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CPO's Earth System Science and Modeling (ESSM) division supports a unique and highly flexible climate research enterprise to improve scientific understanding of climate variability and change. The ESSM Division comprises three programs: Climate Variability & Predictability (CVP), Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections (MAPP), and Atmospheric Chemistry, Carbon Cycle, & Climate (AC4)

ESSM News

Third annual U.S. Climate Modeling Summit and Arctic Modeling Workshop

  • 15 June 2017
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Leads from the Nation’s six major climate modeling centers will meet for the third year in a row to work toward developing a common national climate modeling strategy. Through annual discussions drawing on the centers’ complementary strengths, the U.S. Climate Modeling Summit (USCMS) has the potential to substantially improve our country’s modeling and prediction capabilities. The third USCMS builds upon the outcomes of the previous two years by identifying priority activities for the coming year and targeting several key themes: Arctic science and predictions, subseasonal to seasonal predictability, model intercomparison projects, and next generation high performance computing for weather and climate. 

In support of the Arctic theme, modeling center scientists will meet with other experts for a one-day Arctic Modeling Workshop prior to the USCMS. Workshop attendees will discuss Arctic modeling successes, weaknesses, and needs, and reported findings at the USCMS. NOAA’s Climate Program Office Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections Program contributed substantially to both events.

NASA will host the Arctic Modeling Workshop and USCMS on June 26 and 27, respectively, in Washington, DC.

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ESSM Division Chief

Dr. Jin Huang
Earth System Science and Modeling Division
P: 301-734-1185
E: jin.huang@noaa.gov

N. Darlene Ward*
P: 301-427-1220
E: darlene.ward@noaa.gov


Contact MAPP

Dr. Annarita Mariotti
MAPP Program Director
P: 301-734-1237
E: annarita.mariotti@noaa.gov

Dr. Heather Archambault
MAPP Program Manager
P: 301-734-1219
E: heather.archambault@noaa.gov

Dr. Daniel Barrie
MAPP Program Manager
P: 301-734-1256
E: daniel.barrie@noaa.gov

Alison Stevens*
MAPP Program Specialist
P: 301-734-1218
E: alison.stevens@noaa.gov


Contact Assessments

Dr. Daniel Barrie
MAPP Program Manager
P: 301-734-1256
E: daniel.barrie@noaa.gov

Alison Stevens*
MAPP Program Specialist
P: 301-734-1218
E: alison.stevens@noaa.gov


Contact CVP

Dr. Sandy Lucas
CVP Program Manager
P: 301-734-1253
E: sandy.lucas@noaa.gov


Contact AC4

Dr. Monika Kopacz (UCAR)
Program manager, Atmospheric Chemistry, Carbon Cycle and Climate (AC4)
P: (301) 734-1208
E: monika.kopacz@noaa.gov

Dr. Ken Mooney
Program Manager, Atmospheric Chemistry, Carbon Cycle, & Climate (AC4)
P: (301) 734-1242
F: (301) 713-0517
E: kenneth.mooney@noaa.gov

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