GEOS-Chem participation in community intercomparisons

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On this page we provide information about the use of GEOS-Chem in community model intercomparison projects.

Table of intercomparisons using GEOS-Chem results

If you have used GEOS-Chem results in a model intercomparison study, we invite you to add your information to the table below.

Intercomparison Species Contributors G-C version
and resolution
Simulation Years Data Availability References Comments
AeroCom OA Organic aerosols Gabriele Curci (University of L'Aquila)
  • v8-02-02
  • GEOS-5
  • 2°x2.5° GMAO global grid
2006 No references at the moment, activity in progress
  • Saharan dust emissions were reduced by a factor of 3 following Generoso et al. (JGR 2008).
  • A dedicated software was developed for conversion from GEOS-Chem binary format to AeroCom netCDF format (available on request).
  • Main model description (xls file)
  • See this wiki page for information on calculated optical properties.
Add yours here!

--Bob Y. 11:21, 10 November 2011 (EST)


  1. Generoso, S., I. Bey, M. Labonne, and F.M. Bréon, Aerosol vertical distribution in dust outflow over the Atlantic: Comparisons between GEOS-Chem and Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observation (CALIPSO), J. Geophys. Res., 113, D24209, doi:10.1029/2008JD010154, 2008.

--Melissa Payer 11:56, 10 November 2011 (EST)