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Contents

Message from the Director

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

- Chapter5 Collaboration Projects


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First edition: December 1, 2005
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Message from the Director

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
4. International Collaboration Projects
5. Domestic Collaboration Projects
6. System Configuration of the Earth Simulator
7. Visualization
8. History and Event Calendar


Earth Simulator Research Projects

- Chapter1 Atmospheric and Oceanic Simulation -
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Global Warming Simulation due to the High Resolution Climate Model by Using the Earth Simulator
-Akimasa Sumi -Center for Climate System Research, The University of Tokyo
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Multi-century Ensemble Global Warming Projections by CCSM3 Using the Earth Simulator
-Koki Maruyama - Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry
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3 Development of an Integrated Earth System Model for Prediction of Environmental Changes
-Taroh Matsuno- Frontier Research Center for Global Change, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
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4 Development of Super High Resolution Global and Regional Climate Models
-Akira Noda -Meteorological Research Institute
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5 Research Development of 4-Dimensional Data Assimilation System Using a Coupled Climate Model and Construction of Reanalysis Datasets for Initialization
-Toshiyuki Awaji -Frontier Research Center for Global Change, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology/ Department of Geophysics, Kyoto University
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6 Atmospheric Composition Change and Its Climate Impact Studied by Global and Regional Chemical Transport Models
-Hajime Akimoto- Frontier Research Center for Global Change, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
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7 High-Resolution Simulation Studies on the Mechanisms and Predictability of Various Atmospheric and Oceanic Phenomena
-Wataru Ohfuchi- Earth Simulator Center, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
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8 Development of Holistic Climate Simulation Codes for a non-Hydrostatic Atmosphere-Ocean Coupled Systems
-Keiko Takahashi -Earth Simulator Center, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
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9 Energy Cascade Processes in Stratified Turbulence
-Toshiyuki Hibiya- Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
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10 Refinement of prediction system of global water cycle
-Hiromasa Ueda -Kyoto University
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11 Process Studies and Seasonal Prediction Experiment Using Coupled General Circulation Model
-Toshio Yamagata -Frontier Research Center for Global Change, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
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12 High Resolution Modeling of Multi-scale Cloud and Precipitation Systems Using a Cloud-Resolving Model
-Kazuhisa Tsuboki -Hydrospheric Atmospheric Research Center, Nagoya University
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13 Development of Numerical Simulation Model of Urban Heat Island
-Yasunobu Ashie -Building Research Institute
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14 Development of a Coupled Atmosphere-Ocean-Land General Circulation Model (GCM) at the Frontier Research Center for Global Change
-Tatsushi Tokioka -Frontier Research Center for Global Change, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
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- Chapter2 Solid Earth Simulation
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1 Global Elastic Response Simulation
-Seiji Tsuboi -Institute for Research on Earth Evolution, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
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2 Geodynamo Simulations and Electromagnetic Induction Studies
-Yozo Hamano -Institute for Research on Earth Evolution, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology/Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
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3 Numerical Simulation of the Mantle Convection
-Yoshio Fukao -Institute for Research on Earth Evolution, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
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4 Development of a Predictive Simulation System for Crustal Activities in and around Japan - II
-Mitsuhiro Matsu'ura -Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
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5 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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6 Simulation of Earthquake Generation Process in a Complex System of Faults
-Kazuro Hirahara -Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University
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7 Development of Solid Earth Simulation Platform
Sparse Approximate Inverse Preconditioner for Contact Problems using OpenMP

-Kengo Nakajima -Department of Earth and Planetary Science, The University of Tokyo
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8 Computer Simulations of Geodynamo and Mantle Convection
-Akira Kageyama -Earth Simulator Center, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
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9 Numerical Simulation of Physical Properties of Earth's Materials
-Mitsuhiro Toriumi -Institute for Research on Earth Evolution, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology/ Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo
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1 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 -Kyoto University
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2 Development of Micro-Macro Interaction Simulation Algorithm
-Kunihiko Watanabe -Earth Simulator Center, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
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- Chapter4 Epoch-Making Simulation
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1 Numerical Simulation of Rocket Engine Internal Flows
-Masao Furukawa -Institute of Space Technology and Aeronautics, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
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2 Large Scale Simulations for Carbon Nanotubes
-Kazuo Minami - Research Organization for Information Science &Technology
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3 Development of the Next-generation Computational Solid Mechanics Simulator for a Virtual Demonstration Test
-Ryuji Shioya -Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University
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4 Lattice QCD with Dynamical up, down and Strange Quarks with the Earth Simulator
-Akira Ukawa- Center for Computational Sciences, University of Tsukuba
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5 Large-scale Simulation for a Terahertz Resonance Superconductors Device
-Masashi Tachiki- National Institute for Materials Science
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6 Geospace Environment Simulator
-Yoshiharu Omura- Kyoto University
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7 Development of Transferable Materials Information and Knowledge Base for Computational Materials Science
-Shuhei Ohnishi- CAMP (Collaborative Activities for Materials Science Programs) Group
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8 Particle Modeling for Complex Multi-Phase System with Internal Structures using DEM
-Hide Sakaguchi -Institute for Research on Earth Evolution, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
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9 Cosmic Structure Formation and Dynamics: Large Scale Numerical Simulations of Solar Activities and Galaxy Formation
-Ryoji Matsumoto- Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Chiba University
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10 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- Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, The University of Tokyo
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11 Activity Report on Bio Molecular Simulation Consortium in 2004
-Toshikazu Takada -Forum on the Bio-Simulation (Fundamental and Environmental Research Laboratories NEC Corporation)
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"All-electron Calculation on Very Large-Sized Proteins by Density Functional Method"
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-Fumitoshi Sato- Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo-

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Large Scale Simulations of Proteins on the Earth Simulator: Acceleration Performance
by Vectorization and Parallelization
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-Minoru Saito- Hirosaki University
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Protein Folding Simulations from the First Principles
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-Yuko Okamoto- Institute for Molecular Science-

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The Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Prion Protein: Investigation of the Transition from its Cellular Form to the Anomalous Form using the Earth Simulator
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-Yutaka Akiyama- National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology-

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Development of Molecular Dynamics Simulation System for Large-Scale Supra-Biomolecules, PABIOS (PArallel BIOmolecular Simulator)
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-Hisashi Ishida- Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute-
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12 Consortium for Large Scale Simulations in the Atomic Energy Research Field (Research Committee on Large Scale Numerical Simulations, Atomic Energy Society of Japan)
-Hiroshi Okuda -(The University of Tokyo)
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A Large-Scale Simulation on Water-Vapor Two-Phase Flow Dynamics in Fuel Bundles of Advanced Nuclear Reactors
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-Kazuyuki Takase- Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute-
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First Principles Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Solution
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-Masaru Hirata- Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute-
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Research on Structure Formation of Plasmas Dominated by Multiple Hierarchical Dynamics
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-Yasuaki Kishimoto- Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute/Graduate School of Energy Science, Kyoto University-
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Development of Fluid-Structure Interaction Program for the Mercury Target
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-Chuichi Arakawa- Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute-
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Non-equilibrium Superconducting Dynamics after Neutron Capture in MgB2 and Novel Superconductivity Confined inside Nano-scale Domains
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-Masahiko Machida- Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute-
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First-principles Calculation on the Core Structure of a Screw Dislocation in BCC Molybdenum
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-Hideo Kaburaki- Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute-
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Development of Fundamental Technology of Large-Scale Simulation for HLW Repository Design
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-Hiroshi Okuda- The University of Tokyo-
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First-Principles Molecular Dynamics Simulation of SiC Devices: "Generation of Amorphous SiO2/SiC Interface"
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-Atsumi Miyashita- Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute-
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Direct Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Flows in a Subchannel of Tight Lattice Fuel Pin Bundles of Nuclear Reactors
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-Hisashi Ninokata- Tokyo Institute of Technology-
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- Chapter5 Collaboration Projects
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International Collaboration Projects
 
1 Earth System Modelling on the Earth Simulator using the NUGEM Model
-Hadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research, Meteorological Office, U.K.
-NCAS Centre for Global Atmospheric Modelling, University of Reading, U.K.
-Earth Simulator Center, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology

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2 Large Atmospheric Computation on the Earth Simulator: Production phase of the LACES project
-Recherche en Prevision Numerique, Meteorological Service of Canada
-Earth Simulator Center, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology

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3 50-year Regional Downscaling of NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis over the Contiguous United States Using the Regional Spectral Model
-Scripps Institution of Oceanography
-Earth Simulator Center, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology

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4 Leading Computational Methods on the Earth Simulator and IBM Power3
-National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center
-Earth Simulator Center, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
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5 Visualization of Large Scale Simulation Data
-Earth Simulator Center, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
-Center for Computational Visualization, University of Texas at Austin
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6 Collaborative Analysis of Large-Scale Simulation Data on Solid Earth Sciences
-Earth Simulator Center, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
-Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Minnesota
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7 The Vertical Pump Organized by the Mesoscale Oceanic Eddies
-Laboratoire de physique des Oceans, Institut Francais de Recherche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer
-Earth Simulator Center, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
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8 Preliminary Activities between CIRA and ESC on Meteorological Modelling
-Italian Aerospace Research Center
-Earth Simulator Center, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology

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9 Activities between CNRS and ESC under MOU
-National Center for Science Research
-Earth Simulator Center, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
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Domestic Collaboration Projects
   
10 Interim Report on the Joint Study of Earth Simulator Center and Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association
-Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association
-Earth Simulator Center, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
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11 Global Economic Simulation (in Japanese)
- Institute of Economic Research,Hitotsubashi University
- Earth Simulator Center, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology

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12 Development of Design Technology by Whole Aircraft Simulation (in Japanese)
- School of Engineering, Tohoku University
- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, LTD.
- Earth Simulator Center, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology

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