High resolution improves model accuracy and allows important small-scale processes to be simulated, reducing dependence on uncertain parameterizations. Model resolution is limited by computing power. Climate models are carefully designed to “fit” into a target computer.
- Seasonal Forecasts of Major Hurricanes and Landfalling Tropical Cyclones using a High-Resolution GFDL Coupled Climate Model
- Enhanced warming of the northwest Atlantic Ocean under climate change
- Simulation and Prediction of Category 4 and 5 Hurricanes in the High-Resolution GFDL HiFLOR Coupled Climate Model
- Role of mesoscale eddies in cross-frontal transport of heat and biogeochemical tracers in the Southern Ocean
- Impacts on ocean heat from transient mesoscale eddies in a hierarchy of climate models
- Has Coarse Ocean Resolution Biased Simulations of Transient Climate Sensitivity?
- Response to CO2 doubling of the Atlantic Hurricane Main Development Region in a High-Resolution Climate Model
Apr 15 2013
- Controls of Global Snow Under Climate Change
Feb 15 2013
- Some counter-intuitive dependencies of tropical cyclone frequency on parameters in a GCM
Apr 20 2012
- A Model Study of Heat Waves over North America: Meteorological Aspects and Projections for the 21st Century
Mar 12 2012
- Delworth et al: Simulated climate and climate change in the GFDL CM2.5 high-resolution coupled climate model. Journal of Climate.