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The Earth System Modeling Framework (ESMF) is a high-performance, flexible software infrastructure that will increase ease of use, performance, portability, interoperability, and code reuse in climate, numerical weather prediction, data assimilation, and other Earth science modeling applications. It will allow diverse scientific groups to leverage common software to solve routine computational problems such as efficient data communication, model component coupling and sequencing, time management, and parameter specification.

Project Status

The first ESMF Community Meeting was held on May 30, 2002 in Washington, D.C. During that meeting, a draft ESMF Requirements Document was reviewed. Based on comments and additional requirements from the community, a revised version of the Requirements document is now available.

The next two meetings will take place in September:

ESMF Team Meeting
September 24-26, 2002
Boulder, CO

ESMF Joint Executive and Advisory Board Meeting
September 26-27, 2002
Boulder, CO

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