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Appendix 10.2:

List of regional climate model simulations of duration longer than 3 months nested within a GCM present day simulation; also including oceanic RCMs (O-RCM) and variable resolution GCMs (var.res.GCM).

References Grid size Duration Region
a) Perpetual January simulation
McGregor and Walsh (1993) 250 km 10 months Australia
b) Individual January/July simulations
Giorgi (1990) 60 km 6x1 month USA
Marinucci and Giorgi (1992) 70 km 5x1 month Europe
McGregor and Walsh (1994) 125 km/60 km 10x1 month Tasmania
Marinucci et al. (1995) 20 km 5x1 month Europe (Alps)
Walsh and McGregor (1995) 125 km 10x1 month Australasia
Podzun et al. (1995) 55 km 5x1 month Europe
Rotach et al. (1997) 20 km 5x1 month Europe (Alps)
Joubert et al. (1999) 125 km 20x1 month South Africa
c) Seasonally-varying simulations
Giorgi et al. (1994) 60 km 3.5 years USA
Dèquè and Piedelievre (1995) T21-T200 10 years Europe (var.res.GCM)
Hirakuchi and Giorgi (1995) 50 km 5 years East Asia
Jones et al. (1995) 50 km 10 years Europe
McGregor et al. (1995) 125 km 10 years Australasia
Giorgi and Marinucci (1996b) 50 km 5 years Europe
Giorgi et al. (1997) 50 km 5 years Europe
Krinner et al. (1997) ~100 km 5 years Antarctica (var.res.GCM)
Jenkins and Barron (1997) 108 km 7 months USA AMIP
Jacob and Podzun (1997) 55 km 4 years Europe
Walsh and McGregor (1997) 125 km 5x18 months Australasia AMIP
Christensen et al. (1998) 57 and 19 km 9 years Scandinavia
Krinner and Genthon (1998) ~100 km 3 years Greenland (var.res.GCM)
Dèquè et al. (1998) ~60 km 10 years Europe
Giorgi et al. (1998) 50 km 5 years USA
Katzfey et al. (1998) 60 and 125 km 20 years Australia
Laprise et al. (1998) 45 km 5 years West Canada
Machenhauer et al. (1998) 19 to 70 km 5 to 30 years Europe
McGregor et al. (1998) 44 km 10 years Southeast Asia
Noguer et al. (1998) 50 km 10 years Europe
Renwick et al. (1998) 50 km 10 years New Zealand
Böhm et al. (1998) 55 km 13 month Northern South America
Kauker (1998) 15 km 5 years North Sea (O-RCM)
Leung and Ghan (1999a) 90 km 7 years North-west USA
Gallardo et al. (1999) 50 km 10 years Iberian Peninsula
Leung et al. (1999b) 90 km 2 years North-west USA
Haugen et al. (1999) 55 km 20 years North-west Europe
Jacob and Podzun (2000) 55 km 10 years Northern Europe
Pan et al. (2000) 55 km 2x10 years USA
Rummukainen et al. (2000) 44 km 10 years Europe
Kato et al. (2001) 50 km 10 years East Asia
Gao et al. (2000) 60 km 5 year China
Chen and Fu (2000) 60 km 3 years East Asia
c) Seasonal tropical or monsoon simulations
Jacob et al. (1995) 55 km 6 months Indian monsoon
Bhaskaran et al. (1998) 50 km 10 years India AMIP
Hassel and Jones (1999) 50 km 20 years Indian monsoon
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