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The Community Earth System Model (CESM) is a fully coupled, global climate model that provides state-of-the-art computer simulations of the Earth's past, present, and future climate states.

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This forum is dedicated to informing the community of news related to CESM2.0 development.
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Includes requests for new features and configuration inquiries
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This forum is for the discussion of git issues in the CIME repository
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727 Which model compset is qppropriate for doing a 1970 time slice run? and where to get the initial condition files?
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CESM MIP simulations, including CMIP5
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58 CESM1-CAM5 6-hourly output
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Tips and tricks for getting the best performance from CESM
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25 CESM1.2.2 timing table for Cheyenne
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28 Inhibit sea ice formation in a slab ocean through TocnFrz and depressT?
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Forum for issues related to the new version control system
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September 21, 2017 - 8:07am
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A place for questions about the ESMF mapping tools and the cprnc tool as well as any topics related to grid generation.
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September 21, 2017 - 7:33pm
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For discussion regarding the web based modeling tutorials
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CESM software is based on a framework, which divides the complete climate system into component models connected by a flux coupler.

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9 Gravity wave drag and residual circulation (or adiabatic heat rate)
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115 CIME: passing new fields between components
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November 10, 2017 - 3:02pm
 

The Community Atmosphere Model (CAM) is the atmosphere model component of the CESM. Information about running CAM as the atmospheric component of the CESM is found in the CESM release documentation. For information on CAM microphysics, visit the CAM Microphysics Development Group. Please see the Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model Forum and the Climate Chemistry Forum for topic discussions specific to these capabilities of CAM.

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forum now closed - existing threads will eventually be moved to their appropriate forums
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604 run CESM1_2_0 in cheyenne with 'without calling MPI_Finalized()' error and abort job
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59 Near-surface relative humidity in CCSM4 and CESM1 models
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180 How to change variable in Buildconf/camconf/config_cache.xml?
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98 SCAM History variables and Heat and Water Budgets
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September 14, 2017 - 1:39pm
 

The Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model (WACCM) is a comprehensive numerical model, spanning the range of altitude from the Earth's surface to the thermosphere.

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September 11, 2017 - 3:09am
 

The goal of the Chemistry-Climate WG is to continue the development of the representation of chemical gas and aerosol species in the CESM and to further our understanding of the interactions between chemistry/aerosol and climate.

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General Announcements for the Chemistry Climate Working Group Forum
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November 10, 2016 - 7:11pm
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Science Issues for The Chemistry Climate Working Group
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4 sulfate chemistry in CAM5-Chem (CESM1.2.2)
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October 23, 2017 - 11:39am
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Software and Run-time issues for the Chemistry Climate Working Group
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May 16, 2017 - 10:03am
 

The Community Land Model (CLM) is the land model for the Community Earth System Model (CESM). It is a collaborative project between scientists in the Terrestrial Sciences Section (TSS) and the Climate and Global Dynamics Division (CGD) at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and the CESM Land Model and Biogeochemistry Working Groups. Other principal working groups that contribute to the CLM are the Chemistry-Climate, Paleoclimate, Climate Variability and Change, and Land Ice Working Groups.

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226 How to run CESM with land use data fixed for a given year?
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by jedwards
November 10, 2017 - 7:20am
 

CICE5 is the latest version of the Los Alamos Sea Ice Model, sometimes referred to as the Community Ice CodE. It is the result of a community effort to develop a portable, efficient sea ice model that can be run coupled in a global climate model or uncoupled as a stand-alone ice model. It has been released as the sea ice component of the Community Earth System Model (CESM), a fully-coupled global climate model that provides simulations of the earths past, present and future climate states. CICE is supported on high- and low-resolution Greenland Pole and tripole grids, which are identical to those used by the Parallel Ocean Program (POP) ocean model. The high resolution version is best suited for simulating present-day and future climate scenarios while the low resolution option is used for paleoclimate simulations and debugging. Future releases of CICE will be handed through the CICE Consortium.

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For questions related to looking at CESM-CICE output.
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7 What aerosol species does CICE use?
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November 11, 2015 - 4:35pm
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for general information regarding the sea ice component of CESM
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6 FAQ: CICE4 to CICE5 initial files
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September 13, 2017 - 2:11pm
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for fundamental sea ice science and modeling questions (not software)
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for issues encountered within the CESM coupled framework
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103 CICE output problem
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August 31, 2017 - 11:52pm
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For CICE v6+ development including: bugs, diagnostics, testing, and future directions. Information about the CICE Consortium and model code can be found at https://github.com/CICE-Consortium.
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August 30, 2017 - 8:41am
 

The Land Ice Working Group (LIWG) was formed to develop and apply the ice sheet model component of CESM and to assess the role of land ice in climate change and sea-level rise.

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CISM General Announcements
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CISM Software and Run-time issues
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October 19, 2016 - 1:38am
 

Support of specific science objectives of the CESM and maintaining a state-of-the-art ocean component for the CESM as well as conducting related, but curiosity-driven, research leading to new contributions to the CESM community are the primary goals of the Ocean Model Working Group (OMWG). The former goals ensure that our working group, through CESM, fully contributes to science. The latter is absolutely necessary to keep the CESM at the leading edge of ocean climate models. This, of course, requires a continuous high level of effort and support. Information on the new ocean model component of the CESM can be found at http://www.cesm.ucar.edu/models/cesm1.0/pop2/.

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105 Using a spun-up ocean to initialize active ocean-ice (G compset) run
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November 2, 2017 - 7:30am
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November 15, 2017 - 3:29pm
 

Biogeochemistry, modeled in the CESM land model (CLM), and refers to the cycling of carbon and nitrogen through the plant / soil system and the interactions between these cycles as mediated by biological mechanisms of plants and soil heterotrophs.

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10 atmospheric CO2 used by radiative and by biogeochemical flux computations
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March 6, 2009 - 1:51am
 

The Paleoclimate Working Group contributes to the our understanding of climate change through hindcast simulations, comparing model results to data given forcings and boundary conditions (i.e. CMIP5 and PMIP3) and through sensitivity simulations to explore uncertainties in forcings. The working group is also involved in the development of modules for CESM for paleoclimate applications. Many paleoclimate modelling questions can be answered in the Paleo documentation. The Paleoclimate forum is intended for questions regarding implementation of forcings and boundary conditions specific to paleoclimate modeling.

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Paleoclimate General Announcements Forum
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Input data inquiries for paleoclimate simulations
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89 mk_grid_1x1.csh parameters
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August 23, 2017 - 5:37pm
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Output data inquiries for paleoclimate simulations
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24 SSTs and sea ice concentration fields from CCSM3 T85 x 1 last interglacial simulation
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Paleoclimate Science Issues Forum
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Paleoclimate Software and Run-time issues
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August 7, 2017 - 8:49pm
 

The CESM data models perform the basic function of reading external data, modifying that data, and then sending it to the driver via standard CESM coupling interfaces. The driver and other models have no fundamental knowledge of whether another component is fully active or just a data model. In some cases, data models are prognostic and also receive and use some data sent by the driver to the data model. But in most cases, the data models are not running prognostically and have no need to receive any data from the driver.

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August 4, 2017 - 11:13am
 

The Community Sea Ice Model (CSIM) is a dynamic-thermodynamic model that includes a subgrid-scale ice thickness distribution. This model is closely related to the Community Ice CodE (CICE) version 3.1.

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February 1, 2011 - 11:57am
 

The CCSM version of the Parallel Ocean Program (POP) was released in June 2004 as part of the CCSM3.0 release. It is based upon POP Version 1.4.3, which was developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Support for the CCSM3.0 version of the model has expired in accordance with the CESM Support Policy.

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