Articles | Volume 21, issue 5
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 3317–3343, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-3317-2021

Special issue: The Model Intercomparison Project on the climatic response...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 3317–3343, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-3317-2021

Research article 04 Mar 2021

Research article | 04 Mar 2021

Model physics and chemistry causing intermodel disagreement within the VolMIP-Tambora Interactive Stratospheric Aerosol ensemble

Margot Clyne et al.

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This study finds how and why five state-of-the-art global climate models with interactive stratospheric aerosols differ when simulating the aftermath of large volcanic injections as part of the Model Intercomparison Project on the climatic response to Volcanic forcing (VolMIP). We identify and explain the consequences of significant disparities in the underlying physics and chemistry currently in some of the models, which are problems likely not unique to the models participating in this study.
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