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ECHAM4/OPYC3 Description

The coupled global model ECHAM4/OPYC3 was developed in co-operation between the Max-Planck-Institute for Meteorology (MPI) and Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum (DKRZ) in Hamburg, Germany. Both models are documented separately. The documentations can be downloaded from the M&D WWW-Server as PostScript-Files:

Report No.6
ECHAM3 - Atmospheric General Circulation Model
Editor: DKRZ-Model User Support Group, October 1992
Portable Document Format (pdf) [0.5MB]

Report No.7
The OPYC Ocean General Circulation Model
Joseph M. Oberhuber, October 1992
Portable Document Format (pdf) [1MB]

The documentation of the version ECHAM4 is in preparation.
The model basics are available form the existing documentation.

Last modified: Tue Jun 24 12:56:00 MET DST 2003