This morning, while doing some research on availability of code for climate models, I came across a set of papers published by the Royal Society in March 2009 reporting on a meeting on the Environmental eScience Revolution. This looks like the best collection of papers I’ve seen yet on the challenges in software engineering for environmental and climate science. These will keep me going for a while, but here are the papers that most interest me:

And I’ll probably have to read the rest as well. Interestingly, I’ve met many of these authors. I’ll have to check whether any followup meetings are planned…

Getting the source code for climate models
Copenhagen 2009 Synthesis Report

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