Climate Model Acronyms

Some climate scientists go overboard when naming their models, in an effort to create really clever acronyms. Here are my favourites.


7 thoughts on “Climate Model Acronyms

  1. Their used to be a single-column version of the Hadley Centre unified model, known unofficially as SCUM.

    And of course, there is the Hadley Centre for “Climate Research And Prediction”, itself.

  2. ooh, i love TRIFFID :-)

    the world of high-energy physics is always particularly good at producing horrifically cleve^Wcontrived acronyms: BaBar, SLAC, TOTEM, ALICE, ATLAS, DONUT, MoEDAL, GEANT, MINERνA. though that sort of averages out with the boringly functional ones that make up the balance (CMS, D0, CDF, LHCb).

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