地球科学进展 ›› 2012, Vol. 27 ›› Issue (8): 857 -865. doi: 10.11867/j.issn.1001-8166.2012.08.0857

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  1. 中国科学院大气物理研究所,大气科学和地球流体力学数值模拟国家重点实验室,北京 100029
  • 收稿日期:2012-03-04 修回日期:2012-06-27 出版日期:2012-08-10
  • 基金资助:

    优秀国家重点实验室研究专项“气候系统模式FGOALS的发展及其敏感度对气候预估的影响研究”(编号: 41023002); 全球变化国家重大科学研究计划项目“高分辨率气候系统模式的研制与评估”(编号: 2010CB951904);国家海洋公益性行业科研专项“中国近海短期气候预测技术及其应用”(编号: 2011050193)资助

A Review of Development and Application of Regional OceanAtmosphere Coupled Model

Zou Liwei, Zhou Tianjun   

  1. State Key Laboratory of Numerical Modeling for Atmospheric Sciences and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China
  • Received:2012-03-04 Revised:2012-06-27 Online:2012-08-10 Published:2012-08-10


Regional OceanAtmosphere Coupled models (ROAMs) have been widely developed and used as an important tool for regional climate simulation and climate change projection in recent years. The ROAMs have been applied to investigate the climate variability over the regions including Asianwestern North Pacific monsoon region, Baltic Sea, Maritime continent, eastern tropical Pacific and tropical Atlantic. In this paper, after emphasizing the scientific importance of regional airsea coupling, the authors reviewed the recent progresses in the development and application of ROAM. The coupler based ROAM without flux correction is the future developing trend of ROAM. The scientific foci with ROAM include the simulation of regional atmospheric (oceanic) processes, Asianwestern North Pacific monsoon simulation and the cold biases of simulated Sea Surface Temperature (SST), the simulation of tropical airsea interaction processes, and dynamical downscaling of regional climate change projection. The associated main ideas and conclusions are summarized. The mechanisms that why the inclusion of local airsea coupling improves the simulation of rainfall over Asianwestern North Pacific monsoon domain and the causes of cold biases of simulated SST over this domain are highlighted. Finally, some scientific issues calling for future studies in regional airsea coupling simulations are documented.


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