The MIT Regional Climate Model (MRCM) is an advanced version of the Regional Climate Model Version 3 (RegCM3) that includes all of the MIT-based upgrades done by the Eltahir group.
The major upgrade features included in the MRCM are summarized in the table below:
|Coupling of IBIS land surface scheme||Winter et al. (2009)|
|New surface albedo assignment||Marcella and Eltahir (2012)|
|Irrigation scheme||Im et al. (2014)|
|New convective cloud scheme||Gianotti and Eltahir (2014 a)|
|New convective rainfall autoconversion scheme||Gianotti and Eltahir (2014 b)|
|Modified boundary layer height and boundary layer cloud scheme||Gianotti (2013)|