Center for Computing Research (CCR)

Center for Computing Research



CIME is the Common Infrastructure for Modelling the Earth. It is the full-featured software engineering system for global Earth system or climate models. CIME is a set Python scripts configured with XML data files as well as Fortran soure code, and owns the model configuration, build system, test harness, test suites, portability to many specific HPC platforms, input data set management, results archiving.CIME is jointly developed by NCAR, Sandia, and Argonne, and is the software engineering system for several important climate/weather models: E3SM, CESM, and UFS.

Associated Projects: E3SM - Energy Exascale Earth System Model  

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Contact: Foucar, James G.,