5,757 views
17 Dec 2013
The North American Carbon Program Multi-Scale Synthesis and Terrestrial Model Intercomparison Project – Part 1: Overview and experimental design
D. N. Huntzinger, C. Schwalm, A. M. Michalak, K. Schaefer, A. W. King, Y. Wei, A. Jacobson, S. Liu, R. B. Cook, W. M. Post, G. Berthier, D. Hayes, M. Huang, A. Ito, H. Lei, C. Lu, J. Mao, C. H. Peng, S. Peng, B. Poulter, D. Riccuito, X. Shi, H. Tian, W. Wang, N. Zeng, F. Zhao, and Q. Zhu
Geosci. Model Dev., 6, 2121-2133,, 2013 | 5,756 views
21 Jan 2016
Modeling global water use for the 21st century: the Water Futures and Solutions (WFaS) initiative and its approaches
Y. Wada, M. Flörke, N. Hanasaki, S. Eisner, G. Fischer, S. Tramberend, Y. Satoh, M. T. H. van Vliet, P. Yillia, C. Ringler, P. Burek, and D. Wiberg
Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 175-222,, 2016 | 5,707 views
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