Regional climate model downscaling of the U.S. summer climate and future change

  title={Regional climate model downscaling of the U.S. summer climate and future change},
  author={Xin‐Zhong Liang and Jianping Pan and Jinhong Zhu and Kenneth E. Kunkel and Julian X L Wang and Aiguo Dai},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research},
[1] A mesoscale model (MM5)–based regional climate model (CMM5) integration driven by the Parallel Climate Model (PCM), a fully coupled atmosphere-ocean-land-ice general circulation model (GCM), for the present (1986–1995) summer season climate is first compared with observations to study the CMM5's downscaling skill and uncertainty over the United States. The results indicate that the CMM5, with its finer resolution (30 km) and more comprehensive physics, simulates the present U.S. climate… 

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