Climate model details

Models selected for inclusion in the Model Summary were assessed and listed in the following table.


Rows for each model. 8 columns for the model agency, model description, update frequency, forecast length, WMO Global Producer Centre status, model output link, verification link and additional comments.
Model / Agency Model description
No. of Ensemble Members
Update frequency Length of forecast GPC for Long-Range Forecasts (WMO) * Model Output (graphs and data)  Verification Additional comments
ACCESS–S / Bureau of Meteorology Coupled ocean-atmosphere GCM
99 member ensemble
Fortnightly 6 months Y NINO3.4
IOD
Verification  
CFSv2 / NOAA-NCEP (USA) Coupled ocean-atmosphere-land model
40 member ensemble
Daily 8 months Y NINO3.4

Copernicus

Data (3-monthly)
Verification Forecast data not available publicly, only graph.
JMA/MRI-CPS2 / JMA Coupled ocean-atmosphere GCM
51 member ensemble
Monthly 6 months Y NINO3.4

Copernicus

Data
Verification  
System5 / ECMWF (EU) Coupled ocean-atmosphere GCM
51 member ensemble
Monthly 6 months Y NINO3.4 Verification Forecast data not available publicly, only graph.
GloSea6 / UKMO Coupled ocean-atmosphere GCM
60 member ensemble
Monthly 6 months Y NINO3.4

IOD
Verification Forecast data not available publicly, only graph.
ARPEGE / MeteoFrance Coupled ocean-atmosphere GCM
51 member ensemble
Monthly 6 months Y NINO3.4 Verification Forecast data and graph not available publicly.
CanSIPS / Meteorological Service of Canada MME using two coupled ocean-atmosphere GCMs
20 member ensemble
Monthly 6 months Y NINO3.4

Data (3-monthly)
Verification Verification for ENSO is pp 14-15 of Tech note.
GEOS5 / NASA-GMAO (USA) Coupled ocean-atmosphere-land model
12-15 member ensemble
Monthly 8 months N NINO3.4 & IOD(IDM)

Data
Verification  

*Global Producing Centres for Long-Range Forecasts (World Meteorological Organisation)

 

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