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Educational Global Climate Model (EdGCM)
Entry ID: EdGCM
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Summary
Abstract: EdGCM provides a research-grade Global Climate Model (GCM) with a user-friendly interface that can be run on a desktop computer. For the first time, students can explore the subject of climate change in the same way that actual research scientists do. In the process of using EdGCM, students will become knowledgeable about a topic that will surely affect their lives, and we will better prepare the next generation of scientists who will grapple with a myriad of complex climate issues.

Our goal is to improve the quality of teaching and learning of climate-change science through broader access to GCMs, and to provide appropriate technology and materials to help educators use these models effectively. With research-quality resources in place, linking classrooms to actual research projects is not only possible, but can also be beneficial to the education and research communities alike.

Related URL
Link: GET SERVICE > GET SOFTWARE PACKAGE
Description: Download the Educational Global Climate Model (EdGCM) (trial version).

Link: GET SERVICE > GET SOFTWARE PACKAGE
Description: Purchase the Educational Global Climate Model (EdGCM) software.

Link: VIEW RELATED INFORMATION > USER'S GUIDE
Description: Access the Educational Global Climate Model (EdGCM) Quick Start Guide.
Service Citation
Originators: Mark Chandler, Michael Shopsin, Ken Mankoff, Steven Richards, Linda Sohl
Title: Educational Global Climate Model (EdGCM)
Provider: Goddard Institute for Space Studies, Earth Sciences Division
URL: http://edgcm.columbia.edu/
Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >AEROSOLS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >AIR QUALITY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ALTITUDE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >CARBON AND HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >HALOCARBONS AND HALOGENS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >HYDROGEN COMPOUNDS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >NITROGEN COMPOUNDS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >OXYGEN COMPOUNDS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >SULFUR COMPOUNDS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC ELECTRICITY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >WEATHER EVENTS   [Definition]
CLIMATE INDICATORS >ATMOSPHERIC/OCEAN INDICATORS >HUMIDITY INDICES   [Definition]
CLIMATE INDICATORS >ATMOSPHERIC/OCEAN INDICATORS >TELECONNECTIONS   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN CHEMISTRY   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN TEMPERATURE   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WAVES   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WINDS   [Definition]
OCEANS >SEA SURFACE TOPOGRAPHY   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >PALEOCLIMATE RECONSTRUCTIONS   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >VOLCANIC ACTIVITY   [Definition]
ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
ELEVATION
ENVIRONMENT
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
OCEANS
HEALTH
Access Constraints
Registration and purchase is required to use the full version of the Educational Global Climate Model (EdGCM).
Use Constraints
Available for Windows and Mac platforms.
Service Provider
Goddard Institute for Space Studies, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA

Service Provider Personnel
Name: DR. MARK A. CHANDLER
Phone: 212-678-5644
Email: Mark.A.Chandler at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies
2880 Broadway
City: New York
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10025
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Fees: $199 (Single User License)
Personnel
DR. MARK A. CHANDLER
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 212-678-5644
Email: Mark.A.Chandler at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies
2880 Broadway
City: New York
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10025
Country: USA

TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: 301-851-8113
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
5700 Rivertech Court
City: Riverdale
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20737
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2005-01-31
SERF Last Revision Date: 2017-06-26
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