[Cesm2control] [CMIP6 Model Groups] Two more MIP Proposals for Endorsement Process - Please indicate your participation
cdeser at ucar.edu
Sun Feb 18 16:07:29 MST 2018
I am one of the co-leaders of the Polar Amplification MIP, and I would like
On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 1:56 PM, Gokhan Danabasoglu <gokhan at ucar.edu> wrote:
> Dear All,
> Per Veronika's email below, we are being asked if we will be participating
> in two more MIPs. These two MIPs are newly proposed: Carbon Dioxide Removal
> MIP (CDRMIP) and Polar Amplification (PAMIP). For either MIP to receive an
> endorsement from the CMIP panel, a requirements is that at least 8 groups
> need to express commitment to participate, i.e., at least perform all the
> tier 1 experiments. Could you please get back to me if you are interested
> in leading CESM's participation in these two MIPs by 5 pm Friday (23
> February)? Please indicate the lead / contact person(s) along with the
> person(s) performing the simulations.
> Obviously, there are implications for our computational resources if there
> is interest from CESM for participation in these two MIPs. We will need to
> assess these requirements.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Veronika Eyring <Veronika.Eyring at dlr.de>
> Date: Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 12:22 PM
> Subject: [CMIP6 Model Groups] Two more MIP Proposals for Endorsement
> Process - Please indicate your participation
> To: CMIP6-MODELGROUPS-SCI at jiscmail.ac.uk
> Dear CMIP6 Modeling Group Representatives,
> We have received two more proposals for CMIP6-Endorsed MIPs:
> *1. **Carbon Dioxide Removal Model Intercomparison Project (CDRMIP)*
> · The goal of CDRMIP is to explore the potential, impacts, and
> challenges of CDR.
> · A paper that describes the rationale and experimental design is
> already available in GMDD, see https://www.geosci-model-dev-d
> iscuss.net/gmd-2017-168/. We hope we can assign it to the CMIP6 Special
> Issue should the MIP be endorsed.
> · Co-Chairs: Andrew Lenton (andrew.lenton at csiro.au), David P.
> Keller (dkeller at geomar.de), Vivian Scott (vivian.scott at ed.ac.uk), Naomi
> E. Vaughan (n.vaughan at uea.ac.uk)
> *2. **Polar Amplification MIP (PAMIP)*
> · The overall aim of PAMIP is to investigate the causes and global
> consequences of polar amplification, through creation and analysis of an
> unprecedented set of coordinated multi-model experiments and strengthened
> international collaboration.
> · Co-Chairs: Doug Smith (doug.smith at metoffice.gov.uk, UK), James
> Screen (J.Screen at exeter.ac.uk, UK), Clara Deser (cdeser at ucar.edu, US)
> These proposals were reviewed by the CMIP Panel and iterated with the
> co-chairs so that they – unless we get further comments from the modelling
> groups - fulfill all except one endorsement criteria (endorsement criteria
> again copied below). In order to be able to endorse the two MIPs, we
> additionally need to know whether a sufficient number of modelling centers
> (~8) are committed to performing all of the MIP‘s Tier 1 experiments and
> providing all the requested diagnostics needed to answer at least one of
> its science questions.
> *Therefore, please could you let us know by end of February at the latest
> whether you plan to participate and to perform at least all of the MIP‘s
> Tier 1 experiments of either PAMIP, CDRMIP or both?* If more than 8
> groups indicate their willingness to participate we will endorse the MIPs
> shortly afterwards.
> If you have specific comments on one of the proposals, please let us know
> or directly contact the co-chairs.
> Thanks and best wishes,
> *Veronika Eyring, Greg Flato, Jerry Meehl, Cath Senior, Bjorn Stevens, Ron
> Stouffer, and Karl Taylor (CMIP Panel)*
> *CMIP6-Endorsed MIPs: Main Criteria for Endorsement that have been agreed
> at the WGCM 18th Session in 2014:*
> 1. The MIP and its experiments address at least one of the key science
> questions of CMIP6.
> 2. The MIP demonstrates connectivity to the DECK experiments and the
> CMIP6 Historical Simulation.
> 3. The MIP adopts the CMIP modeling infrastructure standards and
> 4. All experiments are tiered, well-defined, and useful in a
> multi-model context and don’t overlap with other CMIP6 experiments.
> 5. Unless a Tier 1 experiment differs only slightly from another
> well-established experiment, it must already have been performed by more
> than one modeling group.
> 6. A sufficient number of modelling centers (~8) are committed to
> performing all of the MIP‘s Tier 1 experiments and providing all the
> requested diagnostics needed to answer at least one of its science
> 7. The MIP presents an analysis plan describing how it will use all
> proposed experiments, any relevant observations, and specially requested
> model output to evaluate the models and address its science questions.
> 8. The MIP has completed the MIP template questionnaire.
> 9. The MIP contributes a paper on its experimental design to the CMIP6
> Special Issue.
> 10. The MIP considers reporting on the results by co-authoring a paper
> with the modelling groups.
Dr. Clara Deser
Head, Climate Analysis Section
Climate and Global Dynamics Division
National Center for Atmospheric Research
P.O. Box 3000 Boulder, CO 80307
tel. 303-497-1359; fax 303-497-1333
For administrative assistance, please contact Marlene DiMarco (mdimarco
@ucar.edu <tfoster at ucar.edu>)
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