Models Methods Software

Dan Hughes

A GISS ModelE code fragment

The several Global Climate Model or General Circulation Model (GCM) codes around the world are the work horses for the ‘what-if’ studies relative to the Global Average Temperature (and many, many other things) that appear in the IPCC Assessment Reports. There are about 20 of these codes, more or less. The actual models in the codes vary considerably from code-to-code and as a function of time with a given code. The GISS ModelE code is the NASA versions of GCMs.

Some GISS/NASA information about the ModelE GCM code is available here. There you will find information about the documentation of the model and code along with access to download the source and and an online HTML-based code viewer.

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December 11, 2006 Posted by | Uncategorized | | 25 Comments