EC-Earth3

EC-Earth3 is developed by the EC-Earth consortium. There are eight different (tuned) EC-Earth3 configurations which ares used for climate change projections, predictions and process studies. EC-Earth3 is prepared for the 6th phase of the Climate Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP6).

EC-Earth3 configurations

 

EC-Earth3 configuration atmosphere      ocean      vegetation        atmospheric chemistry marine biogeo-chemistry land ice   CMIP6 MIP list in which the configuration participated
  IFS NEMO LPJ-GUESS TM5 PISCES PISM  
EC-Earth3 CMIP,DCPP,LS3MIP,PAMIP,RFMIP,ScenarioMIP,VolMIP,CORDEX,DynVarMIP,SIMIP,VIACSAB
EC-Earth3-LR CMIP,PMIP
EC-Earth3-Veg CDRMIP,CMIP,LUMIP,LS3MIP,ScenarioMIP
EC-Earth3-Veg-LR CMIP,PMIP,ScenarioMIP
EC-Earth3-AerChem AerChemMIP,CMIP,RFMIP
EC-Earth3-CC C4MIP,DCPP,CDRMIP,CMIP,LUMIP,OMIP,ScenarioMIP
EC-Earth3-GrisIS CMIP,ISMIP6,PMIP
EC-Earth3-HR CMIP,DCPP,HighResMIP

 

The EC-Earth3 model description paper is published in GMD:

The EC-Earth3-AerChem model description paper is published in GMD:

  • van Noije et al: EC-Earth3-AerChem: a global climate model with interactive aerosols and atmospheric chemistry participating in CMIP6 , Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 5637–5668, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-5637-2021, 2021.