Earth System Models

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Earth system models (ESMs) incorporate information on physical, chemical and biological processes of atmosphere, ocean, land, ice, and biosphere and how they interact. ESMs are able to simulate complex feedback cycles and interactions between different components of the climate system.

Model Developer Website
CESM – Community Earth System Model NCAR (USA) CESM
IFS – Integrated Forecasting System ECMWF (Europe) IFS
UM – Unified Model Met Office (UK) UM
WRF – Weather Research & Forecasting Model NCAR (USA) WRF