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CMUG media output

This page holds CMUG material used in outreach activities, as well as a list of scientific publications.

Presentations from the Eighth CMUG Integration Meeting, October 2018

CMUG Newsletter 6, January 2016

CMUG Overview Newsletter, August 2015

CMUG Newsletter 5, June 2015

Presentations from the fifth CCI integration meeting, SMHI, Norrkoping, Sweden, 26-28 May 2015

CMUG Newsletter 4, September 2014

Presentations from the fourth CCI integration meeting, Met Office, Exeter, UK, 2 to 4 June 2014

CMUG Newsletter 3, January 2013

CMUG presentation at EC-Earth project meeting, ECMWF, UK, 30 May 2012

Presentations and output from the second CCI integration meeting, MétéoFrance, Toulouse, France, 14 to 16 May 2012

CMUG presentation at GCOS AOPC meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, 4 May 2012

CMUG poster presented at Planet Under Pressure Conference, London, 26 to 30 March 2012

CMUG poster presented at WCRP, Denver, 24 to 28 October 2011

Presentations and output from the CCI colocation meeting, ESRIN, from 12 to 14 October 2011

CMUG Newsletter 2, October 2011

CMUG article on pages 47-48 of CLIVAR Exchanges Newsletter (No. 56, Vol. 16, No. 2, May 2011) on the topic of CMIP-5.

Presentations and output from the CCI integration meeting, ECMWF, from 14 to 16 March 2011

CMUG Newsletter 1, December 2010

CMUG presentation given at 14th Session of WGCM, Exeter, UK, 6 October 2010

CMUG questionnaire, June 2010

CMUG presentation to ESA general assembly, Bergen, Norway, June 2010

Flyer presented at EGU meeting, Vienna, May 2010

Article in Gewex newsletter, May 2010

Scientific publications

Adloff F., G. Jordà, S. Somot, F. Sevault, T. Arsouze, B. Meyssignac, L. Li, S. Planton (2017), Improving sea level simulation in Mediterranean regional climate models, Climate Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s00382-017-3842-3

Bellprat, O., F. Massonnet, S. Siegert, C. Prodhomme, D. Macias-Gómez, V. Guemas, F. Doblas-Reyes (2017) Uncertainty propagation in observational references to climate model scales. Remote Sensing of Environment. Volume 203, 15 December 2017, Pages 101-108. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2017.06.034

Dragani, R. (2016) A comparative analysis of UV nadir-backscatter and infrared limb-emission ozone data assimilation, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., doi:10.5194/acp-2016-96.

Eyring, V., Righi, M., Evaldsson, M., Lauer, A., Wenzel, S., Jones, C., Anav, A., Andrews, O., Cionni, I., Davin, E. L., Deser, C., Ehbrecht, C., Friedlingstein, P., Gleckler, P., Gottschaldt, K.-D., Hagemann, S., Juckes, M., Kindermann, S., Krasting, J., Kunert, D., Levine, R., Loew, A., Mäkelä, J., Martin, G., Mason, E., Phillips, A., Read, S., Rio, C., Roehrig, R., Senftleben, D., Sterl, A., van Ulft, L. H., Walton, J., Wang, S., and Williams, K. D.: ESMValTool (v1.0) - a community diagnostic and performance metrics tool for routine evaluation of Earth System Models in CMIP, Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss., 8, 7541-7661, doi:10.5194/gmdd-8-7541-2015, 2015.

Eyring, V., Cox, P. M., Flato, G. M., Gleckler, P. J., Abramowitz, G., Caldwell, P., Collins, W. D., Gier, B. K., Hall, A. D., Hoffman, F. M., Hurtt, G. C., Jahn, A., Jones, C. D., Klein, S. A., Krasting, J. P., Kwiatkowski, L., Lorenz, R., Maloney, E., Meehl, G. A., Pendergrass, A. G., Pincus, R., Ruane, A. C., Russell, J. L., Sanderson, B. M., Santer, B. D., Sherwood, S. C., Simpson, I. R., Stouffer, R. J. & Williamson, M. S. (2019) Taking climate model evaluation to the next level. Nature Climate Change. doi:10.1038/s41558-018-0355-y.

Ford, D. A., K. P. Edwards, D. Lea, R. M. Barciela, M. J. Martin, and J. Demaria (2012): Assimilating GlobColour ocean colour data into a pre-operational physical-biogeochemical model Ocean Sci. Discuss., 9, 687-744, 2012. doi:10.5194/os-8-751/2012/

Ford, D. A. and R. M. Barciela (2017): Global marine biogeochemical reanalyses assimilating two different sets of merged ocean colour products. Remote Sensing of Environment 203. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2017.03.040.

Guemas, V., M. Chevallier, M. Déqué, O. Bellprat and F.J. Doblas‐Reyes (2016). Impact of sea ice initialization on sea ice and atmosphere prediction skill on seasonal timescales. Geophysical Research Letters, 43, 3889-3896, doi:10.1002/2015GL066626.

Hollmann, R., Merchant, C. J., Saunders, R., Downy, C., Buchwitz, M., Cazenave, A., … Wagner, W. (2013). The ESA Climate Change Initiative: satellite data records for essential climate variables. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 130313072241002. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00254.1

Lauer, A., V. Eyring, M. Righi, M. Buchwitz, P. Defourny, M. Evaldsson, P. Friedlingstein, R. de Jeu, G. Leeuw, A. Loew, C.J. Merchant, B. Müller, T.Popp, M. Reuter, S. Sandven, U. Willén. 2017: Benchmarking CMIP5 models with a subset of ESA CCI Phase 2 data using the ESMValTool. Remote Sensing of Environment. Volume 203, 15 December 2017, Pages 9-39. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2017.01.007

Lean, K. and R. Saunders (2013): Validation of the ATSR Re-processing for Climate (ARC) dataset using data from drifting buoys and a three-way error analysis. Journal of Climate. 0880-6.

Loew, A. (2013). Terrestrial satellite records for climate studies: how long is long enough? A test case for the Sahel. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 1–14. doi:10.1007/s00704-013

Loew, A., Stacke, T., Dorigo, W., de Jeu, R., & Hagemann, S. (2013). Potential and limitations of multi-decadal satellite soil moisture observations for selected climate model evaluation studies. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 17(9), 3523–3542. doi:10.5194/hess-17-3523-20130

Loew, A., J. Trentmann and M. Schröder. (2016): Assessing surface solar radiation fluxes in the CMIP ensembles. Journal of Climate, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00503.1

Massonnet, F., O. Bellprat, V. Guemas and F. J. Doblas-Reyes (2016). Using climate models to estimate the quality of global observational data sets. Science, 6311, 452-455, doi:10.1126/science.aaf6369.

Merchant, C. J., Embury, O., Rayner, N. A., Berry, D. I., Corlett, G. K., Lean, K., Saunders, R. (2012). A 20 year independent record of sea surface temperature for climate from Along-Track Scanning Radiometers. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117(C12), C12013. doi:10.1029/2012JC008400

Sevault, F., Somot, S., Alias A, Dubois, C., Lebeauoin-Brossier, C., Nabat, P., Adloff, F., Déqué, M., & Decharme, B. (2014): A fully coupled Mediterranean regional climate system model: design and evaluation of the ocean component for the 1980-2012 period. Tellus A, [S.l.], Nov. 2014. ISSN 1600-0870. doi:10.3402/tellusa.v66.23967.

Willén U. et al., 2018: ENSO variability in multiple satellite observations and climate models. In prep.

Yue, C., Ciais, P., Cadule, P., Thonicke, K., & van Leeuwen, T. T. (2015). Modelling the role of fires in the terrestrial carbon balance by incorporating SPITFIRE into the global vegetation model ORCHIDEE – Part 2: Carbon emissions and the role of fires in the global carbon balance. Geoscientific Model Development, 8(5), 1321–1338. 10.5194/gmd-8-1321-2015

Yue C., P. Ciais, P. Cadule, S. Kloster et al., 2014, Modelling fires in the terrestrial carbon balance by incorporating SPITFIRE into the global vegetation model ORCHIDEE - Part 1: Simulating historical global burned area and fire regime. Geoscientific Model Development Discussions 7(2) DOI: 10.5194/gmdd-7-2377-2014.