ATHENA dataset


1. IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION

Name ATHENA dataset
Edition 1
Abbreviation ATHENA
Metadata Identifier ATHENA20200901173101-DIAS20200901154929-en

2. CONTACT

2.1 CONTACT on DATASET

Name J.M. Adams
Organization IGES
E-mail jma@cola.iges.org
Name M. Satoh
Organization AORI
E-mail satoh@aori.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Name C. Kodama
Organization JAMSTEC
E-mail kodamac@jamstec.go.jp

2.2 CONTACT on PROJECT

2.2.1 Data Integration and Analysis System

Name DIAS Office
Organization Remote Sensing Technology Center of Japan
Address TOKYU REIT Toranomon Building 2F 3-17-1 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-0001, Japan
E-mail dias-office@diasjp.net

3. DOCUMENT AUTHOR

Name J.M. Adams
Organization IGES
E-mail jma@cola.iges.org
Name M. Satoh
Organization AORI
E-mail satoh@aori.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Name C. Kodama
Organization JAMSTEC
E-mail kodamac@jamstec.go.jp

4. DATASET CREATOR

Name J.M. Adams
Organization IGES
E-mail jma@cola.iges.org

5. DATE OF THIS DOCUMENT

2020-09-01

6. DATE OF DATASET

  • publication : 2014-08-27

7. DATASET OVERVIEW

7.1 Abstract

The efficacy of using high spatial resolution in global climate models to improve their

fidelity and acuity has been tested in an international collaboration called Project Athena. Inspired by the World Modeling Summit of 2008, Project Athena was made possible by the availability of dedicated high-­‐end computing resources provided by the National Science Foundation from October 2009 through March 2010. Research results demonstrate the sensitivity of climate simulations to spatial resolution and the representation of sub-­‐grid-­‐ scale processes, suggesting a minimum resolution is required to simulate certain phenomena. Project Athena serves as a pilot project to demonstrate that an effective international collaboration can be formed to take advantage of dedicated computing resources. The outcomes of the project, while still unfolding, have a number of implications for the future of climate modeling and prediction.

7.2 Topic Category(ISO19139)

  • climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere

  • geoscientificInformation

7.3 Temporal Extent

Begin Date 1960-01-01
End Date 2117-12-31
Temporal Characteristics 6hourly

7.4 Geographic Bounding Box

North bound latitude 90
West bound longitude -180
Eastbound longitude 180
South bound latitude -90

7.5 Grid

Dimension Name Dimension Size (slice number of the dimension) Resolution Unit
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()
()

7.6 Geographic Description

7.7 Keywords

7.7.1 Keywords on Dataset

Keyword Type Keyword Keyword thesaurus Name
discipline Atmosphere hindcast amip timeslice No_Dictionary

7.7.2 Keywords on Project

7.7.2.1 Data Integration and Analysis System
Keyword Type Keyword Keyword thesaurus Name
theme DIAS > Data Integration and Analysis System No_Dictionary

7.8 Online Resource

7.9 Data Environmental Information

7.10 Distribution Information

name version specification
grib1, netcdf4, binary grib1, netcdf4, binary

8. DATA PROCESSING

9. DATA REMARKS

10. LICENSE

10.1 Data Policy by the Data Provider

Limited to non-commercial use

10.2 Data Policy by the Project

10.2.1 Data Integration and Analysis System

If data provider does not have data policy, DIAS Terms of Service (https://diasjp.net/en/policy/) and DIAS Privacy Policy (https://diasjp.net/en/privacypolicy/) apply.

If there is a conflict between DIAS Terms of Service and data provider's policy, the data provider's policy shall prevail.

11. DATA SOURCE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

11.1 Acknowledge the Data Provider

These datasets were obtained in the 2009-­‐2010 Athena Project, a computationally intensive project that was carried out using the Athena supercomputer at the University of Tennessee's National Institute for Computational Sciences (NICS), under the auspices of the National Science Foundation (NSF).

11.2 Acknowledge the Project

11.2.1 Data Integration and Analysis System

If you plan to use this dataset for a conference presentation, paper, journal article, or report etc., please include acknowledgments referred to following examples. If the data provider describes examples of acknowledgments, include them as well.

"We used the [name of dataset] provided by [name of data provider] in this study. This dataset was collected and provided under the Data Integration and Analysis System (DIAS, Project No. JPMXD0716808999), which has been developed and operated by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)."

12. DISCLAIMER

12.1 Disclaimer of Project

12.1.1 Data Integration and Analysis System

If data provider does not have data policy, disclaimer of DIAS Terms of Service (https://diasjp.net/en/policy/) apply.

If there is a conflict between DIAS Terms of Service and data provider's policy, the data provider's policy shall prevail.

13. REFERENCES

Kinter III, J. L., B. Cash, D. Achuthavarier, J. Adams, E. Altshuler, P. Dirmeyer, B. Doty, B. Huang, L.

Marx, J. Manganello, C. Stan, T. Wakefield, E. Jin, T. Palmer, M. Hamrud, T. Jung, M. Miller, P. Towers, N. Wedi, M. Satoh, H. Tomita, C. Kodama, T. Nasuno, K. Oouchi, Y. Yamada, H. Taniguchi, P. Andrews, T. Baer, M. Ezell, C. Halloy, D. John, B. Loftis, R. Mohr, and K. Wong, 2013: Revolutionizing Climate Modeling – Project Athena: A Multi-Institutional, International Collaboration. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94, 231-245.

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