Models, model runs and model output of use in the context of RAPID Climate Change projects

v3 Kevin Marsh ,BADC, July 2008

(v2 Kevin Marsh ,BADC, January 2007)

(v1 Anne De Rudder, BADC, February 2004)

Institution where model has been / is being developed Model name Model type Model characteristics Depth / height
range
Number of levels Horizontal resolution Model configuration and run specificities Runs
performed
by
Model results
used by
Project ID number

NER/T/S/2002/…
Funding Round
Hadley Centre HadAM3 AGCM   Troposphere
+
stratosphere
      Brian Hoskins, Reading Brian Hoskins, Reading 441 1
HadCM3 OAGCM       0.25 deg 1000-year control run (available from BADC) Hadley Centre Brian Hoskins, Reading 441 1
Eric Guilyardi, Reading 442 1
Simon Josey NOCS 427 1
100-year runs ? Sandy Tudhope, Edinburgh 443 1
Various long-term scenarios Michael Vellinga,
Richard Wood &
Simon Tett,
Hadley Centre
Eric Guilyardi, Reading 442 1
Simon Josey, SOC 427 1
Keith Briffa, UEA 440 1
Peter Challenor,NOCS 450 1
+ fresh water forcing ? Eric Wolff, BAS 430 1
+ isotopes module Paul Valdes, Bristol Eric Wolff, BAS 430 1
Jonathan Holmes, UCL 460 1
Jonathan Bamber, Bristol 462 1
Ric Williams, Liverpool 439 1
FAMOUS OAGCM Low resolution version of HadCM3
(~ 10 times faster)
  Atmosphere: 11 Atmosphere:
5 deg x 7.5 deg
Ocean:
2.5 deg x 3.75 deg
+ isotopes module Paul Valdes, Bristol Jonathan Holmes, UCL 460 1
Jonathan Bamber, Bristol 462 1
HadCEM OAGCM High resolution version of HadCM3 (output ~ 10 times more voluminous)         Michael Vellinga, Hadley Centre Simon Josey, NOCS 427 1
HadGEM OAGCM Under development. Physics different than the one in HadCM3       1000-year control run and various long-term scenarios Hadley Centre Simon Josey, NOCS 427 1
Brian Hoskins, Reading 441 1
Eric Guilyardi, Reading 442 1
HiGEM OAGCM Project       1000-year control run and various long-term scenarios Hadley Centre Brian Hoskins, Reading 441 1
Eric Guilyardi, Reading 442 1
NOCS FORTE OAGCM     40 4 deg x 5 deg 1000-year control run and various long-term scenarios Robin Smith &
Bablu Sinha,
SOC
Simon Josey,NOCS 427 1
C-Goldstein OGCM   From surface down to
- 5 km
8 36 x 36 grid:
10 deg longitude &
~ 5 deg latitude
    Peter Challenor,NOCS 450 1
Jonathan Bamber, Bristol 462 1
MIH ECHO-G OAGCM HOPE =
  Ocean component
ECHAM4 =
  Atmosphere
  component
      1000-year control run + various long-term scenarios (for SO&P) Hans von Storch, GKSS Keith Briffa, UEA 440 1
ECMWF IFS OAGCM         ERA-40
(available from BADC)
ECMWF Simon Josey,NOCS 427 1
Brian Hoskins, Reading 441 1
Ric Williams, Liverpool 439 1
Andrew Willmott, Keele 425 1
BAS BAS model Ice core model           Eric Wolff, BAS Eric Wolff, BAS 430 1
Hadley Centre

HadGEM1

HadCEM

OAGCM HadGEM atmos with HadCEM bathymetry   40 1/3 degree 40 years Keith Haines, ESSC Keith Haines, ESSC NE/C509058/1 2
Hadley Centre HadRM3 RCM           Brian Hoskins, Reading Brian Hoskins, Reading NE/C509115/1 2
Paris Co-I Box model           Simple box model of ocean ventillation scenarios Paris Co-I WIlliam Austin, (St Andrews) NE/C000137/1 2
Hadley Centre HadCM3 OAGCM       Various   Rowan Sutton, Reading Rowan Sutton, Reading NE/C509174/1 2
MIT MIT OGCM       1 degress, 0.5 degree   David Marshall, UEA David Marshall, UEA NE/C509266/1 2
NOCS OCCAM OCGM       1/12 degree, 1/4 degree Model forced by NCEP

Sheldon Bacon,

NOCS

Sheldon Bacon,

NOCS

NE/C509307/1 2
Various

HadCM

FAMOUS

CHIME

FORTE

UVIC,

FRUGAL

HiGEM

HadGEM1

OAGCM     various various THC Model intercomparison project (THCMIP) Various Jonathan Gregory, Hadley Centre NE/C509366/1 2
KNMI RACMO2 RCM       11-16km resolution 45 years to match era-40 Michiel Van den Broeke , Utrect Michiel Van den Broeke , Utrect NE/C509747/1 Joint AO

Hadley Centre

/Netherlands

HadAM3,

HadCM3,

ECBILT

OAGCM       5x5 deg   Tim Osborn, UEA Tim Osborn, UEA NE/C509507/1 Joint AO
Sheffield FRUGAL ICM/Ice flow model       2x1.5 deg in far field, 0.5 deg in arcti.   Grant Bigg, Sheffield Grant Bigg, Sheffield NE/C509523/1 Joint AO
Bristol/ECBILT FAMOUS/CLIO             Sandy Harrison, Bristol

Sandy Harrison, Bristol

NE/C509558/1 Joint AO
ESSC (Readong) NEMO Ocean           Greg Smith, ESSC Keith Haines, Reading NE/C509058/1 2
                       
 
Acronyms  
 
AGCM Atmospheric General Circulation Model
BADC British Atmospheric Data Centre
BAS British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge
ECMWF European Centre for Medium-range Weather Forecasts, Reading
ESSC Environmental Systems Science Centre
GKSS GKSS, Hamburg, Germany
IFS Integrated Forecast System (ECMWF model)
MIH Meteorologisches Institut Hamburg, Germany
OAGCM Ocean-Atmosphere General Circulation Model
NOCS National Oceanographic Centre, Southampton
SO&P Simulations, Observations & Palĉoclimatic Data: Climate Variability over the Last 500 Years, international project funded by the European Commission
UCL University College, London
UEA University of East Anglia, Norwich