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Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics ACP Award 2022

ACP Award 2021 goes to Lea Beusch, ETH Zurich

At the occasion of the Swiss Geoscience meeting in Lausanne in November 2022, the ACP Award for Atmospheric Research was presented to Lea Beusch for her PhD thesis ‘MESMER – A Modular Earth System Model Emulator with Spatially Resolved Output’. In her thesis, she developed a regional Earth System Model (ESM) emulator, which is able to emulate the output of geographically-resolved ESMs, based on a given global temperature input. Lea Beusch demonstrated how MESMER can be used to recombine global and regional features of ESMs to cover a larger phase space with the emulator, potentially including observational constraints.

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  • Climatology, Atmospherical Chemistry, Aeronomoy
  • Earth
  • Earth system
  • Temperature