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A protocol for the intercomparison of marine fishery and ecosystem models : fish-MIP v1.0
Tittensor, Derek P. (United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre)
Eddy, Tyler D. (Dalhousie University. Department of Biology)
Lotze, Heike K. (Dalhousie University. Department of Biology)
Galbraith, Eric (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals)
Cheung, William (Nippon Foundation-Nereus Program)
Barange, Manuel (FAO (Organisme). Departamento de Pesca y Acuicultura)
Blanchard, Julia L. (University of Tasmania. Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies)
Bopp, Laurent (Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement)
Bryndum-Buchholz, Andrea (Dalhousie University. Department of Biology)
Büchner, Matthias (Postdam-Institut für Klimafolgensforschung)
Bulman, Catherine (CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere)
Carozza, David A. (McGill University. Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences)
Christensen, Villy (University of British Columbia. Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries)
Coll, Marta (Institut de Ciències del Mar)
Dunne, John P. (United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory)
Fernandes, José A. (Plymouth Marine Laboratory)
Fulton, Elizabeth A. (CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere)
Hobday, Alistair J. (CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere)
Huber, Veronika (Postdam-Institut für Klimafolgensforschung)
Jennings, Simon (University of East Anglia. School of Environmental Sciences)
Jones, Miranda (Nippon Foundation-Nereus Program)
Lehodey, Patrick (Collecte Localisation Satellites)
Link, Jason S. (United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
Mackinson, Steve (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Great Britain))
Maury, Olivier (University of Cape Town, Department of Oceanography)
Niiranen, Susa (Stockholm University. Stockholm Resilience Centre)
Oliveros-Ramos, Ricardo (Instituto del Mar del Perú)
Roy, Tilla (Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement)
Schewe, Jacob (Postdam-Institut für Klimafolgensforschung)
Shin, Yunne-Jai (Institut de recherche pour le développement (France))
Silva, Tiago (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Great Britain))
Stock, Charles A. (United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
Steenbeek, Jeroen (Ecopath International Initiative)
Underwood, Philip J. (United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre)
Volkholz, Jan (Postdam-Institut für Klimafolgensforschung)
Watson, James R. (Oregon State University. College of Earth)
Walker, Nicola (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Great Britain))
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Matemàtiques

Date: 2018
Abstract: Model intercomparison studies in the climate and Earth sciences communities have been crucial to building credibility and coherence for future projections. They have quantified variability among models, spurred model development, contrasted within-and among-model uncertainty, assessed model fits to historical data, and provided ensemble projections of future change under specified scenarios. Given the speed and magnitude of anthropogenic change in the marine environment and the consequent effects on food security, biodiversity, marine industries, and society, the time is ripe for similar comparisons among models of fisheries and marine ecosystems. Here, we describe the Fisheries and Marine Ecosystem Model Intercomparison Project protocol version 1. 0 (Fish-MIP v1. 0), part of the Inter-Sectoral Impact Model Intercomparison Project (ISIMIP), which is a cross-sectoral network of climate impact modellers. Given the complexity of the marine ecosystem, this class of models has substantial heterogeneity of purpose, scope, theoretical underpinning, processes considered, parameterizations, resolution (grain size), and spatial extent. This heterogeneity reflects the lack of a unified understanding of the marine ecosystem and implies that the assemblage of all models is more likely to include a greater number of relevant processes than any single model. The current Fish-MIP protocol is designed to allow these heterogeneous models to be forced with common Earth System Model (ESM) Coupled Model Intercomparison Project Phase 5 (CMIP5) outputs under prescribed scenarios for historic (from the 1950s) and future (to 2100) time periods; it will be adapted to CMIP phase 6 (CMIP6) in future iterations. It also describes a standardized set of outputs for each participating Fish-MIP model to produce. This enables the broad characterization of differences between and uncertainties within models and projections when assessing climate and fisheries impacts on marine ecosystems and the services they provide. The systematic generation, collation, and comparison of results from Fish-MIP will inform an understanding of the range of plausible changes in marine ecosystems and improve our capacity to define and convey the strengths and weaknesses of model-based advice on future states of marine ecosystems and fisheries. Ultimately, Fish-MIP represents a step towards bringing together the marine ecosystem modelling community to produce consistent ensemble medium-and long-term projections of marine ecosystems.
Grants: European Commission 682602
European Commission 678193
European Commission 303534
Note: Unidad de excelencia María de Maeztu MdM-2015-0552
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Language: Anglès
Document: Article ; recerca ; Versió publicada
Published in: Geoscientific model development, Vol. 11 (2018) , p. 1421-1442, ISSN 1991-959X

DOI: 10.5194/gmd-11-1421-2018

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