Biological and Environmental Research - Earth and Environmental System Sciences
Earth and Environmental System Modeling

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Title Principal Investigator(s) Institution Project Start Project Endsort ascending
Variability and Change in Tropical Cyclone Characteristics: Coupled Atmosphere-Ocean Drivers and Coastal Impacts 2020 2025
Extreme Drought, Heat, and Wildfire Impacts on Coastal Water Relations 2020 2025
CATALYST: A Cooperative Agreement to Analyze variability, Change and Predictability in the Earth System 2021 2024
Investigating Cloud Feedbacks in Earth System Models 2020 2023
The Role of Deep Convection and Large-scale Circulation in Driving Model Spread in Low Cloud Feedback and Equilibrium Climate Sensitivity 2020 2023
Ocean Physical-Biogeochemical Interactions in the CMIP6 and E3SM Earth System Models 2020 2023
Water Cycle and Climate Extremes Modeling 2016 2022
PCMDI – An Earth System Model Evaluation Project 1989 2022
Modeling Arctic Storms and Impacts of Diminishing Sea Ice 2020 2022
Integrated Coastal Modeling (ICoM) 2019 2022
Reducing Uncertainty of Polar to Midlatitude Linkages Using DOE's E3SM in a Coordinated Model Experiment 2018 2022
Monsoon Extremes: Impacts, Metrics, and Synoptic-Scale Drivers 2018 2022
The Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation: Key Drivers and Climate Impacts 2018 2022
Mechanisms of Pacific Decadal Variability in ESMs 2018 2022
Reducing Uncertainty in Biogeochemical Interactions through Synthesis and Computation (RUBISCO) Scientific Focus Area (SFA) 2017 2022
Calibrated and Systematic Characterization, Attribution, and Detection of Extremes (CASCADE) 2016 2022
Multi-scale Modeling of Extreme Events and Impact Information 2017 2022
Ocean physical-biogeochemical interactions in the CMIP6 and E3SM Earth System Models 2020 2022
Evaluating the influence of plants on hydrologic cycling: Quantifying and validating the role of plant processes and stomatal conductance 2020 2022
Madden-Julian Oscillation, Tropical Cyclones, and Precipitation Extremes in E3SM 2018 2022
Decadal Prediction and Predictability of Extremes in Ocean Eddy Resolving Coupled Models 2018 2022
Understanding Severe Thunderstorms in the Central United States 2017 2022
Collaborative Research: Understanding Air-Sea Feedbacks to the MJO Through Process Evaluation of Observations and E3SM Experiments 2019 2022
Assessing the Influence of Background State and Climate Variability on Tropical Cyclones Using Initialized Ensembles and Mesh Refinement in E3SM 2019 2022
InteRFACE: Interdisciplinary Research for Arctic Coastal Environments 2019 2022
Influence of Antarctic and Greenland Continental Shelf Circulation on High-Latitude Oceans in E3SM 2019 2022
Simulating Extreme Precipitation in the United States in the Energy Exascale Earth System Model: Investigating the importance of Representing Convective Intensity Versus Dynamic Structure 2018 2022
A Framework for Improving Analysis and Modeling of Earth System and Intersectoral Dynamics at Regional Scales (HyperFACETS) 2019 2022
Understanding Dynamics and Thermodynamics of ENSO and its Complexity Simulated by E3SM and Other Climate Models 2019 2022
HiLAT-RASM: High-Latitude Application and Testing of Earth System Models – Phase II 2016 2022