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Eco-Model Repository

Earth, Inc. has made this innovative online Eco-Model Repository available for easy access to regional, national, international, and global ecosystem and economic models. This repository is growing to include all of the best models in one convenient location.

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ModelFull Name
AIM Asia-Pacific Integrated Model (AIM)/ Asian Pacific Integrated Model
Notes: AIM/emission model estimates greenhouse gas emissions and assesses policy options to reduce them. AIM/climate model forecasts concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and estimates the global mean temperature increase. AIM/impact model estimates climate change impacts on natural environment and socio-economy of the Asian-Pacific region

CCSM Community Climate System Model CCSM
Notes: The Community Climate System Model (CCSM) is a coupled climate model for simulating the earth's climate system. Composed of four separate models simultaneously simulating the earth's atmosphere, ocean, land surface and sea-ice, and one central coupler component

Earth System Grid II Earth System Grid II
Notes: The Earth System Grid (ESG) integrates supercomputers with large-scale data and analysis servers located at numerous national labs and research centers to create a powerful environment for next generation climate research.

Notes: Aerosol/Cloud Interaction

Notes: Biodiversity model used for MA and GEO - can be linked to land use/land cover and economics

GUMBO Global Unified Metamodel of the Biosphere
Notes: Global Unified Meta-model of the Biosphere - dynamically linked global model that includes analyses by biome and four types of capital. Model is non-spatial.

Notes: Duplicate Listing (See Below)

Notes: Coupled atmospheric-oceanic climate change models used for IPCC projections.

IMAGE Integrated Model to Assess the Global Environment (IMAGE)
Notes: The model represents interactions between society, the biosphere and the climate system to assess issues like climate change, biodiversity and human well-being.

IMPACT International Model for Policy Analysis of Agricultural Commodities and Trade (IMPACT)
Notes: IMPACT covers 32 commodities, including all cereals, soybeans, roots and tubers, meats, milk, eggs, oils, meals, vegetables, fruits, sugar and sweeteners, and fish in a partial equilibrium framework. It is specified as a set of country-level supply and demand equations where each country model is linked to the rest of the world through trade.

Messy Modular Earth Submodel System - Messy
Notes: It comprises (1) a modular interface structure to connect submodels to a base model, (2) an extendable set of such submodels for miscellaneous processes, and (3) a coding standard. In principle, MESSy can be implemented into any kind of model, either global or regional
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Model E (GISS) - GCM Model E (GISS) - GCM
Notes:The latest incarnation of the GISS series of coupled atmosphere-ocean models is now available. Called ModelE, it is a complete rewrite of Model II' physics, combined with greater flexibility and more options. These include better representations of the stratosphere, tracer components and various ocean models

WaterGAP2 Water - Global Assessment and Prognosis (WaterGAP 2)
Notes: Simulates global water stress on surface water, ties in the withdrawals from surface water for electrical production.