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ACCESS-ESM stands for ACCESS Earth System Model. Earth system model means it is a fully-coupled model that includes carbon cycle components.

ACCESS-NRI will release an ACCESS-ESM model configuration. The first release of ACCESS-ESM will be derived from the CSIRO ACCESS-ESM1.5 configuration and will include atmosphere, land and land biogeochemistry, ocean and ocean biogeochemistry, and sea ice components.


Citation 1

ACCESS Training Workshop (AMOS 2021)

Webinar: Getting Started with ACCESS-CM2 and ACCESS-ESM1.5

ACCESS-ESM1.5 1 is a fully-coupled climate model with land and ocean carbon cycle components. ACCESS-ESM1.5 has mainly been developed to enable Australia to participate in the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project Phase 6 (CMIP6) with an ESM version. An assessment of the climate response to CO2 forcing indicates that ACCESS-ESM1.5 has an equilibrium climate sensitivity of 3.87°C.

  1. Tilo Ziehn, Matthew A Chamberlain, Rachel M Law, Andrew Lenton, Roger W Bodman, Martin Dix, Lauren Stevens, Ying-Ping Wang, and Jhan Srbinovsky. The Australian Earth System Model: ACCESS-ESM1.5. Journal of Southern Hemisphere Earth Systems Science, 70(1):193–214, 2020. 

Last update: May 31, 2023
Created: May 31, 2023