Community Earth System Model (CESM) is a software suite for simulating Earth climate.

More information here.

Running CESM




To see available versions when logged into Fram issue command

module spider cesm

To use CESM type

module load CESM/<version>

specifying one of the available versions.

License Information

CESM is public domain software, however, portions of the CESM package are under other licenses. For more information, visit http://www.cesm.ucar.edu/models/cesm1.0/copyright.html

It is the user’s responsibility to make sure they adhere to the license agreements.


When publishing results obtained with the software referred to, please do check the developers web page in order to find the correct citation(s).