Ham, S., K. Yoshimura, and H. Li, 2016: Historical dynamical downscaling for East Asia with the atmosphere and ocean coupled regional model. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 94A, 199-208.
http://doi.org/10.2151/jmsj.2015-046 Graphical Abstract with highlights
- A regional atmosphere-ocean coupled model, RSM-ROMS, was applied to dynamically downscale the global reanalysis data over the East Asian region for the first time.
- Spatial distribution of net heat flux, precipitation, and surface air temperature were improved from the atmosphere-only run throughout the period, though sea surface temperature (SST) was degraded due to that observed SST was forced in the atmosphere-only run.
- The inconsistency between the impacts on SST ant the other variables may indicate remaining uncertainty in the coupling and/or boundary layer processes.