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MESSAGE
Name and contact of the organization

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

Schlossplatz 1
A-2361 Laxenburg
Austria

Tel: ++43 2236 8070
Fax: ++43 2236 71313
Email: ECS Programme, wagner@iiasa.ac.at

Description of model MESSAGE is relevant in analysing the development of 'greener' technologies, as well as looking at the diffusion of technology across countries. The model can also be used to analyse the trade flows of different energy products.
Particular relevance MESSAGE is relevant in analysing the development of 'greener' technologies, as well as looking at the diffusion of technology across countries. The model can also be used to analyse the trade flows of different energy products.
Coverage World, split in 11 regions
Model applications IPCC Special Report on Emissions Scenarios was prepared  for the Third Assessment Report (TAR) in 2001, on future emission scenarios to be used for driving global circulation models to develop climate change scenarios. Six models from around the world were used to develop the new scenarios, including the MESSAGE model.  (http://www.grida.no/publications/other/ipcc_tar/).
Organization's main area of research Inter-disciplinary scientific studies on environmental, economic, technological, and social issues in the context of human dimensions of global change.
Other projects / reseach Publications (http://www.etsap.org/news.asp)
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