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Contents

Executive Summary

1

Capacity of U.S. Climate Modeling

7

Background

7

Policy Context

8

Current Small and Intermediate Modeling Capabilities

9

Current High-End Modeling Capabilities and Needs

10

Access to Foreign Model Output

13

Priority Setting

15

Coordination

16

Allocating Resources

20

Recent Developments Relevant to this Report: Computational Capabilities and Coordination

22

Conclusions

24

References

30



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