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Setup of the Pmip3 Paleoclimate Experiments Conducted Using an Earth System Model, Miroc-esm : Volume 5, Issue 3 (03/09/2012)

By Sueyoshi, T.

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Title: Setup of the Pmip3 Paleoclimate Experiments Conducted Using an Earth System Model, Miroc-esm : Volume 5, Issue 3 (03/09/2012)  
Author: Sueyoshi, T.
Volume: Vol. 5, Issue 3
Language: English
Subject: Science, Geoscientific, Model
Collections: Periodicals: Journal and Magazine Collection (Contemporary), Copernicus GmbH
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2012
Publisher: Copernicus Gmbh, Göttingen, Germany
Member Page: Copernicus Publications

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Yamamoto, A., Abe-Ouchi, A., Chikamoto, M. O., Yoshimori, M., O'ishi, R., Sueyoshi, T.,...Abe, M. (2012). Setup of the Pmip3 Paleoclimate Experiments Conducted Using an Earth System Model, Miroc-esm : Volume 5, Issue 3 (03/09/2012). Retrieved from http://www.ebooklibrary.org/


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Description: Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, 3173-25, Showa-machi Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama City, 236-0001, Japan. The importance of climate model evaluation using paleoclimate simulations for better future climate projections has been recognized by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. In recent years, Earth System Models (ESMs) were developed to investigate carbon-cycle climate feedback, as well as to project the future climate. Paleoclimate events, especially those associated with the variations in atmospheric CO2 level or land vegetation, provide suitable benchmarks to evaluate ESMs. Here we present implementations of the paleoclimate experiments proposed by the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project phase 5/Paleoclimate Modelling Intercomparison Project phase 3 (CMIP5/PMIP3) using an Earth System Model, MIROC-ESM. In this paper, experimental settings and procedures of the mid-Holocene, the Last Glacial Maximum, and the Last Millennium experiments are explained. The first two experiments are time slice experiments and the last one is a transient experiment. The complexity of the model requires various steps to correctly configure the experiments. Several basic outputs are also shown.

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Setup of the PMIP3 paleoclimate experiments conducted using an Earth System Model, MIROC-ESM

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