Acronyms

  • AABW                  Antarctic Bottom Water
  • ACME                 Accelerated Climate Model for Energy
  • AD                       Accelerated Decomposition
  • AIE                      Aerosol Indirect Effect
  • AIMS                  Analytics and Informatics Management Systems
  • AIS                      Antarctic Ice Sheet
  • ALCF                   Argonne Leadership Computing Facility
  • AMD                    Advanced Micro Devices
  • AMO                    Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation
  • AMOC                 Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation
  • AMWG                Atmosphere Model Working Group
  • ANL                     Argonne National Laboratory
  • ARM                    Atmospheric Radiation Measurement
  • ASR                     Atmospheric System Research
  • AWARE                ARM West Antarctic Radiation Experiment
  • BCRC                  Biogeochemical CO2 Constant, Radiative CO2 Constant
  • BDRC                  Biogeochemical CO2 Diagnostic, Radiative CO2 Constant
  • BDRD                  Biogeochemical CO2 Diagnostic, Radiative CO2 Diagnostic
  • BG/Q                   IBM Blue Gene/Q supercomputer
  • BGC                    Biogeochemistry
  • C4MIP                 Coupled Climate Carbon Cycle Model Intercomparison Project
  • CAM5                  Community Atmosphere Model Version 5
  • CANGA                Coupli ng Approaches for Next-Generation Architectures
  • CAPT                   Cloud-Associated Parameterizations Testbed
  • CDAT                  Climate Data Analysis Tools
  • CDP                    Community Diagnostics Package
  • CDW                   Circumpolar Deep Water
  • CERL                   Cyber Engineering Research Laboratory
  • CESD                  Climate and Environmental Science Division
  • CESM                  Community Earth System Model
  • CESM1                Community Earth System Model Version 1
  • CF                       Climate Forecast
  • CFMIP                 Cloud Feedback Model Intercomparison Project
  • CICE                   Los Alamos National Lab Sea Ice Model
  • CIME                   Common Infrastructure for Modeling the Earth
  • CLI                      Command Line Interface
  • CLUBB                 Cloud Layers Unified By Binormals
  • CMDV                  Climate Model Development and Validation
  • CMDV-SM           CMDV-Software Modernization
  • CMIP6                 Coupled Model Intercomparison Project Phase 6
  • CMOR                 Climate Model Output Rewriter
  • CONUS                Contiguous United States
  • CORAL                Collaboration of Oak Ridge, Argonne and Livermore
  • COSMO               Consortium for Small-scale Modeling
  • COSP                  CFMIP Observation Simulator Package
  • CPU                    Central Processing Unit
  • CSEG                  CESM Software Engineering Group
  • CSRI                   Computer Science Research Institute
  • CTC                    Converging Trophic Cascade
  • CVMIX                 Community Vertical MIXing
  • CWL                    Common Workflow Language
  • DECK                  Diagnostic, Evaluation and Characterization of Klima
  • DIC                     Dissolved Inorganic Carbon
  • DMS                    dimethylsulfide
  • DOE-ASCR           Department of Energy Advanced Scientific Computing Research
  • DOE-BER             Department of Energy Office of Biological and Environmental Research
  • E3SM                   Energy Exascale Earth System Model
  • EAM                     E3SM Atmosphere Model
  • ECA                     Equilibrium Chemical Approximation
  • ECP                     Exascale Computing Program
  • EDMF                  Eddy-Diffusivity/Mass Flux
  • ELM                     E3SM Land Model
  • ENSO                  El Niño–Southern Oscillation
  • ESGF                   Earth System Grid Federation
  • ESM                    Earth System Model
  • ESMValTool       Earth System Model Evaluation Tool
  • ESSIC                  Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center
  • ESSM                  Earth System Science and Modeling
  • FATES                 Functionally Assembled Terrestrial Ecosystem Simulator
  • FV3                     Finite Volume 3
  • GCAM                  Global Change Assessment Model
  • GCM                    Global Climate Model
  • GCRM                 Global Cloud-Resolving Model
  • GFDL-FV3            Geophysical Fluids Dynamics Laboratory-FV3
  • GHG                    Greenhouse Gas
  • GMSL                  Global Mean Sea Level
  • GPFS                   General Parallel File System
  • GPU                    Graphics Processing Unit
  • HighResMIP        High Resolution Model Intercomparison Project
  • HIWPP                 High Impact Weather Prediction Project
  • HOMME               High-Order Method Modeling Environment Atmosphere Dynamics Code
  • HOMME-NH          HOMME-Nonhydrostatic
  • HPC                    High Performance Computing
  • HPSS                   High Performance Storage System
  • HR                      High Resolution
  • I/O                       Input/Output
  • IA                        Integrated Assessment
  • IARP                    Integrated Assessment Research Program
  • iESM                   integrated Earth System Model
  • IFS                      Integrated Forecast System
  • ILAMB                  International Land Model Benchmarking Project
  • IMEX                   Implicit-Explicit
  • IOMB                   International Ocean Model Benchmarking
  • JGCRI                 Joint Global Change Research Institute
  • KNL                     Knights Landing
  • LANL                   Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • LBNL                   Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • LC                       Livermore Computing
  • LCF                     Leadership Computing Facility
  • LDRD                  Laboratory Directed Research and Development
  • LLNL                    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • LMWG                 Land Model Working Group
  • LR                       Low Resolution
  • LULC                   Land Use Land Cover
  • LULCC                 Land Use Land Cover Change
  • LWCF                  Longwave Cloud Forcing
  • MAM                    Modal Aerosol Module
  • MARBL                Marine Biogeochemistry Library
  • MG2                    Morrison-Gettelman microphysics 2
  • MIC                     Many Integrated Core
  • MMF                    Multiscale Modeling Framework
  • MMM                   Mesoscale and Microscale Meterology
  • MOAB                  Mesh Oriented Database
  • MOSART              Model for Scale Adaptive River Transport
  • MPAS                  Model for Prediction Across Scales
  • MPAS-LI               MPAS Land Ice
  • MPAS-O               MPAS Ocean
  • MPI                     Message Passing Interface
  • MSC                    Molecular Science Computing
  • NASA GISS           NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies
  • NCEP                  National Center for Environmental Prediction
  • NDA                    Non-Disclosure Agreement
  • NERSC                National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center
  • NetCDF              Network Common Data Form
  • NGEE                  Next-Generation Ecosystem Experiments
  • NGF                    NERSC Global File System
  • NGGPS                Next Generation Global Prediction System
  • NICAM                 Non-hydrostatic Icosahedral Atmospheric Model
  • NMVOC               Non-Methane Volatile Organic Compounds
  • NNSA/ASC           National Nuclear Security Administration/Advanced Simulation and Computing
  • NOANET              Northwest Open Access Network
  • NVRAM                Non-Volatile Random Access Memory
  • ODES                  Ordinary Differential Equations
  • OLCF                   Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility
  • OpenACC            Programming model for NDVIDIA GPUs
  • ORNL                  Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • P3                       Predicted Particle Properties
  • PB                       petabyte
  • PCMDI                 Program for Climate Model Diagnosis and Intercomparison
  • PDSF                   Parallel Distributed Systems Facility
  • PFLOP                 petaflop
  • PIC                      PNNL Institutional Computing
  • PIO                      Programmed Input/Output
  • PMP                    PCMDI Metrics Package
  • PNNL                   Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • PPM/PQM             Piecewise Parabolic Method/Piecewise Quartic Method
  • ProSPect          Probabilistic Sea Level Projections from Ice Sheet and Earth System Models
  • ProvEn              Provenance Management Platform
  • QBO                    Quasi-Biennial Oscillation
  • RCP                    Representative Concentration Pathway
  • RGCM                 Regional and Global Climate Modeling
  • RGMA                  Regional and Global Model Analysis
  • RK                       Runge-Kutta
  • ROS-2                  Second-Order Rosenbrock
  • RRM                    Regional Refined Model
  • RRTMG               Code for computing radiation
  • SBR                     Subsurface Biogeochemical Research
  • SciDAC               Scientific Discovery Through Advanced Computing (DOE program)
  • SFA                     Scientific Focus Area
  • SHOC                  Simplified Higher-Order Turbulence Closure
  • SMB                    Surface Mass Balance
  • SNL                     Sandia National Laboratory
  • SOA                     Secondary Organic Aerosol
  • SSP                     Shared Socioeconomic Pathways
  • SST                     Sea Surface Temperatures
  • SVT                     Spherical Centroidal Voronoi Tessellations
  • SYPD                   Simulated Years Per Day
  • UCDW                 Upper Circumpolar Deep Water
  • USGCRP              U.S. Global Change Research Program
  • UV-CDAT            Ultrascale Visualization – Climate Data Analysis Tools
  • VSFM                  Variably Saturation Flow Model
  • WENO                 Weighted Essentially Non-Oscillatory
  • WM                     Water Management Model

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