SpringerBriefs in Earth System Sciences

Earth System Modelling - Volume 2

Algorithms, Code Infrastructure and Optimisation

Authors: Bonaventura, Luca, Redler, René, Budich, Reinhard

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Collected articles in this series are dedicated to the development and use of software for earth system modelling and aims at bridging the gap between IT solutions and climate science. The particular topic covered in this volume addresses the historical development, state of the art and future perspectives of the mathematical techniques employed for numerical approximation of the equations describing atmospheric and oceanic motion. Furthermore, it describes the main computer science and software engineering strategies employed to turn these mathematical methods into effective tools for understanding earth's climate and forecasting its evolution. These methods and the resulting computer algorithms  lie at the core of earth system models and  are essential for  their effectiveness and predictive skill.

About the authors

Luca Bonaventura, MOX-Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy email: Luca.Bonaventura@polimi.it

Reviews

From the reviews:

“This book surveys various computing techniques used in such applications, and explains the modeling and programming techniques. … A background in differential and integral calculus, general programming, and meshes is required to understand the book. Beginning ESM researchers will get the most from the survey, as well as the many references. The book could be useful as a supplementary text in ESM courses.” (Maulik A. Dave, ACM Computing Reviews, July, 2012)


Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Overview

    Bonaventura, Luca (et al.)

    Pages 1-2

  • Numerical Algorithms for ESM: State of the Art

    Bonaventura, Luca (et al.)

    Pages 3-17

  • Numerical Algorithms for ESM: Future Perspectives for Atmospheric Modelling

    Bonaventura, Luca

    Pages 19-24

  • Numerical Algorithms for ESM: Future Perspectives for Ocean Modelling

    Danilov, S. (et al.)

    Pages 25-34

  • Efficiency for Adaptive Triangular Meshes: Key Issues of Future Approaches

    Behrens, Jörn

    Pages 35-49

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Earth System Modelling - Volume 2
Book Subtitle
Algorithms, Code Infrastructure and Optimisation
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Earth System Sciences
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-23831-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-23831-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-23830-7
Series ISSN
2191-589X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 96
Number of Illustrations and Tables
20 b/w illustrations
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