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Opening the Earth Simulator Project

Outline of the Earth Simulator Project

Earth Simulator Research Projects
- Chapter1 Atmospheric and Oceanic Simulation
- Chapter2 Solid Earth Simulation
- Chapter3 Computer Science
- Chapter4 Epoch-Making Simulation

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Opening the Earth Simulator Project

Tetsuya Sato Director-General of the Earth Simulator Center


Outline of the Earth Simulator Project

1. Mission and Basic Principles of the Earth Simulator
2. Managing System for the Earth Simulator Project
3. Earth Simulator Research Project

3.1. Research Fields of the Research Projects

3.2. Resource Allocation
4. Selected Projects in FY2002

4.1. Atmospheric and Oceanic Simulation (17 projects)

4.2. Solid Earth Simulation (8 projects)

4.3. Computer Science (4 projects)

4.4. Epoch-making Simulation (11 projects)
5. System Configuration of the Earth Simulator
6. History and Event Calendar


Earth Simulator Research Projects

- Chapter1 Atmospheric and Oceanic Simulation -
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Development of a Nonhydrostatic Icosahedral High-resolution Atmospheric General Circulation Model
-Masaki Sato -Frontier Research System for Global Change
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Atmospheric Composition Change and Its Climate Impact Studied by Global and Regional Chemical Transport Models
-Hajime Akimoto - Frontier Research System for Global Change
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Investigation of Asian Summer Monsoon System using a Cloud Resolving Regional Climate Model
-Takao Yoshikane- Frontier Research System for Global Change
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Advanced Prediction System and Counter Measures of Regional- and Meso-scale Water Cycle
-Hiromasa Ueda -Kyoto University
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Eddy-resolving Simulation of World Ocean Circulation using the PFES -Toward the Sophisticated J-COPE Project-
-Takashi Kagimoto -Frontier Research System for Global Change
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Development of Super High Resolution Global and Regional Climate Models

-Takayo Matsuo- Meteorological Research Institute
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Future Climate Change Projection using a High-Resolution Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Climate Model

-Akimasa Sumi- Center for Climate System Research, University of Tokyo
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Development of Highly Parallel Ocean General Circulation Model using Cubic Grid System
-Yukio Tanaka -Frontier Research System for Global Change
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Development of an Integrated Earth System Model for Prediction of Global Environmental Changes
-Taro Matsuno- Frontier Research System for Global Change
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Eddy-resolving Simulation of the World Ocean Circulation by using MOM3-based OGCM Code (OFES) Optimized for the Earth Simulator
-Hideharu Sasaki -Earth Simulator Center
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Development of High-resolution Atmosphere Ocean Coupled Model and Global Warming Prediction
-Koki Maruyama -Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry
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Super-High-Resolution Climate Simulations with an Atmospheric General Circulation Model
-Wataru Ohfuchi -Earth Simulator Center
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Research Development of 4-Dimensional Data Assimilation System using a Coupled Climate Model and Construction of Reanalysis Datasets for Initialization
-Toshiyuki Awaji -Frontier Research System for Global Change
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Development of Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere-Sea ice Model with Optimized Computational Performance on the Earth Simulator
-Keiko Takahashi -Earth Simulator Center
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Parameterization of Turbulent Diffusivity in the Deep Ocean
-Toshiyuki Hibiya -Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo
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Coupled Physical-Ecosystem Model in the Bering-Chukchi Seas
-Jia Wang -IARC-FRSGC, YES and University of Alaska Fairbanks
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Process Studies and Seasonal Prediction Experiment using Coupled General Circulation Model
-Toshio Yamagata -Frontier Research System for Global Change
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- Chapter2 Solid Earth Simulation -

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Simulation Study on the Generation and Distortion Process of the Geomagnetic Field in Earth-like Conditions
-Yozo Hamano -Institute for Frontier Research on Earth Evolution
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Development of Solid Earth Simulation Platform
-Hiroshi Okuda -Department of Quantum Engineering and Systems Science, University of Tokyo
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Predictive Simulation for Crustal Activity in and around Japan
-Mitsuhiro Matsu'ura -Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of Tokyo
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Numerical Simulation of Seismic Wave Propagation and Strong Motions in 3D Heterogeneous Structure
-Takashi Furumura -Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo
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Global Elastic Response Simulation
-Seiji Tsuboi -Institute for Frontier Research on Earth Evolution
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Dynamic Process for the Earth's Mantle

-Yoshio Fukao -Institute for Frontier Research on Earth Evolution
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Numerical Simulation of Mantle Convection and Material Properties of the Earth's Interior
-Tomoeki Nakakuki -Dept. of Earth and Planetary Systems Science, Hiroshima University
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Simulation of Earthquake Generation Process in a Complex System of Faults
-Kazuro Hirahara -Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University
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Numerical Simulation of Rocket Engine Internal Flows
-Hiroshi Miyajima -National Space Development Agency of Japan
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Development of a Visualization Scheme for Large-scale Data on the Earth Simulator

-Yoshio Suzuki -Center for Promotion of Computational Science and Engineering, Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
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Performance Evaluation of Large-scale Parallel Simulation Codes and Designing New Language Features on the HPF (High Performance Fortran) Data-Parallel Programming Environment
-Yasuo Okabe -Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies, Kyoto University
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Designing and Implementation of Parallel Numerical Computing Library for Multi-node Environment of the Earth Simulator

-Ken'ichi Itakura -Earth Simulator Center
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- Chapter4 Epoch-Making Simulation -

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Large-Scale Numerical Simulations on Thermal-Hydraulics of Multi-Phase Flows in Nuclear Reactors with a Direct Analysis Method
-Kazuyuki Takase -Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
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Large-scale Simulation on the Properties of Carbon-Nanotube
-Kazuo Minami -Research Organization for Information Science & Technology
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Studies on Protein Dynamical Structures and Electronic States by Large-Scale Computations
-Fumitoshi Sato -Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo
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Large-scale Parallel Fluid Simulations for Spallation Type Mercury Target Adopted in the Project of High-intensity Proton Accelerator
-Chuichi Arakawa- Center for Promotion of Computational Science and Engineering, Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
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Development of the Next-generation Computational Solid Mechanics Simulator for a Virtual Demonstration Test

-Ryuji Shioya- Kyushu University
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Study of the Standard Model of Elementary Particles on the Lattice with the Earth Simulator
-Akira Ukawa- Center for Computational Physics, University of Tsukuba
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Large-scale Simulation for a Tera Hz Resonance Superconductors Device

-Masashi Tachiki- National Institute for Materials Science
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Geospace Environment Simulator
-Yoshiharu Omura -Kyoto University
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Direct Numerical Simulations of Fundamental Turbulent Flows with the Largest Grid Numbers in the World and its Application of Modeling for Engineering Turbulent Flows
-Chuichi Arakawa- Center for Promotion of Computational Science and Engineering, Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
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First Principles Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Solution
-Masaru Hirata -Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
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Research on Structure Formation of Plasmas Dominated by Multiple Hierarchical Dynamics
-Yasuaki Kishimoto -Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
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