Best Practices in the Community Earth System Model

Date and Time: 
2011 Nov 10th @ 3:10pm
ML-132 Main Seminar Rm
Nancy Norton

This talk will present a survey of best practices used in the development and management of the CESM, a fully coupled global climate model that provides state-of-the-art computer simulations of the Earth's past, present, and future climate states. The speaker will take a hard look at what works and what needs improvement and will encourage participation from the SEA.

Speaker Description: 

Nancy Norton is a Software Engineer in the CESM Software Engineering Group. Her career at NCAR spans several decades and began as a graduate student participating in the former Scientific Computing Division's Fellowship Program in Scientific Computing. After completing her MS in meteorology and MA in mathematics at the Pennsylvania State University, she joined CGD's Oceanography Section, where she provided programming support for individual scientists' research. In the early 1990's, Ms. Norton became the CSM ocean-model software engineering liaison. Presently she is the lead software engineer on the Modeling Ocean Variability and Biogeochemical Cycles (MOBY) project, incorporating the MIT Darwin ecosystem model into CESM.

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