CESM Climate Variability Working Group

The Climate Variability Working Group (CVWG) was formed to analyze natural and anthropogenically-induced patterns of climate variability in CESM and its component models as a means of furthering our understanding of the observed climate system. The CVWG also conducts simulations with CESM and its component models that are available to the broad research community.

Upcoming Meetings

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Review archives of past meeting agendas, reports, and presentations.

CVWG Community Liaison:

Adam Phillips is the CVWG Liaison. [email]

Co-Chair Contact Information:

Dr. Clara Deser
NCAR-CGD, P.O. Box 3000, Boulder, CO 80307-3000
Tel: 303-497-1359, Fax: 303-497-1333, e-mail: cdeser@ucar.edu
Admin Contact: Lisa Butler (303-497-1366 or lbutler@ucar.edu)

Dr. Ben Kirtman
RSMAS / MPO, University of Miami, 4600 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149
Tel: 305.421.4046, e-mail: bkirtman@rsmas.miami.edu

CESM Project

The Community Earth System Model (CESM) is a fully-coupled, global climate model that provides state-of-the-art computer simulations of the Earth's past, present, and future climate states.

CESM is sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Administration of the CESM is maintained by the Climate and Global Dynamics Laboratory (CGD) at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR).


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