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Title: The E3SM version 1 single-column model

Abstract

The single-column model (SCM) functionality of the Energy Exascale Earth System Model version 1 (E3SMv1) is described in this paper. The E3SM SCM was adopted from the SCM used in the Community Atmosphere Model (CAM) but has evolved significantly since then. We describe changes made to the aerosol specification in the SCM, idealizations, and developments made so that the SCM uses the same dynamical core as the full general circulation model (GCM) component. Based on these changes, we describe and demonstrate the seamless capability to “replay” a GCM column using the SCM. We give an overview of the E3SM case library and briefly describe which cases may serve as useful proxies for replicating and investigate some long-standing biases in the full GCM runs while demonstrating that the E3SM SCM is an efficient tool for both model development and evaluation.

Authors:
 [1]; ORCiD logo [1];  [1];  [1]; ORCiD logo [2]; ORCiD logo [3]
  1. Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
  2. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
  3. Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO (United States); National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Boulder, CO (United States)
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Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER)
OSTI Identifier:
1670657
Report Number(s):
BNL-219901-2020-JAAM
Journal ID: ISSN 1991-9603
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0012704; SC0018650; AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Geoscientific Model Development (Online)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 13; Journal Issue: 9; Journal ID: ISSN 1991-9603
Publisher:
European Geosciences Union
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

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Bogenschutz, Peter A., Tang, Shuaiqi, Caldwell, Peter M., Xie, Shaocheng, Lin, Wuyin, and Chen, Yao-Sheng. The E3SM version 1 single-column model. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.5194/gmd-13-4443-2020.
Bogenschutz, Peter A., Tang, Shuaiqi, Caldwell, Peter M., Xie, Shaocheng, Lin, Wuyin, & Chen, Yao-Sheng. The E3SM version 1 single-column model. United States. doi:10.5194/gmd-13-4443-2020.
Bogenschutz, Peter A., Tang, Shuaiqi, Caldwell, Peter M., Xie, Shaocheng, Lin, Wuyin, and Chen, Yao-Sheng. Wed . "The E3SM version 1 single-column model". United States. doi:10.5194/gmd-13-4443-2020. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1670657.
@article{osti_1670657,
title = {The E3SM version 1 single-column model},
author = {Bogenschutz, Peter A. and Tang, Shuaiqi and Caldwell, Peter M. and Xie, Shaocheng and Lin, Wuyin and Chen, Yao-Sheng},
abstractNote = {The single-column model (SCM) functionality of the Energy Exascale Earth System Model version 1 (E3SMv1) is described in this paper. The E3SM SCM was adopted from the SCM used in the Community Atmosphere Model (CAM) but has evolved significantly since then. We describe changes made to the aerosol specification in the SCM, idealizations, and developments made so that the SCM uses the same dynamical core as the full general circulation model (GCM) component. Based on these changes, we describe and demonstrate the seamless capability to “replay” a GCM column using the SCM. We give an overview of the E3SM case library and briefly describe which cases may serve as useful proxies for replicating and investigate some long-standing biases in the full GCM runs while demonstrating that the E3SM SCM is an efficient tool for both model development and evaluation.},
doi = {10.5194/gmd-13-4443-2020},
journal = {Geoscientific Model Development (Online)},
issn = {1991-9603},
number = 9,
volume = 13,
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {9}
}

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