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EMC3 research section


The EMC3 group carries out research on the following themes. Its activities are carried out through numerous projects in collaboration with french and international teams.


I. Development of the LMDZ General Circulation Model
  • Physical parameterizations
  • Dynamical core and numerics
  • Configurations and infrastructure
  • Diagnostics and evaluation


II. Understanding physical processes and mechanisms
  • Clouds, boundary-layer and convection
  • Aerosols and cloud microphysics
  • Convective organization
  • Land-surface interactions


III. Understanding climate variability and change
  • Tropical climate variability
  • Climate forcings, sensitivity and feedbacks
  • Regional climate patterns and phenomena