[Cesm2control] New TOA tuning run

Cecile Hannay hannay at ucar.edu
Wed Feb 7 08:07:24 MST 2018


This is:  b.e20.B1850.f09_g17.pi_control.all.270 (currently in year 5).



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Cecile Hannay
National Center for Atmospheric Research
email: hannay at ucar.edu
phone: 303-497-1327
webpage: http://www.cgd.ucar.edu/staff/hannay/
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On Tue, Feb 6, 2018 at 5:12 PM, Gokhan Danabasoglu <gokhan at ucar.edu> wrote:

> Dear All,
>
> Following up from this morning's meeting, Bill, Julio, Mariana, and I went
> over the ocean albedo calculations along with related publications. Cecile
> will be starting a new simulation as in #266, but with the diffusive albedo
> increased to 0.061 from 0.060 for the ocean. We realize that this is likely
> too much of a change, but we wanted to make sure that we get a largish
> response. I note that this change is within the range of estimates
> (0.061+/-0.005) from Payne (1972).
>
> It is quite puzzling and interesting that we have never (?) done such a
> TAO balancing exercise. ..... Please chime in if I am incorrect with the
> "never" part.
>
> Best,
> Gokhan
>
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