Articles | Volume 17, issue 2
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 1543–1555, 2017

Special issue: Global and regional assessment of intercontinental transport...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 1543–1555, 2017

Technical note 31 Jan 2017

Technical note | 31 Jan 2017

Technical note: Coordination and harmonization of the multi-scale, multi-model activities HTAP2, AQMEII3, and MICS-Asia3: simulations, emission inventories, boundary conditions, and model output formats

Stefano Galmarini et al.

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We present an overview of the coordinated global numerical modelling experiments performed during 2012–2016 by the Task Force on Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollution (TF HTAP), the regional experiments by the Air Quality Model Evaluation International Initiative (AQMEII) over Europe and North America, and the Model Intercomparison Study for Asia (MICS-Asia). Given the organizational complexity of bringing together these three initiatives, the experiment organization is presented.
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