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Report of the 7th Meeting of the CLIVAR Working Group on Ocean Model Development, 24-26 August 2007, Bergen, Norway

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Microsoft Word - 130_WGOMD7_report.doc INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL FOR SCIENCE INTERGOVERNMENTAL OCEANOGRAPHIC COMMISSION WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION WORLD CLIMATE RESEARCH PROGRAMME Report of the 7th Meeting of the CLIVAR Working Group on Ocean Model Development 24-26 August 2007 Bergen, Norway March ICPO Publication Series No.130 WCRP Informal Report No. 6/2008 CLIVAR is a component of the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP). WCRP is sponsored by the World Meteorological Organisation, the International Council for Science and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO. The scientific planning and development of CLIVAR is under the guidance of the JSC Scientific Steering Group for CLIVAR assisted by the CLIVAR International Project Office. The Joint Scientific Committee (JSC) is the main body of WMO-ICSU-IOC formulating overall WCRP scientific concepts. Bibliographic Citation INTERNATIONAL CLIVAR PROJECT OFFICE, 2008: Report of the 7th Meeting of the CLIVAR Working Group on Ocean Model Development. March. International CLIVAR Project Office, CLIVAR Publication Series No. 130. (not peer reviewed). Contents Action Items 1 1. Introduction 2 2. Overview of WCRP strategic framework and its implementation 2 2.1. WCRP Cross Cutting Activities 3 2.2. Funding Issues 3 3. Review of WGOMD activities – Past, Present and Future 3 4. Review of the Coupled Ocean-ice Reference Experiment 5 4.1 Overview of CORE 5 4.1.1. Problems of running ocean-ice experiments 6 4.2. CORE Atmospheric Dataset 6 4.2.1. Updates in the Large & Yeager CORE forcing dataset 7 4.3. Limitations of fixed surface boundary conditions and experience with EBMs coupled to ocean-ice models 7 4.4. CORE-I 8 4.4.1. Conclusions from 500yr CORE-I integratio

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