Global Climate Models available through the Cal-Adapt API



An character vector with the names of 10 GCMs (abbreviated)


The following GCMs have been selected by California state agencies as priority models for Fourth Assessment Research and are available thru the Cal-Adapt API. The first four have been identified as the priority GCMs representing (see 4 priority models)

HadGEM2-ES: Met Office Hadley Centre and Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais

CNRM-CM5: Centre National de Recherches Météorologiques/ Centre Européen de Recherche et Formation Avancée en Calcul Scientifique

CanESM2: Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis

MIROC5: Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute (The University of Tokyo), National Institute for Environmental Studies, and Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology

ACCESS1-0: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) and Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) Australia

CCSM4: University of Miami - RSMAS

CESM1-BGC: Community Earth System Model Contributors

CMCC-CMS: Centro Euro-Mediterraneo per I Cambiamenti Climatici

GFDL-CM3: NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory

HadGEM2-CC: Met Office Hadley Centre