GCAM v4.4 Documentation: References

Documentation for GCAM
The Global Change Assessment Model

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Selected GCAM Papers and Reports

Listed by chronologically by topic.

General Model Structure And Background

Kim, S.H., J.A. Edmonds, J. Lurz, S.J. Smith, and M. Wise. 2006. “The ObjECTS Framework for Integrated Assessment: Hybrid Modeling of Transportation.” Energy Journal 27: 63-91.

Clarke, L., J. Edmonds, H. Jacoby, H. Pitcher, J. Reilly, and R. Richels. 2007a. “CCSP Synthesis and Assessment Product 2.1, Part A: Scenarios of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Atmospheric Concentrations,” U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC.

Brenkert A, S Smith, S Kim, and H Pitcher. 2003. “Model Documentation for the MiniCAM,” PNNL-14337, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington.

Clarke JF and JA Edmonds. 1993. “Modeling Energy Technologies in a Competitive Market,” Energy Economics 15(2):123-129.

Edmonds J, M Wise, H Pitcher, R Richels, T Wigley, and C MacCracken. 1996. “An Integrated Assessment of Climate Change and the Accelerated Introduction of Advanced Energy Technologies: An Application of MiniCAM 1.0,” Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 1(4):311-339.

Edmonds, J. and J. Reilly. 1985. Global Energy: Assessing the Future, Oxford University Press, New York.

Edmonds, J. and J. Reilly. 1983a. “Global Energy Production and Use to the Year 2050,” Energy, 8(6):419-32.

Edmonds, J. and J. Reilly. 1983b. “Global Energy and CO2 to the Year 2050,” The Energy Journal, 4(3):21-47.

Edmonds, J. and J. Reilly. 1983. “A Long-Term, Global, Energy-Economic Model of Carbon Dioxide Release From Fossil Fuel Use,” Energy Economics, 5(2):74-88.

Energy Transformation

Dooley, J.J., and R.T. Dahowski. 2008. “Carbon Dioxide Capture and Geologic Storage (CCS) Large Scale U.S. Unconventional Fuels Production and the Role of Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage Technologies in Reducing Their Greenhouse Gas Emissions,” Presented at the 9th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, November 2008, Washington, D.C.

Luckow P, MA Wise, JJ Dooley, and SH Kim. 2010. “Large-Scale Utilization of Biomass Energy and Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage in the Transport and Electricity Sectors under Stringent CO2 Concentration Limit Scenarios.” International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 4(5):865-877. doi:10.1016/j.ijggc.2010.06.002.

Edmonds, J., J. Dooley, S. Kim, S. Friedman, and M. Wise. 2007. “Technology in an Integrated Assessment Model: The Potential Regional Deployment of Carbon Capture and Storage in the Context of Global CO2 Stabilization,” Human-Induced Climate Change: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (eds. Michael Schlesinger, Francisco C. de la Chesnaye, Haroon Kheshgi, Charles D. Kolstad, John Reilly, Joel B. Smith and Tom Wilson), Cambridge University Press. pp. 181-197.

Dooley JJ, SH Kim, JA Edmonds, SJ Friedman, and MA Wise. 2005. “A First Order Global Geologic CO2 Storage Potential Supply Curve and its Application in a Global Integrated Assessment Model,” in Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, Volume I, eds ES Rubin, DW Keith, and CF Gilboy, Elsevier Science. pp. 573-581

Dooley James J. and Friedman S.J. 2004. “A Regionally disaggregated global accounting of CO2 storage capacity: data and assumptions. Battelle Pacific Northwest Division Technical Report Number PNWD-3431”.


Zhang, Y., SJ Smith, GP Kyle, and PW Stackhouse Jr. 2010. “Modeling the Potential for Thermal Concentrating Solar Power Technologies” Energy Policy, 38 pp. 7884-7897. doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2010.09.00.

Smith SJ, AC Volke, and S Delgado Arias. 2010. “Enhancement of Solar Energy Representation in the GCAM Model,” PNNL-18829.

Hannam, P., Kyle, P., and Smith, SJ. 2010. “Global Deployment of Geothermal Energy Using a New Characterization in GCAM 1.0,” PNNL-19231.

Zhang Y., and S.J. Smith. 2007. “Long-Term Modeling of Solar Energy: Analysis of PV and CSP Technologies,” PNNL-16727.