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Earth Systems Presentations & Publications


2010

Problems with the Younger Dryas Boundary (YDB) Impact Hypothesis
Mark Boslough. Sandia National Laboratories, SAND2010-1280C, March 2010

2009

Global Situational Awareness and Early Warning of High-Consequence Climate Change
Mark Boslough, George Backus, and Martin Carr. Sandia National Laboratories, SAND2009-4702, August 2009.

Evaluating Impacts of Arctic Climate Change on National Security
Strickland, James, George Backus, and Mark Boslough. Computational Science Research Highlights, Sandia National Laboratories, SAND2009-2614P, IV-24 - IV-25, May 2009.

Community Climate System Model Development for Petascale Supercomputers
Taylor, Mark. Computational Science Research Highlights, Sandia National Laboratories, SAND2009-2614P, IV-34 - IV-35, May 2009.

Impacts of Arctic Climate Change on National Security
James Strickland, George Backus, and Mark Boslough. Computation, Computers, Information & Mathematics: 2009 Brochure, Sandia National Laboratories, SAND2009-0607P, March 2009.

Global Catastrophes in Perspective: Asteroid Impacts vs Climate Change
Mark Boslough and Alan Harris (Space Science Institute). American Geophysical Union Fall 2008 Meeting, December 2008. Sandia National Laboratories Presentation SAND2009-1143P.

2008

The Arctic as a Test Case for an Assessment of Climate Impacts on National Security
Mark Boslough, Mark Ivey, Mark Taylor, Bernard Zak, and George A. Backus. Sandia National Laboratories SAND Report, November 2008.

Climate-Derived Tensions in Arctic Security
Backus, George A., and James H. Strickland. Sandia National Laboratories SAND Report, September 2008.

A new 11 point degree 6 cubature formula for the triangle
— Day, David M., and Mark A. Taylor. Proceedings of the ICIAM 2007 (Proceedings of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Accepted January 2008. SAND2007-7239C.

2007

National Security and Climate Instability
Mark B. E. Boslough, Mark A. Taylor, William F. Spotz, George A. Backus, John D. Siirola, Timothy G. Trucano, Laura A. McNamara, Mark D. Ivey, Bernard D. Zak, Martin J. Carr, James H. Strickland. White Paper, December 3, 2007.

A Cardinal function algorithm for computing multivariate quadrature points
Taylor, Mark A., B. A. Wingate, and L. P. Bos. SIAM Journal of Numerical Analyses, pp. 193-205, Accepted/Published 2007. SAND 2005-0034J.

A Study of Navier-Stokes-Alpha Model for Two-Dimensional Turbulence
— E. Lunasin, S. Kurien, Mark A. Taylor, E. S. Titi. Journal of Turbulence, pp. 1-21, Accepted December 2007. SAND2006-6549.

A mass and energy conserving spectral element atmospheric dynamical core on the cubed-sphere grid
Taylor, Mark A., J. Edwards, S. Thomas, R. Nair. Journal Article, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Accepted December 2007, DOI Number 012074. SAND2008-2002J.

Performance of Numerically Computed Quadrature Points
— Wingate, Beth A., and Mark A. Taylor. Journal Article, Applied Numerical Mathematics, Accepted December 2007, DOI Number 10.1016/j.apnum.2007.04.006. SAND2006-2769J.

Parallel Interactive Computing with PyTrilinos and IPython
Spotz, William F., and Brian Granger, Tech-X Corporation, Presented to Trilinos Users Group Meeting, November 8, 2007.

Recent Advancements to the Generalized High-Order Compact Scheme
Spotz, William F., and Graham Carey, University of Texas/Austin, Presented to ICIAM 2007 HOC Minisymposium, July 2007.

PyTrilinos: High-Performance Distributed-Memory Solvers for Python
— Sala, Marzio, William F. Spotz, Michael A. Heroux. Journal Article, ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software, Accepted July 2007.

Climate Modeling
Spotz, William F. Presentation to Supercomputing Challenge, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, March 19, 2007. SAND2007-4016P.

Asymmetric cubature formulas for polynomial integration in the triangle and square
Taylor, M. A. Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Accepted December 2007. SAND2007-2812J.

A Spectral Element Version of CAM2
— Wang, H., J. J. Tribbia, F. Baer, A. Fournier, M. A. Taylor. Monthly Weather Review, Accepted December, 2007. SAND2006-6470J.

Supercomputer and Cluster Performance Modeling and Analysis Efforts: 2004 - 2006
— Ang, Jr., et al. Sandia National Laboratories Technical Report, 2007. SAND2007-0601.

2006

A Massively Parallel Scalable Atmospheric Model
Spotz, William F., and Mark A. Taylor. Sandia National Laboratories SAND Report, December 2006.

Advances in Climate Modeling with High Performance Computing
Spotz, William A., and Mark A. Taylor. Presentation to Nobel Laureate Mario Molina, Sandia Earth Day Celebration, Albuquerque, NM, April 2006.

Simulating the Strategic Adaptation to Climate Change
Backus, George A.. Presentation, The 8th International Workshop on Next Generation Climate Models for Advanced High Performance Computing Facilities, Albuquerque NM, February 2006.

Massively Parallel Performance of the HOMME Spectral Element Atmosphere Model
Spotz, William F., and Mark A. Taylor. Presentation, The 8th International Workshop on Next Generation Climate Models for Advanced High-Performance Computing Facilities, Albuquerque, NM, February 2006.

2005

Agent Model Development for Assessing Climate-Induced Geopolitical Instability
Backus, George A., and Mark B. Boslough. Sandia National Laboratories SAND Report, December 2005.

Anomalous scaling of low-order structure functions of turbulent velocity
— Chen, Shiyi Y., Brindesh Dhruva, Susan Kurien, Katepalli R. Sreenivasan, and Mark A. Taylor. Journal Article, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 533, Accepted/Published December 2005.

Direct Numerical Simulations of Turbulence — Data Generation and Statistical Analysis
— Kurien, Susan, and Mark A. Taylor. Journal Article, Los Alamos Science, Vol. 29, Accepted/Published December 2005.

Spectral Elements
Spotz, William F., Jennifer E. Nelson, Mark A. Taylor, and Mark B. Boslough. Presentation, CSRF FY05 Completing Projects Review, October 2005.

Overview of SNL 10km Climate Simulation
Taylor, Mark A., and William F. Spotz. Presentation for Sandia visit by National Center for Atmospheric Research senior management, August 2005.

High Resolution Mesh Convergence Properties and Parallel Efficiency of a Spectral Element Atmospheric Dynamical Core
— Dennis, John, Aimé Fournier, William F. Spotz, Amik St.-Cyr, Mark A. Taylor, Steve Thomas, and Henry Tufo. Journal Article, IJHPCA, Climate Modeling Algorithms and Software Practice, January 2005. For more information or a printed copy of this publication, please contact Mark Taylor or Bill Spotz.

A Cardinal Function Algorithm for Computing Multivariate Quadrature Points
Taylor, Mark A., Beth A. Wingate, and Len P. Bos. Sandia National Laboratories SAND Report, January 2005.

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2004

Climate Change Effects on International Stability: A White Paper
Boslough, Mark, James Sprigg, George Backus, Mark Taylor, Laura McNamara, Joy Fujii, Kathryn Murphy, Leonard Malczynski, and Rhonda Reinert. Sandia National Laboratories SAND Report, December 2004.

Isotropic third-order statistics in turbulence with helicity: the 2/15-law
— Kurien, Susan, Mark A. Taylor, and Takeshi Matsumoto. Journal Article, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 515, pp. 87-99, Accepted/Published December 2004.

Cascade time scales for energy and helicity in homogeneous isotropic turbulence
— Kurien, Susan, Mark A. Taylor, and Takeshi Matsumoto. Journal Article, Physical Review E, Vol. 69, Accepted/Published December 2004.

Climate Vision
Boslough, Mark B. E., William F. Spotz, and Mark A. Taylor. Presentation, June 2004.

A New Algorithm for computing multivariate Gauss-like quadrature points
Taylor, Mark A., Beth A. Wingate, and Len P. Bos. Presentation, ICOSAHOM 2004, June 2004.

The Spectral Element Atmosphere Model (SEAM): High-Resolution Parallel Computation and Localized Resolution of Regional Dyamics
— Fournier, Aimé, Mark A. Taylor, and Joseph J. Tribbia. Journal Article, Monthly Weather Review, Vol. 132, March 2004.

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Pre-2004

Recovering isotropic statistics in turbulence simulations: The Kolmogorov 4/5ths-law
Taylor, Mark A., Susan Kurien, and Gregory L. Eyink. Journal Article, Physics Review E, Vol. 68, Accepted/Published December 2003.

The Earth System and Global Climate Change
Boslough, Mark. Newsletter Article, Advanced Concepts Group News & Views, Volume 5, Issue 7, Pages 13-14, November 2003.

Massively Parallel Global Climate Model for Paleoclimate Applications
Boslough, Mark B. E. Sandia National Laboratories SAND Report, June 2002.

Climate Effects of an Impact Induced Equatorial Debris Ring
— Fawcett, Peter J., Mark B. E. Boslough. Journal Article, Journal of Geophysical Research, Atmospheres, August 2001. For more information or a printed copy of this publication, please contact Mark Boslough.

Impact-Induced Climate Change due to an Orbiting Debris Ring
Boslough, Mark B. E. Conference Paper, National Space Society's 20th Annual International Space Development Conference, May 2001.

Shoemaker-Levy 9 and Plume-forming Collisions on Earth
Boslough, Mark B. E., and David A. Crawford. Reprinted from Near-Earth Objects, Vol. 822 of the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. May 30, 1997

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Updated: 03/15/10

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