Multi-Scale Chemistry Modeling (MUSICA)

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The Atmospheric Chemistry Observations and Modeling (ACOM) Laboratory at NCAR together with the atmospheric chemistry community is developing a new community modeling infrastructure. MUSICA – the Multi-Scale Infrastructure for Chemistry and Aerosols – will become a computationally feasible global modeling framework that allows for the simulation of large-scale atmospheric phenomena, while still resolving chemistry at emission and exposure relevant scales (down to ~4 km within the next 5 years). MUSICA will eventually replace and extend the current separate community chemistry modeling efforts at NCAR (e.g. WACCM, CAM-Chem, WRF-Chem), paralleling other activities at NCAR to streamline and unify model development.

Learn more about MUSICA Working Groups on the MUSICA Governance page.

The MUSICA Tutorial has been postponed. For more information and sign up for updates please see the Tutorial website.  

The MUSICA Kick-Off meeting was held at NCAR from 21-22 May, 2019. Presentations from this meeting are available from the meeting website.




ACOM | Atmospheric Chemistry Observations & Modeling