Better Biogeochemical Modeling

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

May 19, 2022 by Helen Hill

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.

March 21, 2022 by Helen Hill

Fluctuating Flows

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

February 9, 2022 by Helen Hill

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…

January 6, 2022 by Helen Hill

An Ocean of Plastic

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

November 30, 2021 by Helen Hill

MITgcm goes to EPSC2021

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

October 16, 2021 by Helen Hill

Under Sea Riches

A contingent of European researchers use MITgcm to predict how sediments kicked up by seafloor mining disperse.

September 20, 2021 by Helen Hill

Life in Hot Water


Researchers at the University of Hawai’i, Manoa, and the Coral Reef Research Foundation, Palau use ECCO state estimates in their study of how western tropical Pacific temperature conditions impact coral bleaching.

August 22, 2021 by Helen Hill

Assimilating Antarctic Sea-ice Thickness Data


A team, bringing together researchers from China, Europe, and the US, use MITgcm to develop a new data assimilation system for the Southern Ocean with the aim of improving sea-ice thickness estimates in the region.

June 27, 2021 by Helen Hill

A Big Enough Flood

Geologists from WHOI and UMass have been using MITgcm to probe whether melting arctic sea-ice could have slowed the AMOC enough to precipitate the Younger Dryas.

May 26, 2021 by Helen Hill