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The impact of SciDAC on US climate change research and the IPCC AR4

Michael Wehner
2005 Journal of Physics, Conference Series  
The first, entitled "Collaborative Design and Development of the Community Climate System Model for Terascale Computers", has made important software contributions to the recently released third version  ...  of the Community Climate System Model (CCSM3.0) developed at the National Center for Atmospheric Research.  ...  Conclusion The success of the "Collaborative Design and Development of the Community Climate System Model for Terascale Computers" and the "Earth System Grid II: Turning Climate Datasets into Community  ... 
doi:10.1088/1742-6596/16/1/084 fatcat:fvtcyuhovfcavkwycyuicrdiga

Evaluating Modes of Variability in Climate Models

Adam S. Phillips, Clara Deser, John Fasullo
2014 EOS  
Acknowledgments The authors thank the members of the Climate Analysis Section of the Climate and Global Dynamics Division at NCAR for input. NCAR is sponsored by the National Science Foundation.  ...  The CVDP computes key metrics of internal climate variability in a set of user-specifi ed model simulations and observational data sets.  ...  CVDP as an Open-Source Community Activity and Repository The CVDP is designed with the potential for future community contributions in mind: for example, inclusion of additional parameters, modes of variability  ... 
doi:10.1002/2014eo490002 fatcat:q4cej5pnx5bxdb76hfy2jixf2m

The detection of Rossby-like waves on the Sun

Scott W. McIntosh, William J. Cramer, Manuel Pichardo Marcano, Robert J. Leamon
2017 Nature Astronomy  
(Image courtesy Scott McIntosh, NCAR.).)  ...  of the Sun.  ...  They're using global and regional computer models, along with statistical techniques, to generate projections of future climate in ways that will be most helpful to infrastructure designers and planners  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41550-017-0086 fatcat:g3lg6m3ujbdjbl6ibk3ffdjxsi

The use of the Climate-science Computational End Station (CCES) development and grand challenge team for the next IPCC assessment: an operational plan

W M Washington, J Drake, L Buja, D Anderson, D Bader, R Dickinson, D Erickson, P Gent, S Ghan, P Jones, R Jacob
2008 Journal of Physics, Conference Series  
Department of Energy (DOE) in developing and applying the Community Climate System Model (CCSM) for climate change science.  ...  The CCSM3 is the current state-of-the-science model that accurately simulates global to continental aspects of the physical climate system.  ...  Climate Change (NCAR/LLNL) The Climate Change working Group (Washington(NCAR)/Meehl(NCAR)/Santer(LLNL)/Buja(NCAR)) and the climate modeling community has initiated an experimental design process for the  ... 
doi:10.1088/1742-6596/125/1/012024 fatcat:uu4avju4zjaghbn4ebth5sx37i

Community Earth System Model Data Management: Policies and Challenges

Gary Strand
2011 Procedia Computer Science  
The data management plan of the Community Earth System Model (CESM)[1] from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is given historical context and its policies, definitions, and features are  ...  The drivers of CESM data management are discussed, including the upcoming Coupled Model Intercomparison Project 5 (CMIP5), the ongoing Earth System Grid (ESG) project, and the strategies to address these  ...  This work is supported by the Office of Biological and Environmental Research, US Department of Energy, as part of its Climate Change Prediction Program (CCPP); and by NCAR.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2011.04.058 fatcat:sdcbie5ganbajafkqknzxxw27q

The ANU translator: facilitating computer visualization and data analysis of climate model outputs

D.E. Hyman, D.R. Whitehouse, J.A. Taylor, J.W. Larson, D.P. Hansen, J.A. Lindesay
1996 Environmental Software  
Computer visualization and data analysis tools are an essential component in the study and evaluation of climate model output.  ...  It is intended that this translation package be made widely available for use by the climate modelling community as a research and teaching aid.  ...  Acknowledgements A grant from the Quality Assurance Program of the Department of Employment Education and Training supported this work (DEET R30884).  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0266-9838(96)00020-2 fatcat:hmd2bfqmkja2nftx52zydnzgqm

Page 917 of Journal of Climate Vol. 14, Issue 5 [page]

2001 Journal of Climate  
F Wilson, 1986: Biosphere—Atmosphere Transfer Schemes (BATS) for the NCAR community climate model.  ...  NCAR/TN-275 + STR, 69 pp. , and . 1993: Biosphere—Atmosphere Transfer Scheme (BATS) version IE as coupled to the NCAR community climate model. Tech. Note NCAR/TN-387 + STR, 72 pp. ——., M. Shaikh, R.  ... 

Architectural and application

Steven W. Hammond, Richard D. Loft, Philip D. Tannenbaum
1996 Proceedings of the 1996 ACM/IEEE conference on Supercomputing (CDROM) - Supercomputing '96  
We also describe the composition of the NCAR Benchmark Suite, designed to evaluate the computers for use on climate modeling applications.  ...  Finally, we detail the scalability and performance of the SX-4/32 relative to the NCAR Benchmark Suite.  ...  Acknowledgements Many people at NCAR contributed to the assembly and testing of the NCAR benchmark suite.  ... 
doi:10.1145/369028.369076 fatcat:ttcvjb24gjbihlwpr75i7xwici

Page 365 of Journal of Climate Vol. 13, Issue 2 [page]

2000 Journal of Climate  
Rasch, 1996: Description of the NCAR Community Climate Model (CCM3). NCAR Tech. Note, NCAR/TN420+STR, 152 pp. [Available from National Center for Atmospheric Research, P.O.  ...  ., 1988: The effect of vertical finite difference ap- proximations on simulations with the NCAR Community Cli- mate Model. J. Climate, 1, 40-58. ——. and P. J.  ... 

Pangeo NSF Earthcube Proposal

Ryan Abernathey, Kevin Paul, Joe Hamman, Matthew Rocklin, Chiara Lepore, Michael Tippett, Naomi Henderson, Richard Seager, Ryan May, Davide Del Vento
2017 Figshare  
The Project Description from the NSF-funded Earthcube project "Pangeo: An Open Source Big Data Climate Science Platform" (NSF award 1740648)  ...  Such models are currently being run at both NCAR and GFDL, two of the leading US climate modeling centers.  ...  Since the project's inception in 1995, nearly the whole international climate modeling community has participated.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.5361094.v1 fatcat:lgj5vrhhnfa45haoj7kfizfgfi

Overview of the Software Design of the Community Climate System Model

John B. Drake, Philip W. Jones, George R. Carr
2005 The international journal of high performance computing applications  
The Community Climate System Model (CCSM) is a computer model for simulating the Earth's climate.  ...  As a community model, the CCSM must run on a variety of machine architectures and must perform well on all these architectures for computationally intensive climate simulations.  ...  Introduction: Community Climate System Model The Community Climate System Model (CCSM) is a computer model for simulating the Earth's climate.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1094342005056094 fatcat:ajiuqpl47rebni33ukccubsjva

Page 1590 of Journal of Climate Vol. 19, Issue 9 [page]

2006 Journal of Climate  
Here we present the results of the application of the G2002 physically based downscaling method to century cli- mate change simulations by a global climate model, the NCAR Community Climate System Model  ...  Experiment design As explained by G2006, the downscaling method has been applied to the NCAR CAM3 (Collins et al. 2006b; Boville et al. 2006; Hack et al. 2006) and Community Land Model (CLM3: Dickinson  ... 

Influence of parallel computational uncertainty on simulations of the Coupled General Climate Model

Z. Song, F. Qiao, X. Lei, C. Wang
2012 Geoscientific Model Development  
</strong> This paper investigates the impact of the parallel computational uncertainty due to the round-off error on climate simulations using the Community Climate System Model Version 3 (CCSM3).  ...  Finally, it is suggested that the influence of the parallel computational uncertainty on Coupled General Climate Models (CGCMs) can be a quality standard or a metric for developing CGCMs.</p>  ...  The atmosphere, ocean, land and ice components of CCSM3 are the NCAR Community Atmospheric Model Version 3 (CAM3), the Parallel Ocean Program Version 1.4.3 (POP1.4.3), the NCAR Community Land (2004)  ... 
doi:10.5194/gmd-5-313-2012 fatcat:vrmeho4ug5cv7bcnhz5aucyrl4

Influence of parallel computational uncertainty on simulations of the Coupled General Climate Model

Z. Song, F. Qiao, X. Lei, C. Wang
2011 Geoscientific Model Development Discussions  
This paper investigates the impact of the parallel computational uncertainty due to the round-off error on climate simulations using the Community Climate System Model Version 3 (CCSM3).  ...  Finally, it is suggested that the influence of the parallel computational uncertainty on Coupled General Climate Models (CGCMs) can be a quality standard or a metric for developing CGCMs.  ...  The atmosphere, ocean, land and ice components of CCSM3 are the NCAR Community Atmospheric Model Version 3 (CAM3), the Parallel Ocean Program Version 1.4.3 (POP1.4.3), the NCAR Community Land (2004)  ... 
doi:10.5194/gmdd-4-3295-2011 fatcat:opyyrqmlqffk5pgvcelou7upem

Data Curation in Climate and Weather: Transforming Our Ability to Improve Predictions through Global Knowledge Sharing

Clifford A. Jacobs, Steven J. Worley
2009 International Journal of Digital Curation  
Climate and Weather are of increasing interest to the scientific community and the general public.  ...  Rudimentary observations of the atmosphere and ocean have been collected for over one hundred years and proxity measurements of the climate can trace our planet's climatic history for millions of years  ...  However, a majority of the data from global climate-simulation models, mesoscale weather models, and other earth science models that are run on the NCAR supercomputers.  ... 
doi:10.2218/ijdc.v4i2.94 fatcat:256mrvcuifhztc34l7tw2ujkza
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