Model Name Modeling Center/Institute Grid size
BCC-CSM1 Beijing Climate Center, China Meteorological Administration 2.8° × 2.8°
MPI-ESM-LR Max Planck Institute for Meteorology 1.875° × 1.875°
MPI-ESM-MR Max Planck Institute for Meteorology 1.875° × 1.875°
IPSL-CM5A-LR Institut Pierre-Simon Laplace 3.75° × 1.89474°
IPSL-CM5A-MR Institut Pierre-Simon Laplace 3.75° × 1.89474°
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 2.8° × 2.8°
MIROC-ESM-CHEM Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute (The University of Tokyo), and National Institute for Environmental Studies 2.8° × 2.8°
MIROC5 Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute (The University of Tokyo), National Institute for Environmental Studies, and Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology 1.40625° × 1.40625°
MRI-CGCM3 Meteorological Research Institute, Japan 1.125° × 1.125°
NorESM1-M Norwegian Climate Center 2.5° × 1.89474°
FGOALS-g2 LASG, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences and CESS, Tsinghua University 2.8° × 2.8°
BNU-ESM College of Global Change and Earth System Science, Beijing Normal University 2.8° × 2.8°
CanESM2 Canadian Centre for Climate Modeling and Analysis 2.8° × 2.8°
Table 3: Origin and grid size of GCMs used.