This page contains the latest version of the Marine Biological Laboratory’s General Ecosystem Model (MBL GEM). The model is written in Borland Delphi for IBM PC compatibles.
The files located on this page are self-extracting compressed files for IBM compatible computers. To uncompress the files, download the file into an empty directory and double click on the downloaded file. All files will be extracted to the current directory.
Unless explicitly stated otherwise, parameter files created in one version of the model are not compatible with another version.
Acceptable Use Policy
The software provided on this page has been tested under the Windows operating system. However, its stability under all conditions cannot be guaranteed. The user assumes all risk for its use.
Downloading and using the software requires that:
The Principal Investigator is sent a notice stating the model version downloaded.
The user regularly checks this web site for updated software.
The Principal Investigator of the model be sent a copy of the report or manuscript prior to submission and be adequately cited in any resultant publications.
A copy of any resultant publications should be sent to:
Marine Biological Laboratory
Woods Hole, MA 02543
Versions Available for Download
MBL GEM Version 188.8.131.52
Daily GEM with vegomatic
Updated 27 May 2005
Modified fonts, etc so that windows and dialogs size properly on laptops and other aesthetic changes.
Contains: MBL GEM program, source code, sample parameter files and driver files and Word documentation.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants #OPP-9318529, OPP-9732281, DEB-9509613, and DEB-0108960 and the Environmental Protection Agency under grants RFQ-RT-00-00107 and QT-RT-00-001667. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation or the Environmental Protection Agency.