The geoengineering model intercomparison project (GeoMIP)

The geoengineering model intercomparison project (GeoMIP)

The geoengineering model intercomparison project (GeoMIP)
B. Kravitz, A. Robock, O. Boucher, H. Schmidt, K.E. Taylor, G. Stenchikov, and M. Schulz
Atmospheric Science Letters, Volume 12, Issue 2, Pages 162-167, (2011)
B. Kravitz, A. Robock, O. Boucher, H. Schmidt, K.E. Taylor, G. Stenchikov, and M. Schulz
Geoengineering, Climate modeling, CMIP5, Model evaluation, SRM, Monsoon
2011

To evaluate the effects of stratospheric geoengineering with sulphate aerosols, we propose standard forcing scenarios to be applied to multiple climate models to compare their results and determine the robustness of their responses. Thus far, different modeling groups have used different forcing scenarios for both global warming and geoengineering, complicating the comparison of results. We recommend four experiments to explore the extent to which geoengineering might offset climate change projected in some of the Climate Model Intercomparison Project 5 experiments. These experiments focus on stratospheric aerosols, but future experiments under this framework may focus on different means of geoengineering.



DOI: 10.1002/asl.316