Pliocene Model Intercomparison (PlioMIP) Phase 2: scientific objectives and experimental design

Haywood, Alan, Dowsett, Harry, Dolan, Aisling, Rowley, David, Abe-Ouchi, Ayako, Otto-Bliesner, Bette, Chandler, Mark, Hunter, Stephen, Lunt, Daniel, Pound, Matthew and Salzmann, Ulrich (2015) Pliocene Model Intercomparison (PlioMIP) Phase 2: scientific objectives and experimental design. Climate of the Past Discussions, 11 (4). pp. 4003-4038. ISSN 1814-9359

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Abstract

The Pliocene Model Intercomparison Project (PlioMIP) is a co-ordinated international climate modelling initiative to study and understand climate and environments of the Late Pliocene, and their potential relevance in the context of future climate change. PlioMIP operates under the umbrella of the Palaeoclimate Modelling Intercomparison Project (PMIP), which examines multiple intervals in Earth history, the consistency of model predictions in simulating these intervals and their ability to reproduce climate signals preserved in geological climate archives.

This paper provides a thorough model intercomparison project description, and documents the experimental design in a detailed way. Specifically, this paper describes the experimental design and boundary conditions that will be utilised for the experiments in Phase 2 of PlioMIP.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: F800 Physical and Terrestrial Geographical and Environmental Sciences
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Geography and Environmental Sciences
Depositing User: Ay Okpokam
Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2015 12:06
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2016 23:24
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/24543

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