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Gerald Meehl, National Center for Atmospheric Research
Posted: October 18, 2014
Distinguished researcher Gerald Meehl has been elected to the American Geophysical Union (AGU) 2014 Class of Fellows. Meehl, recognized for outstanding contributions in the area of Earth and Space Sciences, will be recognized on December 17, at the Honors Ceremony and Banquet during the 2014 AGU...
Jinyun Tang, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Posted: October 16, 2014
Regional and Global Climate Modeling funded scientist Jinyun Tang, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, has been awarded honorable mention for the Gene E. Likens outstanding publication award by the Ecological Society of America (ESA). This award is granted to only one scientist and one honorable...
Posted: August 30, 2014
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — High performance computing researchers at Sandia National Laboratories are working with the Department of Energy (DOE) and other national laboratories and institutions to develop and apply the most complete climate and Earth system model, to address the most challenging and...
Posted: August 25, 2014
High performance computing will be used to develop and apply the most complete climate and Earth system model to address the most challenging and demanding climate change issues. Eight Department of Energy national laboratories, including Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, are combining forces...
Posted: August 19, 2014
High performance computing (HPC) will be used to develop and apply the most complete climate and Earth system model to address the most challenging and demanding climate change issues. Over a planned 10-year span, the project aim is to conduct simulations and modeling on the most sophisticated HPC...
Posted: August 05, 2014
Eight national laboratories, including Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, are combining forces with the National Center for Atmospheric Research, four academic institutions and one private-sector company, to start work on the most complete climate and Earth system model yet. High performance...
Posted: August 01, 2014
A new Earth System Modeling project, Accelerated Climate Modeling for Energy (ACME), has recently launched and made available its Project Strategy and Initial Implementation Plan. ACME is an unprecedented collaboration among eight national laboratories, the National Center for Atmospheric Research...
Posted: July 31, 2014
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science is now accepting research applications through its Early Career Research Program. For the 2014 call, the DOE Climate and Environmental Sciences Division is only accepting proposals in the area of land-atmosphere interactions. Applications are sought...
Posted: December 12, 2013
The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science is now accepting applications for an Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for university-led projects under the Earth System Modeling (ESM) and Regional and Global Climate Modeling (RGCM)...
Posted: October 17, 2013
Climate scientist Dr. L. Ruby Leung at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory authored a feature article titled “A Hierarchical Evaluation of Regional Climate Simulations” for EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), published August 20. The report describes recent advancements in...
Posted: August 14, 2013
Distinguished researchers L. Ruby Leung, Natalie Mahowald, and Warren Washington have been elected to the American Geophysical Union (AGU) 2013 Class of Fellows. Of the 217 nominations, 62 were elected into the new class, which will be recognized on Wednesday, December 11, at the Honors Ceremony...
Posted: August 06, 2013
George Pau and Nathan Urban have been selected, along with 63 other recipients, by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Science as Early Career Research Program award winners for 2013. Each winner will receive monetary funds from DOE's Earth System Modeling program over a period of five...
Posted: July 29, 2013
Congratulations to Dr. Philip Rasch on being awarded the prestigious 2013 Community Earth System Model (CESM) Distinguished Achievement Award by the CESM advisory board. Rasch was honored for his significant contribution to the growth and prominence of CESM, in development for over 30 years.CESM is...
Posted: July 11, 2013
To predict how Earth's climate will change regionally and globally--and how it will change now and in the next decade, the National Science Foundation (NSF), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Department of Energy (DOE) announced new grant recipients to research these questions. The...
Posted: May 29, 2013
U.S. and Brazilian collaborators will combine to study one of the most complex climate processes on Earth: the atmosphere-cloud-terrestrial tropical systems that drive tropical deep convection in the Amazon. Three funding opportunities related to the Green Ocean Amazon (GOAMAZON) field campaign are...
Posted: May 14, 2013
UPDATE 6/17/13: The deadline for the Letter of Intent has been extended to 5:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time, June 21, 2013. Funding limits have also been clarified. For collaborations between institutions, the DOE-funded team limit is $350,000 per year for applications addressing only the TES and/or...
Posted: March 25, 2013
 The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science is now accepting applications for Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) grants for under-represented research within the program. Priority will be given to observational, data analysis, and/or modeling studies that use data from the...
Posted: January 25, 2013
The Department of Energy's Climate and Environmental Sciences Division (CESD) hosted two town hall meetings at the 93rd American Meteorological Society Meeting in Austin, Texas. Held January 6-10, 2013, the meeting attracted over 3300 scientists, professors, and students Advancing robust predictive...
Posted: January 02, 2013
The DOE/BER Climate and Environmental Sciences Division (CESD) indicated in its recently released Strategic Plan that there is a growing need to upgrade, coordinate, and focus data informatics and related research capabilities in support of the Division’s mission and strategy.  In response to this...
Posted: December 20, 2012
DOE's Climate and Environmental Sciences Division will be holding two town hall meetings at the 93rd AMS Annual Meeting, held in Austin, Texas. The first town hall, DOE Priorities on Community Modeling and Long-Term Predictions of the Integrated Water Cycle, will be held 12:15-1:15 PM on Monday,...
Posted: December 06, 2012
In November, Steven Chu, U.S. Secretary of Energy, announced that Titan, a new supercomputer located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory was named the world’s most powerful according to the TOP500 list of the world’s fastest supercomputers. Titan, a Cray XK7, achieved a speed of 17.59 petaflops (...
Posted: May 22, 2012
Céline Bonfils, a climate scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, is a 2012 recipient of an Office of Science Early Career Research Program Award. Bonfils was selected by the Office of Biological and Environmental Research for the project “Detection and Attribution of Regional Climate...
Posted: May 21, 2012
A recent article authored by Céline Bonfils et al., titled "On the influence of shrub height and expansion on northern high latitude climate," was chosen as an Institute of Physics (IOP) Select Paper for its focus on the dynamics of arctic and sub-arctic vegetation. Because there is observational...
Posted: February 23, 2012
Now accepting applications for grants on topics related to the "Reduction of Tropical Cloud and Precipitation Biases in Global High Resolution Models."
Posted: November 23, 2011
MultiSector Dynamics Program Area Research Goals To to advance scientific understanding of the complex interactions, interdependencies, and co-evolutionary pathways of human and natural systems, including interdependencies among sectors and infrastructures.
Posted: November 23, 2011
Research from the ESM program results in improved state-of-the-science dynamically coupled models for understanding future variability and predictability of the climate system.
Posted: October 31, 2011
University awards were recently provided to applicants for the Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing, or SciDAC, program solicitation, from BER's climate modeling programs to support collaborative research that will enhance spatial resolution, physical process representation, validation,...

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