UKESM General Assembly 16-17 June 2020

Starting the CMIP6 simulations with HadGEM3 GC3.1

Following finalization of the scientific evaluation of HadGEM3 GC3.1 (see UKESM newsletter no.4), the first set of “production” runs for the CMIP6 model intercomparison (Eyring et al., 2016) have now begun. These are being performed at the two spatial resolutions of HadGEM3 GC3.1: N96ORCA1 (CMIP6 tag: HadGEM3-GC31-LL) and N216ORCA025 (HadGEM3-GC31-MM). The former of these 2 […]

Progress towards interactive Ice Sheets in UKESM1

There is currently an intense focus in the UKESM development group on finalising the 1st version of UKESM that will be used for the majority of CMIP6 runs that start early next year. But there will be more than one configuration of UKESM, each with different strengths, designed to explore different science questions. One of […]

Results from the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition visitors’ survey

In order to evaluate the effectiveness of communication at our stand, ‘A Model Earth’, at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition (3rd to 9th July 2017) and to observe trends in opinions and knowledge of climate science amongst exhibition visitors, a survey was conducted over the course of the exhibition week. The aim was to […]