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Preface

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 International Collaboration Projects


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First edition: July 20, 2004
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Preface
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Tetsuya Sato
Director-General of the Earth Simulator Center



Outline of the Earth Simulator Project
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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. System Configuration of the Earth Simulator
6. Visualization
7. History and Event Calendar



Earth Simulator Research Projects
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Chapter1 mark Chapter1 Atmospheric and Oceanic Simulation

Development of Super High-Resolution Atmospheric and Oceanic General Circulation Models on Quasi-Uniform Grids
Yukio Tanaka Frontier Research System for Global Change

Atmospheric Composition Change and Its Climate Impact Studied by Global and Regional Chemical Transport Models
Hajime Akimoto Frontier Research System for Global Change

High Resolution Modeling of Multi-scale Cloud and Precipitation Systems Using a Cloud-Resolving Model
Fujio Kimura Frontier Research System for Global Change

Process Studies and Seasonal Prediction Experiment Using Coupled General Circulation Model
Toshio Yamagata Frontier Research System for Global Change

Development of A High Resolution Climate Model by Using the Earth Simulator
Akimasa Sumi Center for Climate System Research, The University of Tokyo

Development of High-resolution Atmosphere Ocean Coupled Model and Global Warming Prediction
Koki Maruyama Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry

Development of Super High Resolution Global and Regional Climate Models
Takashi Aoki Meteorological Research Institute

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

Department of Geophysics, Kyoto University

Development of an Integrated Earth System Model for Prediction of Global Environmental Changes
Taroh Matsuno Frontier Research System for Global Change

Parameterization of Turbulent Diffusivity in the Deep Ocean
Toshiyuki Hibiya Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo

Mechanism and Predictability of Atmospheric and Oceanic Variations Induced by Interactions between Large-scale Field and Meso-scale Phenomena
Wataru Ohfuchi Earth Simulator Center

Development of Nonhydrostatic Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Simulation Code
Keiko Takahashi Earth Simulator Center

Chapter2 mark Chapter2 Solid Earth Simulation

Global Elastic Response Simulation
Seiji Tsuboi Institute for Frontier Research on Earth Evolution

Numerical Simulations of Convective Dynamos and Electromagnetic Induction in the Three-Dimensional Heterogeneous Earth
Yozo Hamano Institute for Frontier Research on Earth Evolution

Numerical Simulation of the Mantle Convection
Yoshio Fukao Institute for Frontier Research on Earth Evolution

Development of a Predictive Simulation System for Crustal Activities in and around Japan
Mitsuhiro Matsu'ura Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo

Numerical Simulation of Seismic Wave Propagation and Strong Motions in 3D Heterogeneous Structure
Takashi Furumura Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo

Simulation of Earthquake Generation Process in a Complex System of Faults
Kazuro Hirahara Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University

Development of Solid Earth Simulation Platform
Hiroshi Okuda Research into Artifacts, Center for Engineering, The University of Tokyo

Numerical Simulation of Physical Properties of Earth's Materials
Mitsuhiro Toriumi Institute for Frontier on Earth Evolution/ Graduate School of Frontier Science, University of Tokyo

Development of Numerical Methods for Geodynamo and Mantle Convection Simulations
Akira Kageyama Earth Simulator Center

Chapter3 mark Chapter3 Computer Science

Designing and implementation of parallel numerical computing library for multi-node environment of the Earth Simulator
Ken'ichi Itakura Earth Simulator Center

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

Chapter4 mark Chapter4 Epoch-Making Simulation

Numerical Simulation of Rocket Engine Internal Flows
Hiroshi Miyajima Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Large Scale Simulations for Carbon Nanotubes
Kazuo Minami Research Organization for Information Science & Technology

Development of the Next-generation Computational Solid Mechanics Simulator for a Virtual Demonstration Test
Ryuji Shioya Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University

Lattice QCD with Dynamical up, down and strange Quarks with Earth Simulator
Akira Ukawa Center for Computational Physics and Institute of Physics, University of Tsukuba

Large-scale Simulation for a Terahertz Resonance Superconductors Device
Masashi Tachiki National Institute for Materials Science

Geospace Environment Simulator
Yoshiharu Omura Radio Science Center for Space and Atmosphere, Kyoto University

Particle Modeling for Complex Multi-Phase System with Internal Structures using DEM
Hide Sakaguchi Institute for Frontier Research on Earth Evolution

Development of Transferable Materials Information and Knowledge Base for Computational Materials Science
Shuhei Ohnishi CAMP (Collaborative Activities for Materials Science Programs) Group

Cosmic Structure Formation and Dynamics: Numerical Simulations Linking the Hierarchical Structure of the Universe
Ryoji Matsumoto Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Chiba University

Bio-simulation

Go Nobuhiro Forum on the Bio-Simulation
- (Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute)

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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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Acceleration of Protein Simulations on the Earth Simulator by Vectorization and Parallelization
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Minoru Saito Hirosaki University

- Sub-theme mark Protein Folding Simulations from the First Principles
  - Yuko Okamoto Institute for Molecular Science

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The Molecular Dynamics Simulations of the Conformational Transition of Prion Protein 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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Large Scale Simulations in the Atomic Energy Research

Hiroshi Okuda Atomic Energy Society of Japan
- (Research into Artifacts, Center for Engineering, The University of Tokyo)

- Sub-theme mark Large-Scale Numerical Simulations of Multiphase Flow Behavior in an Advanced Light-Water Reactor Core
  - Kazuyuki Takase Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute

- Sub-theme mark First Principles Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Solution
  - Masaru Hirata Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute

- Sub-theme mark 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 Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute

- Sub-theme mark Research on Structure Formation of Plasmas Dominated by Multiple Hierarchical Dynamics
  - Yasuaki Kishimoto Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute (JAERI)

- Sub-theme mark Development of Fluid-Structure Interaction Program for the Mercury Target
  - Chuichi Arakawa Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute

- Sub-theme mark Large-scale Numerical Simulations for Superconducting Neutron Detector using MgB2 and Half Quantized Vortices in d-dot Array
  - Masahiko Machida Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute

- Sub-theme mark Electronic and Atomistic Simulations on the Irradiation Induced Property Changes and Fracture in Materials
  - Hideo Kaburaki Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute

- Sub-theme mark Large-Scale Simulation of Groundwater Flow and Radioactive Nuclide Transportation
  - Hiroshi Okuda Research into Artifacts, Center for Engineering, The University of Tokyo

- Sub-theme mark First-Principles Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Oxide Layers for Radiation-Tolerant SiC Devices
  - Atsumi Miyashita Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute

Sub-theme mark Sub-theme

Chapter5 mark Chapter5 International Collaboration Projects

Large Atmospheric Computation on the Earth Simulator : A report on the LACES project
Michel Desgagné Recherche en Prévision Numérique, Meteorological Service of Canada

50-year Regional Downscaling of NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis over the Contiguous United States Using the Regional Spectral Model
Masao Kanamitsu Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Evaluation of Leading Scalar and Vector Architectures for Scientific Computations
Horst D Simon National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center