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American Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture. 2018, 6(3), 93-100
DOI: 10.12691/ajcea-6-3-1
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Comparison of HadCM3, CSIRO Mk3 and GFDL CM2.1 in Prediction the Climate Change in Taleghan River Basin

Arash YoosefDoost1, , Icen YoosefDoost2, Hossein Asghari3 and Mohammad Sadegh Sadeghian1

1Civil Engineering Department, Islamic Azad University Central Tehran Branch, Tehran, Iran

2Water Science and Engineering Department, University of Birjand, Birjand, Iran

3Environment Department, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Pub. Date: March 09, 2018

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Arash YoosefDoost, Icen YoosefDoost, Hossein Asghari and Mohammad Sadegh Sadeghian. Comparison of HadCM3, CSIRO Mk3 and GFDL CM2.1 in Prediction the Climate Change in Taleghan River Basin. American Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture. 2018; 6(3):93-100. doi: 10.12691/ajcea-6-3-1


Climate change is a complex and long-term global atmospheric-oceanic phenomenon which can be influenced by natural factors such as volcanoes, solar, oceans and atmosphere activities which they have interactions between or may be as a result of human activities. Atmospheric general circulation models are developed for simulation of current climate of the earth and are able to predict the earth's future climate change. In this paper, the performance of GFDL CM2.1, CSIRO Mk3 and HadCM3 AOGCMs were assessed and evaluated in the study of the climate change effects on temperature and precipitation in Taleghan basin. The results show that HadCM3 model in comparison with CSIRO Mk3 and GFDL CM2.1 models has indicated the better performance in this region.

Atmosphere General Circulation Models AOGCM CSIRO Mk3 HadCM3 Climate Change Taleghan Region

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