This computation involved: Hadley Centre Coupled Model 2 (HadCM2) deployed on Met Office Hadley Centre Computers. The HadCM2 experiments performed at the Hadley Centre have used the new
Unified Model (Cullen, 1993). These experiments represent an advance in
the way climate change is modelled by the Hadley Centre and raise new
possibilities for climate scenario construction. The experiments include a
long (multi-century) control simulation, a series of four historically
forced climate change experiments with high and low anthropogenic forcing
scenarios with and without the effects of sulphate aerosols, and for each
of these four climate change experiments a set of four ensembles with
identical forcing but different initial model conditions.
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