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The Discovery of Global Warming                      May 2010

A "family tree" of some of the more important Atmospheric General Circulation Models, by Paul Edwards. Acronyms for centers mentioned in the text include GFDL: Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (Manabe); NCAR: National Center for Atmospheric Research; CCM: NCAR's Community Climate Model; ECMWF: European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts; GISS: Goddard Institute for Space Sciences (Hansen); UCLA: University of California, Los Angeles (Mintz, Arakawa).

Copyright © 2010 Paul Edwards, reproduced by permission. See Edwards (2010).