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Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) – Institut Pierre Simon Laplace (IPSL)


CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) is a government research organization, under the administrative authority of the Ministry of Research. CNRS-IPSL is a consortium of institutes in the Paris area, dedicated to Earth System and climate research. CNRS-IPSL staff is ~1000, and modelling activities are coordinated by the IPSL Climate Modelling Centre (ICMC). CNRS-IPSL was one of the first centres to perform coupled climate-carbon simulations and has strong experience in Earth System Modelling and in the development of its different components: atmosphere (LMDZ), ocean (NEMO), vegetation (ORCHIDEE).