This model demonstrates the effect of greenhouse gases on outgoing energy flux and compares various greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide, methane, and water vapor with respect to the absorption of infrared radiation.

About the Tool

Tool Name MODTRAN Infrared Light in the Atmosphere
Discipline Earth Sciences
Topic(s) in Discipline Greenhouse effect of Earth’s atmospheric gases
Climate Topic Climate and the Atmosphere, The Greenhouse Effect
Type of Tool Model/Simulator
Grade Level Undergraduate
Location  Global
Language English
Developed by David Archer
Hosted at The University of Chicago
Access Online
Computer Skills Intermediate