Selected Environmental and Biological Models

Atmospheric Models
NameFull Name (expanded)DeveloperModel Attributes
AERMODAMS/EPA Regulatory Model Improvement Committee ModelUSEPAGaussian Dispersion
ALOHAAreal Locations of Hazardous AtmospheresNOAA, USEPAHazardous gas dispersion model
ASPENAssessment System for Population Exposure NationwideUSEPANationwide long-term gaussian mesoscale dispersion model
BEISBiogenic Emissions Inventory System modelingNOAA, USEPAEstimates VOC emissions from vegetation and nitric oxide (NO) emissions from soils
BenMAPEnvironmental Benefits Mapping and Analysis ProgramCMAS Center, UNC Chapel HillEstimates the health benefits from improvements in air quality
CALPro (CALPUFF, CALMET)CALifornia PUFF model (with post-processor)EarthTechPuff Dispersion with wind held preprocessor
CAMEOComputer Aided Management of Emergency OperationsNOAA, USEPAFor planning for and response to chemical emergencies, includes chemical database, method to manage the data, air dispersion model, and mapping capability
CAMxComprehensive Air quality Model with extensionsEnvironPhotochemical, regional
CMAQCommunity Multiscale Air Quality ModelUSEPA NERLMultiscale emissions modeling
EMS-HAPEmissions Modeling System for Hazardous Air PollutantsUSEPAEmissions inventory data processing
HYSPLITHybrid Single-Particle Lagrangian Integrated TrajectoryNOAA-ARLTrajectory/dispersion
LandGEMLandfill Gas Emissions ModelUSEPA and Eastern Research GroupEstimates emission rates for total landfill gas, methane, carbon dioxide, nonmethane organic compounds, and individual air pollutants from municipal solid waste landfills
MCIPMeteorology-Chemistry Interface ProcessorUSEPAConverts MM5 output into CMAQ input
MM5The Fifth-Generation NCAR / Penn State Mesoscale ModelPenn. State. UPrognostic meteorological
Models-3Models-3USEPA and MCNCIntegrated AQ modeling system
QUICQuick Urban & Industrial Complex Dispersion Modeling SystemLos Alamos National LabComputes chemical, biological, and radiological agent dispersion on building to neighborhood scales
RAMS/HYPACTRegional Atmospheric Modeling System/Hybrid Particle And Concentration Transport modelMission Research Corp and AsterPrognostic meteorological/Lagrangian dispersion
REMSADRegional Modeling System for Aerosols and DepositionICF Consulting/Systems Applications InternationalBuilt on UAM-V (Urban Airshed Model) framework, estimates regional and annual PM
RPM-AEROReactive Plume Model with Aerosol dynamicsCCLPhotochemical/aerosol, trajectory
SAQMSARMAP Air Quality ModelCalifornia Air Resources BoardPhotochemical, regional
SCIPUFFSecond-order Closure Integrated Gaussian Puff modelTitan ProductsTransport and dispersion engine for HPAC
SMOKESparse Matrix Operator Kernel EmissionsCMAS and USEPAEmissions processing
UAM-VUrban Airshed Model version VSonoma Technology IncPhotochemical, regional
UnmixUnmix Receptor ModelUSEPASource apportionment and characterization
WRFWeather Research & Forecasting ModelNCARNumerical weather prediction system to serve both operational forecasting and atmospheric research
Biological Fate and Transport (Human)
NameFull Name (expanded)DeveloperModel Attributes
BLMBiotic Ligand ModelHydroqual IncCalculates metal speciation and predicts metal toxicity in aquatic systems
IEUBKIntegrated Exposure Uptake Biokinetic Model for Lead in ChildrenUSEPALead uptake and disposition
LUDEPLung Dose Evaluation ProgramUK National Radiological Protection BoardCalculates internal doses using the ICRP Publication 66 Respiratory Tract Model
QCP 2005Quantitative Circulatory Physiology ModelThe Modeling Workshop- University of Mississippi Medical CenterWhole-body physiology model of the human
STEMSpatiotemporal Epidemiological ModelerOHF (Open Healthcare Framework)Helps predict the spread of disease; uses established disease-modeling techniques: spatiotemporal Susceptible/Infectious/Recovered (SIR) and Susceptible/Exposed/Infectious/Recovered (SEIR) models
Dermal Exposure (Human)
NameFull Name (expanded)DeveloperModel Attributes
Residential-SHEDSResidential Stochastic Human Exposure and Dose Simulation model for pesticidesUSEPAProbabilistic exposure model for contact with pesticides
Dietary Exposure (Human)
NameFull Name (expanded)DeveloperModel Attributes
CalendexCalendar-Based Dietary and Non-Dietary Aggregate and Cumulative Exposure Software SystemUSEPAestimates consumer and occupational exposure to chemicals, particularly pesticides
CARESCumulative and Aggregate Risk Evaluation SystemUSEPA, CropLife AmericaEvaluates potential risk from dietary, drinking water, and residential sources and from oral, dermal, and inhalation routes of exposure
DEEMDietary Exposure Evaluation ModelUSEPA, NovigenProvides dietary probabilistic assessments of dietary pesticide exposure
DEPMDietary Exposure Potential ModelUSEPACorrelates extant food information for estimating dietary exposure
LifelineLifelineThe LifeLine GroupCharacterizes population-based aggregate and cumulative exposures and risks from pesticide residues in food and tapwater
SHEDS DietaryStochastic Human Exposure and Dose Simulation Model for Multimedia, Multipathway Chemicals (SHEDS-Multimedia):Dietary ModuleUSEPAA module of SHEDS-Multimedia - improves estimates of aggregate and cumulative human exposure and dose
NameFull Name (expanded)DeveloperModel Attributes
ERDEMExposure Related Dose Estimating ModelAnteon & USEPAEstimates chemical dose to organs
MeltDBMeltDBBielefeld UniversityWeb based framework for the storage, analysis and visualization of metabolomic datasests and their integration with experimental data from transcriptomics, genomics and proteomics.
MENTOR-3PModeling ENvironment for TOtal Risk studies for Population Physiologically-based PharmacokineticsCCLPhysiologically-based pharmacokinetic modeling for human populations allowing simultaneous consideration of multiple, co-occurring chemicals in a consistent manner, incorporating intra- and inter-individual variation and variability
P3MPhysiological Parameters for PBPK ModelingThe Lifeline GroupParameterization of exposure and PBPK models of interindividual variation
Food Web/Ecological
NameFull Name (expanded)DeveloperModel Attributes
ACEAcute-to-Chronic Estimation (ACE) with Time-Concentration-Effect ModelsUSEPAAddresses data gaps in species sensitivity and reduces reliance on uncertainty factors in ecological risk assessment; Prediction of chronic toxicity from acute toxicity datasets
FGETSFood and Gill Exchange of Toxic SubstancesUSEPABioaccumulation
Web-ICEWeb-based Interspecies Correlation EstimationUSEPAEstimates acute toxicity to aquatic and terrestrial organisms for use in risk assessment
NameFull Name (expanded)DeveloperModel Attributes
GMSGroundwater Modeling SystemAquaveoIntegrated groundwater modeling system
MINTEQA2Metal Speciation for Equilibrium for Surface and Ground WaterUSEPA/Batelle PNLAqueous geochemistry, equilibrium speciation
ModelGISModel Geographical Information SystemHSI GeoTransGIS interface for the groundwater flow model MODFLOW
Indoor Air
NameFull Name (expanded)DeveloperModel Attributes
COMISConjunction of Multlzone Infiltration Specialists modelLBNLModels air flow and contaminant distributions in buildings
CONTAMContaminant transport analysis softwareNISTMultizone indoor air quality and ventilation analysis
IAQXSimulation Tool Kit for Indoor Air Quality and Inhalation ExposureUSEPAIndoor air quality simulation
RESRAD BuildRESidual RADioactive BuildArgonne National LabIndoor radiological exposure
Inhalation Exposure (Human)
NameFull Name (expanded)DeveloperModel Attributes
APEXAir Pollution Exposure ModelUSEPA and ManTechHuman inhalation exposure model within the TRIM model framework
HAPEMHazardous Air Pollutant Exposure ModelUSEPAPopulation exposure model for air toxics
HEMHuman Exposure ModelUSEPARisk assessments for major point sources; addresses inhalation exposure pathway; predicts risks associated with emitted chemicals in ambient air
MENTOR-1AModeling ENvironment for TOtal Risk studies in a "One Atmosphere" settingProbablistic individual and population exposures and inhalation doses
MPPDMultiple Path Particle Dosimetry modelCIITEstimates human and rat airway particle dosimetry, applicable to risk assessment, research, and education
pNEM-Ozoneprobabilistic NAAQS (National Ambient Air Quality Standards) Exposure Model for OzoneUSEPAProbabilistic population exposure to ozone
SHEDS-PMStochastic Human Exposure and Dose Simulation for Particulate MatterUSEPAProbabilistic population exposure to fine particle
NameFull Name (expanded)DeveloperModel Attributes
3MRAMultimedia, Multi-pathway, Multi-receptor Exposure and Risk AssessmentUSEPANationwide risk assessment for waste management facilities
ARAMSAdaptive Risk Assessment Modeling SystemUS Army ERDCEstimates health impacts/risks associated with MRCs and other potential contaminants
CALTOXCALifornia TOXicity modelLBNLHealth-risk assessments that address contaminated soils and the contamination of adjacent air, surface water, sediments, and ground water
FRAMESFramework for Risk Analysis Multimedia Environmental SystemsPNNLAids in selecting and implementing environmental models for risk assessment/management
IEMIndirect Exposure ModelUSEPADioxin exposure reassessment (including mercury)
MENTOR-2EModeling ENvironment for TOtal Risk studies for Emergency EventsCCLCharacterization of exposures for emergency events for improving planning for emergency response
MENTOR-4MModeling ENvironment for TOtal Risk studies for Multiple co-occurring contaminants and Multimedia, Multipathway, Multiroute exposuresCCLProbablistic individual and population exposures to multimedia pollutants
MEPASMultimedia Environmental Pollutant Assessment SystemPNNLIntegrates transport and exposure pathways for chemical and radioactive releases to determine their potential impact on the surrounding environment, individuals, and populations
MIMSMultimedia Integrated Modeling SystemUSEPAInfrastructure for constructing, composing, executing, and evaluating cross-media models
MMSOILSMultimedia Contaminant Fate, Transport, and Exposure ModelUSEPAEstimates human exposure/health risk associated with releases of contamination from hazardous waste sites
MULTIMEDMultimedia Exposure Assessment ModelUSEPASimulates the movement of contaminants leaching from a waste disposal facility
RAASRemedial Action Assessment SystemPNNLRemedial investigation/feasibility study of hazardous waste sites
RESRADRESidual RADioactiveArgonne National LabRadiological exposure
SHEDS DietaryStochastic Human Exposure and Dose Simulation Model for Multimedia, Multipathway Chemicals (SHEDS-Multimedia):Dietary ModuleUSEPAA module of SHEDS-Multimedia - improves estimates of aggregate and cumulative human exposure and dose
SHEDS-PesticideStochastic Human Exposure and Dose Simulation Model for PesticidesUSEPA and ManTechSimulates aggregate exposures (multimedia, single chemical) of children to pesticides
USEtoxUSEtoxUNEP-SETACenvironmental model for characterization of human and ecotoxic impacts in Life Cycle Impact Assessment and for comparative assessment and ranking of chemicals according to their inherent hazard characteristics
Surface Water/Watershed
NameFull Name (expanded)DeveloperModel Attributes
BASINSBetter Assessment Science Integrating Point & Nonpoint SourcesUSEPAIntegrated watershed modeling system
DFLOWUSEPAWindows-based tool to estimate user selected design stream flows for low flow analysis and water quality standards
SMSSurface Water Modeling SystemAquaveoIntegrated surface water modeling system
WMSWatershed Modeling SystemAquaveoIntegrated watershed modeling system
Utilities for Integrated Modeling
NameFull Name (expanded)DeveloperModel Attributes
EDMSEmissions & Dispersion Modeling SystemFAAAssesses air quality impacts of airport emission sources
FRAMESFramework for Risk Analysis Multimedia Environmental SystemsPNNLAids in selecting and implementing environmental models for risk assessment/management
IMESIntegrated Model Evaluation SystemUSEPATool for selecting models based on site-specific factors