Impact model: APECOSM

APECOSM is one of the 6 global models following the ISIMIP2a protocol which form the base of simulations for the ISIMIP2a global fisheries & marine ecosystems sector outputs; for a full technical description of the ISIMIP2a Simulation Data from Fisheries & Marine Ecosystems (Fish-MIP; global) Sector, see this DOI link:

Fisheries (global)
Contact Person

Information for the model APECOSM is provided for the simulation rounds shown in the tabs below. Click on the appropriate tab to get the information for the simulation round you are interested in.

Basic information
Model Version: APECOSM v2.3
Person Responsible For Model Simulations In This Simulation Round: Philippe Verley
Output Data
Experiments: scen
Climate Drivers: IPSL-CM5A-LR (ocean)
Date: 2017-01-20
Information specific to marine ecosystems & fisheries
Defining Features: Global
Spatial Resolution: 1°x1°
Temporal Scale: 1950 onwards
Temporal Resolution: monthly
Taxonomic Scope: Explicit size-based communities including 3 communities (epipelagic, migratory, mesopelagic); 95 species length classes and 100 size classes
Vertical Resolution: 3D explicit vertical movement considered