Model ECHAM1+LSG: Elaborations

Note: The ECHAM1 + LSG model was jointly sponsored by the Max Planck Institut für Meteorologie (MPI) and the Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum (DKRZ).


Model ECHAM1+LSG is an entry in the CMIP1 intercomparison only.


The procedure for spinup/initialization to the simulation starting point of the MPI (ECHAM1+LSG) coupled model is as follows (references: Cubasch et al. 1992, von Storch et al. 1997, personal communication U. Cubasch):

Land Surface Processes

Sea Ice

Chief Differences from Closest AMIP Model

Aside from its use of coarser horizontal resolution, the atmospheric component of the MPI (ECHAM1 + LSG) coupled model differs from AMIP model MPI ECHAM3 (T42 L19) 1992 chiefly in the following respects (cf. Roeckner et al. 1992 for further details):


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