This study has received support from the National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grants 40631005 and 40620130113, the Major Project of Knowledge Innovation Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The model development and integration have been supported by the Research Council of Norway through the RegClim Project and the Supercomputing Programme, and by the European Union DG-XII Climate and Environment Program through DYNAMITE. We thank Ingo Bethke for assistance with the BCM output. Comments from the two anonymous reviewers were helpful to improving the overall quality of the paper.
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