Journal article

CMIP3 ensemble climate projections over the western tropical Pacific based on model skill

Sarah E Perkins, Damien B Irving, Josephine R Brown, Scott B Power, Aurel F Moise, Robert A Colman, Ian Smith

Climate Research | INTER-RESEARCH | Published : 2012

University of Melbourne Researchers


Funding Acknowledgements

The research discussed in this paper was conducted with the support of the Pacific Climate Change Science Program (PCCSP), 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 acknowledge the modeling groups, the Program for Climate Model Diagnosis and Intercomparison (PCMDI) and the World Climate Research Program's Working Group on Coupled Modelling for their roles in making available the CMIP3 multi-model dataset. Support of this dataset was provided by the Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy. More details on model documentation are available at the PCMDI website ( We also thank J. Richmond for drafting the map shown in Fig. 1 and K. Hennessy, P. Whetton and B. Murphy for providing invaluable feedback.