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How to obtain a copy of the ICON model code


To institutions, the ICON model is distributed under an institutional license issued by DWD. In case of the institutional license, two copies of the institutional license need to be signed and returned by regular mail to the following address.

Deutscher Wetterdienst
attn: Ulrich Sch├Ąttler, FE13
Frankfurter Strasse 135
63067 Offenbach

Please note that returning the license via email is not sufficient.

To individuals, the ICON Model is distributed under a personal non-commercial research license distributed by MPI-M. Every person receiving a copy of the ICON framework code accepts the ICON personal-non-commercial research license by doing so. Or, as the license states: Any use of the ICON-Software is conditional upon and therefore leads to an implied acceptance of the terms of the Software License Agreement. To receive an individually licensed copy, please follow the instructions to obtain the ICON model code with a personal non-commercial research license.