Blooming Antarctica

Researchers use MITgcm to understand how phytoplankton blooms and inorganic carbon respond to sea-ice variability in the West Antarctic Peninsula.

April 8, 2021 by Helen Hill

2020 Research Roundup

Happy 2021: Another new year, another new research roundup! Best wishes as always to MITgcmers past, MITgcmers present and MITgcmers yet to come…

January 10, 2021 by Helen Hill

2019 Research Roundup

Happy 2020: Another new year, another new decade, another new research roundup! Best wishes as always to MITgcmers past, MITgcmers present and MITgcmers yet to come…

January 3, 2020 by Helen Hill

Tracking Down Climate’s Tipping Points

A group at UNIGE in Switzerland uses MITgcm aquaplanet experiments to probe climate sensitivity.

November 25, 2019 by Helen Hill

Exploring Zooplankton Dynamics in the Gulf of Mexico

FSU graduate student Taylor Shropshire has been using MITgcm to explore zooplankton dynamics in the Gulf of Mexico.

October 29, 2019 by Helen Hill

Arctic Shipping Forecast

MITgcm underpins a new Chinese Arctic sea-ice prediction system.

September 30, 2019 by Helen Hill

Wild and Windy Exoplanets

A team of US and UK-based researchers has been using MITgcm to explore the effect of disequilibrium chemistry on the atmospheric circulation and radiative transfer characteristics of Hot Jupiters.

August 20, 2019 by Helen Hill

The Problem with Polynyas

A new study from British Antarctic Survey uses MITgcm to explore what effect excessive Weddell Sea convection may have on nearby continental ice shelves.

August 12, 2019 by Helen Hill

Exploring AMOC Sensitivity

A team from the UK has been using an ocean-only configuration of the MITgcm and its adjoint to explore the sensitivity of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation to surface heat and freshwater fluxes over the Subpolar Gyre.

July 3, 2019 by Helen Hill

Breaking the Ice

Researchers from Germany and Canada study fracturing of sea ice by comparing different rheologies in the MITgcm sea-ice package

May 26, 2019 by Helen Hill