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A numerical model designed for study of the atmosphere, ocean, and climate, MITgcm’s flexible non-hydrostatic formulation enables it to efficiently simulate fluid phenomena over a wide range of scales; its adjoint capabilities enable it to be applied to sensitivity questions and to parameter and state estimation problems. By employing fluid equation isomorphisms, a single dynamical kernel can be used to simulate flow of both the atmosphere and ocean. The model is developed to perform efficiently on a wide variety of computational platforms.

  • Better Biogeochemical Modeling

    New global-ocean, data-constrained DIC budget uses the ECCO-Darwin ocean biogeochemistry state estimate.

  • MITgcm Goes to Ocean Sciences 2022

    This month, a taste from the smorgasbord of papers using MITgcm served up at this year’s Ocean Sciences Meeting.

  • Fluctuating Flows

    Research using MITgcm explores the impact of including nonseasonal river discharge in a global ocean model.

  • 2021 Research Roundup

    Happy 2022: Another new year, another new research roundup! Best wishes as always to MITgcmers past, MITgcmers present and MITgcmers yet to come…

  • An Ocean of Plastic

    Using their​ hybrid MITgcm-plastic model a Chinese-US collaboration explores the fate of the excess trash generated by COVID.

  • MITgcm goes to EPSC2021

    Three groups using MITgcm shared their Hot Jupiter research at this year’s European Planetary Science Congress.