The South Pacific Convergence Zone in CMIP5 simulations of historical and future climate
Josephine R Brown, Aurel F Moise, Robert A Colman
Climate Dynamics | SPRINGER | Published : 2013
The research discussed in this paper was conducted with the support of the Pacific Australia Climate Change Science and Adaptation Planning Program, a program supported by AusAID, in collaboration with the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, and delivered by the Bureau of Meteorology and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). We thank Scott Power, Brad Murphy and Ian Smith for useful comments on the manuscript. We also thank two anonymous reviewers. We acknowledge the World Climate Research Programme's Working Group on Coupled Modelling, which is responsible for CMIP, and we thank the climate modelling groups (listed in Table 1 of this paper) for producing and making available their model output. For CMIP the US Department of Energy's Program for Climate Model Diagnosis and Intercomparison provides coordinating support and led development of software infrastructure in partnership with the Global Organization for Earth System Science Portals.