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What is the BFM

The Biogeochemical Flux Model (BFM) is a numerical model for the simulation of the dynamics of major biogeochemical properties in marine ecosystems.

The BFM is open source software freely available under the GNU Public License. The model description is available here.The code and the full documentation can be downloaded here.

Members of the BFM agreement

The development of the BFM is supported by a formal agreement. The agreement establishes a program for model development that is discussed and prepared every year by the participants. Model developments are inserted by the system team into the different releases of the model. The agreement is open to entrance of more contributors and more information can be requested to info(at)

Current members of the consortium are: CMCC, OGS, UNIBO, and UCT.

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