Applying Scientific Workflow to ESM

Chapter
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Earth System Sciences book series (BRIEFSEARTHSYST)

Abstract

As described in the previous section, a typical ESM application manages a series of different tasks, such as configuration, the building and running of the model on various computing resources, and the pre- and post-processing of the input data and model results, and, finally, the visualization of the results. Now-a-days, there are additional tasks concerned with the gathering of metadata about the run environment used, about the model itself and about the input and output data used in a particular run. Due to the complexity of the processes and the multi-component nature of the earth system models used, each of these tasks requires different levels of expertise and attention. If not supported well, the intricacies of these processes may prevent researchers from focusing on scientific issues, and may make it difficult, or even impossible, to undertake some earth system science problems.

Keywords

Configuration File Earth System Model Provenance Information Earth System Science CCSM Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Istanbul Technical UniversityIstanbulTurkey

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