Tracking Improvement in Simulated Marine Biogeochemistry Between CMIP5 and CMIP6

Type Article
Date 2020-09
Language English
Author(s) Seferian RolandORCID1, Berthet SarahORCID1, Yool AndrewORCID2, Palmieri JulienORCID2, Bopp Laurent3, Tagliabue AlessandroORCID4, Kwiatkowski LesterORCID5, Aumont Olivier5, Christian James6, Dunne JohnORCID7, Gehlen Marion8, Ilyina TatianaORCID9, John Jasmin G.7, Li Hongmei9, Long Matthew C10, Luo Jessica Y.7, Nakano Hideyuki11, Romanou Anastasia12, Schwinger Jorg13, Stock Charles7, Santana-Falcon Yeray1, Takano Yohei9, 14, Tjiputra JerryORCID13, Tsujino Hiroyuki11, Watanabe Michio15, Wu Tongwen16, Wu Fanghua16, Yamamoto Akitomo15
Affiliation(s) 1 : Univ Toulouse, CNRS, Meteo France, CNRM, Toulouse, France.
2 : Natl Oceanog Ctr, European Way, Southampton SO14 3ZH, Hants, England.
3 : PSL Univ, Sorbonne Univ, Univ PSL, Ecole Polytech,LMD IPSL,Ecole Normale Super,CNRS, Paris, France.
4 : Univ Liverpool, Sch Environm Sci, Liverpool, Merseyside, England.
5 : Sorbonne Univ, LOCEAN Lab, CNRS, IRD,MNHN, Paris, France.
6 : Canadian Ctr Climate Modelling & Anal, Victoria, BC, Canada.
7 : NOAA, Geophys Fluid Dynam Lab, Princeton, NJ USA.
8 : Univ Paris Saclay, LSCE IPSL, Gif Sur Yvette, France.
9 : Max Planck Inst Meteorol, Hamburg, Germany.
10 : Natl Ctr Atmospher Res, POB 3000, Boulder, CO 80307 USA.
11 : JMA Meteorol Res Inst, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.
12 : NASA, Goddard Inst Space Studies, New York, NY 10025 USA.
13 : Bjerknes Ctr Climate Res, NORCE Climate, Bergen, Norway.
14 : Los Alamos Natl Lab, Los Alamos, NM USA.
15 : Japan Agcy Marine Earth Sci & Technol JAMSTEC, Res Ctr Environm Modeling & Applicat, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan.
16 : China Meteorol Adm, Beijing Climate Ctr, Beijing, Peoples R China.
Source Current Climate Change Reports (2198-6061) (Springer Heidelberg), 2020-09 , Vol. 6 , N. 3 , P. 95-119
DOI 10.1007/s40641-020-00160-0
WOS© Times Cited 129
Keyword(s) Marine Biogeochemistry, CMIP5, CMIP6, Biogeochemistry-Climate Feedbacks, Model Performance

Purpose of Review The changes or updates in ocean biogeochemistry component have been mapped between CMIP5 and CMIP6 model versions, and an assessment made of how far these have led to improvements in the simulated mean state of marine biogeochemical models within the current generation of Earth system models (ESMs). Recent Findings The representation of marine biogeochemistry has progressed within the current generation of Earth system models. However, it remains difficult to identify which model updates are responsible for a given improvement. In addition, the full potential of marine biogeochemistry in terms of Earth system interactions and climate feedback remains poorly examined in the current generation of Earth system models. Increasing availability of ocean biogeochemical data, as well as an improved understanding of the underlying processes, allows advances in the marine biogeochemical components of the current generation of ESMs. The present study scrutinizes the extent to which marine biogeochemistry components of ESMs have progressed between the 5th and the 6th phases of the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP).

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Seferian Roland, Berthet Sarah, Yool Andrew, Palmieri Julien, Bopp Laurent, Tagliabue Alessandro, Kwiatkowski Lester, Aumont Olivier, Christian James, Dunne John, Gehlen Marion, Ilyina Tatiana, John Jasmin G., Li Hongmei, Long Matthew C, Luo Jessica Y., Nakano Hideyuki, Romanou Anastasia, Schwinger Jorg, Stock Charles, Santana-Falcon Yeray, Takano Yohei, Tjiputra Jerry, Tsujino Hiroyuki, Watanabe Michio, Wu Tongwen, Wu Fanghua, Yamamoto Akitomo (2020). Tracking Improvement in Simulated Marine Biogeochemistry Between CMIP5 and CMIP6. Current Climate Change Reports, 6(3), 95-119. Publisher's official version : , Open Access version :