Articles | Volume 16, issue 1
Clim. Past, 16, 183–197, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-16-183-2020

Special issue: PlioMIP Phase 2: experimental design, implementation and scientific...

Clim. Past, 16, 183–197, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-16-183-2020

Research article 23 Jan 2020

Research article | 23 Jan 2020

PlioMIP2 simulations with NorESM-L and NorESM1-F

Xiangyu Li et al.

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Here we report the PlioMIP2 simulations by two versions of the Norwegian Earth System Model (NorESM) with updated boundary conditions derived from Pliocene Research, Interpretation and Synoptic Mapping version 4. The two NorESM versions both produce warmer and wetter Pliocene climate with deeper and stronger Atlantic meridional overturning circulation. Compared to PlioMIP1, PlioMIP2 simulates lower Pliocene warming with NorESM-L, likely due to the closure of seaways at northern high latitudes.