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Simulation Models Currently in Use

Listed below are the various simulation models acquired, tested and put to use at GCISC:

Regional Climate Models:

  • PRECIS (Hadley Centre, UK)
  • RegCM4 (AS-ICTP, Italy)
  • WRF (NCAR, USA)

Watershed Models:

  • DHSVM (Univ. of Washington, USA)
  • UBC (Univ. of British Columbia, Canada)
  • HEC-HMS (US Army Corps of Engineers)
  • TAC-D (ETHZ Switzerland)
  • TOPKAPI (ETHZ Switzerland)

Crop Simulation Models:

  • DSSAT: Decision Support System for Agro-technology Transfer (Univ. of Georgia, Griffin, USA) comprising the models:
  • CERES (for cereals)
  • CROPGRO (for grain legumes)
  • CROPSIM (for root crops)
  • Other Crop Models (for Tomato, Sunflower, Sugarcane, Pasture)
  • InfoCrop: (Indian Council for Agriculture Research (ICAR), India)
  • AQUACROP: FAO (Italy) "Simulation Models Currently in Use" under "Crop Simulation Models"

Water Management Models:

  • PODIUM: Policy Dialogue Model (International Water Management Institute, Sri Lanka)
  • CROPWAT: FAO (Italy)

Environment:

  • CALPUFF (Source: ASG, USA)
  • HYSPLIT ((Source: NOAA, USA)
  • GAINS Asia: Greenhouse Gas and Air Pollution Interactions and Synergies (IIASA, Austria)
 
 
News
 Challenging job opportunities at Global Change Impact Studies Centre (GCISC), Government of Pakistan.

 International Science-Policy Conference on Climate Change (SPCCC), December 18-20, 2017 @ ISLAMABAD

 A seminar will be held on "Estimating Glacier Melt Rates in the Himalayas" in GCISC, Islamabad, on July 04, 2017 10:00AM by Ms. Jewell Lund, Graduate Student, University of Utah, USA

 A seminar will be held on "Role of Urban Environmental Gradients in Dengue Transmission in Pakistan" in GCISC, Islamabad, on July 03, 2017 02:00PM by Dr. Bushra Khalid, Postdoc fellow in IIASA, Austria

 Dr.Tariq Banuri join GCISC as Executive Director

 A third of the world now faces deadly heatwaves as result of climate change (www.theguardian.com June 19, 2017)

 Trump believes in climate change, says US Ambassador (newsweekpakistan.com June 05, 2017)

 UNDP expresses readiness to help Pakistan cope with adverse impact of climate change(radio.gov.pk June 13, 2017)

 World leaders to press Trump on climate change at G20 meeting (dailynews.com June 19, 2017)

 PM approves launching of 'Green Pakistan Programme' to fight climate change (radio.gov.pk June 19, 2017)