Symmetric Equations on the Surface of a Sphere

The following model information relates to the paper "Symmetric Equations on the Surface of a Sphere" by Russell et al. (2018). Most links below are to PDF documents.

Source code:   README,   Solid Body Rotation,   Rossby-Haurwitz Wave 3,   Earth bottom topography

Equivalences:   ∇h,   ∇·D,   ∇²h,   ∇×D,   Advection,   Vorticity

Notes:   Expanded Table 1,   Edge Advection,   Vorticity,   Vector Invariant,   3 vs 2 components,   RHn

Short presentation:   PDF,   PowerPoint

Related YouTube videos

Russell, G.L., D.H. Rind, and J. Jonas, 2018: Symmetric equations on the surface of a sphere as used by Model GISS:IB. Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 4637-4656, doi:10.5194/gmd-11-4637-2018.

ModelE Data Links

AR5 vs. Observations,   Ocean Tides Video (YouTube),   Model Lecture (YouTube)

Fast Atmosphere-Ocean Model: CO2 Experiments

In the Fast version of the AOM model, FAOM, the ocean depth is limited to 100 m which reduces the ocean heat transport to 30%, but allows the model to reach full equilibrium in less than 100 simulated years.

Description of Condensation Routines

Line Graphs as Function of Time

Line Graphs as Function of Latitude

Line Graphs as Function of Pressure

Russell, G.L., A.A. Lacis, D.H. Rind, C. Colose, and R.F. Opstbaum, 2013: Fast atmosphere-ocean model runs with large changes in CO2. Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 5787-5792, doi:10.1002/2013GL056755.


Please address questions about the AOM website to Dr. Gary Russell.

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