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Major U.S. Climate Models
Community Earth System Model
The most extensive global cliimate modeling effort - couples atmosphere, ocean, and land. It is run out of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, CO and is funded by the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
A major model to improve understanding and prediction of the behavior of the atmosphere, the oceans, and climate, funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration with major scientific contributions from Princeton University.
National Centers for Environmental Prediction
Climate model that focuses on short to medium term weather prediction, brought to you by the National Weather Services of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Goddard Institute of Space Studies
Research that emphasizes a broad study of global and regional climate sensitivity, and addresses natural and man-made changes in our environment that occur on various time scales. It is based at Columbia University and is funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Goddard Earth Observing System
An earth system model informed by space observations and funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.