5.

 

RESPONDING TO CLIMATE MODELING REQUIRMENTS

 

51

   

5.1  Computational Resources Required,

 

51

   

5.2  Will Massively Parallel Architectures Satisfy Our Needs?,

 

55

   

5.3  The Need for Centralized Facilities and Operations,

 

58

   

5.4  Fostering Cooperation With a Common Modeling Infrastructure,

 

58

   

5.5  Human Resources,

 

62

   

5.6  Need for Climate Services and Management Issues,

 

63

   

5.7  Rewarding the Transition Within the Research Community,

 

65

   

5.8  Providing the Best Possible Service to an Informed Public,

 

66

   

5.9  Summary,

 

68

 6.

 

IMPROVING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF U.S. CLIMATE MODELING

 

69

 7.

 

A VISION FOR THE FUTURE

 

75

   

7.1  Climate Research and Climate Operations,

 

76

   

7.2  Mutual Interactions and Mutual Benefits Between Climate Research and Climate Operations,

 

76

   

7.3  From Vision to Reality,

 

80

 8.

 

REFERENCES

 

81

 

 

APPENDIXES

 
   

A  STEERING COMMITTEE AND STAFF BIOGRAPHIES

 

87

   

B  CAPACITY OF U.S. CLIMATE MODELING TO SUPPORT CLIMATE CHANGE ASSESSMENT ACTIVITIES

 

90

   

C  QUESTIONNAIRE SENT TO LARGE AND INTERMEDIATE MODELING CENTERS

 

95

   

D  QUESTIONNAIRE SENT TO SMALL MODELING CENTERS

 

100

   

E  CLIMATE MODELING SURVEY: SUMMARY RESPONSES

 

105

   

F  WORKSHOP AGENDA

 

113

   

G  WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS

 

115

   

H  SUMMARY OF OTHER RELEVANT REPORTS

 

117

   

I  DESCRIPTION OF DIFFERENT CODES

 

121

   

J  ACRONYMS

 

125



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