Exploration of the causes and effects of some CCSM biases. G. Danabasoglu and W. G. Large NCAR. PART I: warm SST biases off the western coasts of continents. better SSTs are important due to remote effects, particularly on tropical precipitation (ITCZ).
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G. Danabasoglu and W. G. Large
PART I: warm SST biases off the western coasts of continents
PART II: phase of the seasonal cycle of SST in the eastern Equatorial Pacific
MODEL SSTs OR CERTAIN FORCING FIELDS ARE MODIFIED IN SPECIFIED REGIONS
LEVITUS SST, GISS (1984-2000) SWNET AND LWDN, QSCAT (2000-01) WINDS
10-YEAR COUPLED INTEGRATIONS WITH LEVITUS INITIAL CONDITIONS
RESULTS SHOWN REPRESENT THE LAST 5-YEAR MEANS
SWNET heat flux
meridional wind stress
CAM winds (U and V)