2. CMIP5 archive of NorESM results

NorESM1-M contributes to the 5th phase of the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP5):

CMIP5:

  • Project under World Climate Research Programme (WCRP)

  • Since 1995 CMIP has coordinated climate model experiments

  • Defines common experiment protocols, forcings and output.

Advantages:

  • Several models perform the same experiments (enabeling comparisons across models and multi-model ensembles)

  • Homogenized and standardized outputs (including variable names). More specifically, all data is in compliance with the standards of the Climate Model Output Rewriter (CMOR).

2.1. Data access

2.1.1. The Earth System Grid Federation (ESGF):

All data is CMOR-ized and available from:

2.1.2. The (Norwegian) National Infrastructure for Research Data (NIRD)

All NIRD users can access the archive of CMOR-ized CMIP5 NorESM data under project NS9034K:

/projects/NS9034K/CMIP5/

2.2. References

Bentsen, M., Bethke, I., Debernard, J. B., Iversen, T., Kirkevåg, A., Seland, Ø., Drange, H., Roelandt, C., Seierstad, I. A., Hoose, C., and Kristjánsson, J. E.: The Norwegian Earth System Model, NorESM1-M – Part 1: Description and basic evaluation of the physical climate, Geosci. Model Dev., 6, 687–720, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-6-687-2013, 2013.

Iversen, T., Bentsen, M., Bethke, I., Debernard, J. B., Kirkevåg, A., Seland, Ø., Drange, H., Kristjansson, J. E., Medhaug, I., Sand, M., and Seierstad, I. A.: The Norwegian Earth System Model, NorESM1-M – Part 2: Climate response and scenario projections, Geosci. Model Dev., 6, 389–415, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-6-389-2013, 2013.

Kirkevåg, A., Iversen, T., Seland, Ø., Hoose, C., Kristjánsson, J. E., Struthers, H., Ekman, A. M. L., Ghan, S., Griesfeller, J., Nilsson, E. D., and Schulz, M.: Aerosol–climate interactions in the Norwegian Earth System Model – NorESM1-M, Geosci. Model Dev., 6, 207–244, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-6-207-2013, 2013.

Tjiputra, J. F., C. Roelandt, M. Bentsen, D. M. Lawrence, T. Lorentzen, J. Schwinger, Ø. Seland, and C. Heinze Geosci. Model Dev.: Evaluation of the carbon cycle components in the Norwegian Earth System Model (NorESM), 6, 301–325, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-6-301-2013, 2013.