The core group is developing UKESM1, with a target release date of early 2017.

UKESM as a national capability project:

  • It will develop and analyse a set of future Earth system projections to support impacts-adaptation-mitigation research and policy making;
  • UKESM models will be released to the entire NERC community and their use fully supported;
  • UKESM1 will be the main UK contribution to the 6th Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP6);
  • UKESM1 users training school.