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Table 2

The CMIP5 GCMs and their grouping by genealogy

NoGCMInstitutionGCM group
ACCESS1.0 Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and Bureau of Meteorology (BOM), Australia 10 
ACCESS1.3       10 
BCC-CSM1.1 Beijing Climate Center, China Meteorological Administration 12 
BCC-CSM1.1(m)       12 
BNU-ESM College of Global Change and Earth System Science, Beijing Normal University 12 
CanESM2 Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis 
CCSM4 National Center for Atmospheric Research 12 
CESM1(BGC) Community Earth System Model Contributors 12 
CESM1(CAM5)       12 
10 CMCC-CM Centro Euro-Mediterraneo per I Cambiamenti Climatici 11 
11 CMCC-CMS       11 
12 CNRM-CM5 Centre National de Recherches Météorologiques/Centre Européen de Recherche et Formation Avancée en Calcul Scientifique 11 
13 CSIRO-Mk3.6.0 Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation in collaboration with the Queensland Climate Change Centre of Excellence 
14 EC-EARTH EC-Earth consortium 11 
15 FGOALS-g2 LASG, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences 
16 FIO-ESM The First Institute of Oceanography, SOA, China 12 
17 GFDL-CM3 NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory 
18 GFDL-ESM2G       
19 GFDL-ESM2M       
20 GISS-E2-H p1 NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies 
21 GISS-E2-H p2       
22 GISS-E2-H p3       
23 GISS-E2-H-CC       
24 GISS-E2-R p1       
25 GISS-E2-R p2       
26 GISS-E2-R p3       
27 GISS-E2-R-CC       
28 HadGEM2-AO Met Office Hadley Centre (additional HadGEM2-ES realizations contributed by Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais) 10 
29 HadGEM2-CC       10 
30 HadGEM2-ES       10 
31 INM-CM4 Institute for Numerical Mathematics 
32 IPSL-CM5A-LR Institut Pierre-Simon Laplace 
33 IPSL-CM5A-MR       
34 IPSL-CM5B-LR       
35 MIROC5 Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute (the University of Tokyo), National Institute for Environmental Studies, and Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology 
36 MIROC-ESM Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute (the University of Tokyo), and National Institute for Environmental Studies 
37 MIROC-ESM-CHEM       
38 MPI-ESM-LR Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie (Max Planck Institute for Meteorology) 11 
39 MPI-ESM-MR Meteorological Research Institute 11 
40 MRI-CGCM3       
41 NorESM1-M Norwegian Climate Centre 12 
Genealogy-based GCM groups
NoGroup nameNumber of GCMsNoGroup nameNumber of GCMsNoGroup nameNumber of GCMs
CanESM2 MRI-CGCM3 MIROC 
CSIRO-Mk3.6.0 GFDL 10 UKMO 
FGOALS-g2 GISS 11 European 
INM-CM4 IPSL 12 NCAR 
NoGCMInstitutionGCM group
ACCESS1.0 Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and Bureau of Meteorology (BOM), Australia 10 
ACCESS1.3       10 
BCC-CSM1.1 Beijing Climate Center, China Meteorological Administration 12 
BCC-CSM1.1(m)       12 
BNU-ESM College of Global Change and Earth System Science, Beijing Normal University 12 
CanESM2 Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis 
CCSM4 National Center for Atmospheric Research 12 
CESM1(BGC) Community Earth System Model Contributors 12 
CESM1(CAM5)       12 
10 CMCC-CM Centro Euro-Mediterraneo per I Cambiamenti Climatici 11 
11 CMCC-CMS       11 
12 CNRM-CM5 Centre National de Recherches Météorologiques/Centre Européen de Recherche et Formation Avancée en Calcul Scientifique 11 
13 CSIRO-Mk3.6.0 Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation in collaboration with the Queensland Climate Change Centre of Excellence 
14 EC-EARTH EC-Earth consortium 11 
15 FGOALS-g2 LASG, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences 
16 FIO-ESM The First Institute of Oceanography, SOA, China 12 
17 GFDL-CM3 NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory 
18 GFDL-ESM2G       
19 GFDL-ESM2M       
20 GISS-E2-H p1 NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies 
21 GISS-E2-H p2       
22 GISS-E2-H p3       
23 GISS-E2-H-CC       
24 GISS-E2-R p1       
25 GISS-E2-R p2       
26 GISS-E2-R p3       
27 GISS-E2-R-CC       
28 HadGEM2-AO Met Office Hadley Centre (additional HadGEM2-ES realizations contributed by Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais) 10 
29 HadGEM2-CC       10 
30 HadGEM2-ES       10 
31 INM-CM4 Institute for Numerical Mathematics 
32 IPSL-CM5A-LR Institut Pierre-Simon Laplace 
33 IPSL-CM5A-MR       
34 IPSL-CM5B-LR       
35 MIROC5 Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute (the University of Tokyo), National Institute for Environmental Studies, and Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology 
36 MIROC-ESM Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute (the University of Tokyo), and National Institute for Environmental Studies 
37 MIROC-ESM-CHEM       
38 MPI-ESM-LR Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie (Max Planck Institute for Meteorology) 11 
39 MPI-ESM-MR Meteorological Research Institute 11 
40 MRI-CGCM3       
41 NorESM1-M Norwegian Climate Centre 12 
Genealogy-based GCM groups
NoGroup nameNumber of GCMsNoGroup nameNumber of GCMsNoGroup nameNumber of GCMs
CanESM2 MRI-CGCM3 MIROC 
CSIRO-Mk3.6.0 GFDL 10 UKMO 
FGOALS-g2 GISS 11 European 
INM-CM4 IPSL 12 NCAR 
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