Campus Units

Geological and Atmospheric Sciences

Document Type

Article

Publication Version

Published Version

Publication Date

2016

Journal or Book Title

Geoscientific Model Development

Volume

9

Issue

11

First Page

4087

Last Page

4095

DOI

10.5194/gmd-9-4087-2016

Abstract

The COordinated Regional Downscaling EXper- iment (CORDEX) is a diagnostic model intercomparison project (MIP) in CMIP6. CORDEX builds on a foundation of previous downscaling intercomparison projects to provide a common framework for downscaling activities around the world. The CORDEX Regional Challenges provide a fo- cus for downscaling research and a basis for making use of CMIP6 global climate model (GCM) output to produce downscaled projected changes in regional climates and as- sess sources of uncertainties in the projections, all of which can potentially be distilled into climate change information for vulnerability, impacts and adaptation studies. CORDEX Flagship Pilot Studies advance regional downscaling by tar- geting one or more of the CORDEX Regional Challenges. A CORDEX-CORE framework is planned that will produce a baseline set of homogeneous high-resolution, downscaled projections for regions worldwide. In CMIP6, CORDEX coordinates with ScenarioMIP and is structured to allow cross comparisons with HighResMIP and interaction with the CMIP6 VIACS Advisory Board.

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This article is published as Gutowski Jr, William J., Filippo Giorgi, Bertrand Timbal, Anne Frigon, Daniela Jacob, Hyun-Suk Kang, Krishnan Raghavan et al. "WCRP coordinated regional downscaling experiment (CORDEX): a diagnostic MIP for CMIP6." Geoscientific Model Development 9, no. 11 (2016): 4087-4095. doi: 10.5194/gmd-9-4087-2016. Posted with permission.

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