European Earth System Models

IS-ENES provides Support Services for European Earth System Models

  • “level 1” service: information contact person and maintenance of the ESM description on this portal, using the CIM metadata format.
  • “level 2” service: additional in-person expertise to help for setting up and running the ESM. All groups offer at least “level 1” service. “Level 2” service details may differ among the groups/models.

By clicking on the Acronym in the Table below, you will find a brief description of each ESM on the list.

AcronymName of the modelling groupLevelContact
CMCC-ESM2Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici (CMCC)Level 1Pier Giuseppe Fogli:
EC-Earth3EC-Earth consortiumLevel 1 & 2Shuting Yang:
IPSL-CM6Institute Pierre-Simon Laplace (IPSL)Level 1Arnaud Caubel:
MPI-ESMMax-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie (MPI-M)Level 1Michael Botzet:
UKESMUK Met OfficeLevel 1 & 2UKESM help desk:
NorESMNorwegian Climate Center (NCC)Level 1 & 2NCC help desk: