Guideline for deliverables:

A project deliverable represents a verifiable output of the project, which is subject to review by the Commission. The formal approval of deliverables by the Commission services forms part of the Periodic review process. 

  • Deliverables should be submitted in electronic PDF format, to the coordinator via the relevant WP leader, with a deliverable cover sheet on the front, by the end of the month shown in the Description of Work (DoW, Annex I of the CA). Any delay in the submission of a deliverable must be reported. 
  • The text in blue in the deliverable cover sheet should be completed with the relevant information, and the dissemination level of the deliverable should be indicated. 
  • Deliverables that are of a nature other than written "reports", such as "prototypes", "demonstrators" or "others", should also be accompanied by a short report, including any available supporting material, so that the European Commission has a record of their existence.
  • Deliverables do not need to be long reports. However, they should be made as useful as possible, and they should include all of the relevant information.
  • Deliverables shall be of a suitable quality to enable direct submission to the Commission without any additional editing. 


D1.1 Written summary on incorporation and test of new components in the relevant ESM

D1.2 Each ESM run with multiple new components fully coupled, and performance in control state evaluated

D1.3 Present day simulation with each ESM using common protocol. Evaluation and, where possible, constraint of new components using available observations

D2.1 Implementation of a stochastic treatment of clouds and radiative transfer to the COSMOS-ESM to account for the subgrid-scale cloud effects

D2.2  Implementation and first simulations with improved aerosol-cloud interaction in COSMOS

D2.3 Report on heterogeneous processes on aerosol and cloud droplet surface

D2.4 Report on the role of chemistry-aerosol-cloud interactions for the radiative forcing at 2xCO2

D2.5 Report on vegetation-C+N-aerosol-cloud coupling

D2.6 Report on aerosol-cloud-chemistry coupled to vegetation and C+N cycles

D3.1 Report on the incorporation of the stratosphere in ESMs

D3.2 Stratosphere troposphere dynamical feedback

D3.3 Troposphere-stratosphere system in the tropics

D4.1 Preliminary validation of AOGCMs including new sea-ice representation

D4.2 Validation of permafrost modules implemented in AOGCMs

D4.3 Assessment of performance of AOGCMs coupled to Greenland and Antarctic models

D5.1 Ocean initialisation

D5.2 Sea-ice initialisation

D5.3 Assessment of initialization strategy

D6.1 Report Stream 1 decadal prediction experiments

D6.2 Report on stream 1 potential predictability experiments

D6.3 Report on stream 2 decadal prediction experiments. Data stored in CMIP5 archive

D6.4 Report on Stream 2 Potential predictability eyperiments.

D7.1 CMIP5 simulations including quality control, delivery of results to CMIP5 database

D7.2: Report on radiative feedback quantifications in CMIP5 simulations

D7.3 Carbon cycle feedback analysis CMIP5

D7.4 Phase II climate projection experiments including quality control, delivery of results to database

D7.5 Radiative forcing/feedback analysis in phase II projections, comparison to CMIP5 results

D7.6 Feedbacks of individual new components: Carbon/nitrogen cycle

D7.7 Feedbacks of individual new components: Cryosphere

D8.1 Implication of new generation ESMs for existing climate policy scenarios

D8.2 Effects on precipitation and temperature fields and on global and regional drought indices due to new feedbacks in ESMs

D8.3 Impacts of new component ESM scenarios on global water cycle and water resources

D8.4 Impacts of new component ESM scenarios on biomass productivity and agriculture

D8.5 Assessment of additional regional feedbacks and their regional impacts in the Arctic

D8.6 Assessment of additional regional feedbacks and their regional impacts in the Amazon

D8.7 Assessment of additional regional feedbacks and their regional impacts in the Mediterranean

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