CGD Exchange

The CGD Exchange is a science meeting devoted to hearing about research going on in CGD and its impact on our world. We welcome all kinds of talks and formats. The Exchange! can’t happen without your support.

Date Speaker Title

Rich Neale

Dave Lawrence

When things didn't turn out the way you thought

Using CESM to assess feasibility and outcomes of alternative land-based climate mitigation solutions


Marika Holland and Melissa  Moulton

Will Wieder and Negin Sobhani

Rising Voices, Changing Coasts: The National Indigenous and Earth Sciences Convergence Hub (CoPe)



Defining Earth system science and Enabling research opportunities for this broader community


Jack Chen

Monica Morrison

Simulations of marine cloud brightening climate intervention at CGD: 2008 vs 2022.

Actionable Science, Adequacy-for-Application and Epistemic Risk


Cecile Hannay

Brian Dobbins


Cecile Hannay and Kolya Dols: "Building Cool Virtual Worlds. Using Minecraft to explain Climate Modeling to middle schoolers"

Accessible Climate Science & Technology

19-January -2023

Frank Bryan and Matt Long

Keith Lindsay

Putting the Earth in Earth system models


Fast Spin Up of Components of an Earth System Model


Dan Rosen and Bill Sacks

Brian Medeiros

Earth System Modeling Framework (ESMF)


President's Strategic Initiative Fund: UCAR Remote Sensing


Sean Swenson

Deepak Cherian

Representing topography in CTSM


My journey to (open-) source science

23-March-2023 Kirsten Mayer and Emily Gordon

A Brief Introduction to Coding Neural Networks


13-April-2023 Dave Bailey

Sea Ice predictions and ice cream


27-April-2023 Kate Thayer

How to stop glaciers from sucking water out of the ocean



Alice, Brian, Cecile

Jim Edwards



Using GitHub actions for software development and continuous integration


Gary Strand and Ben Kirk (CISL)

Gordon and Yang

Transitions on storage with the arrival of Derecho


An exchange about the CGD Exchange

25-May-2023 DEI - Culture Survey Task Force

Where things stand and next steps



David Schneider

Dan Amrhein

The CESM Regional Ocean and Carbon cOnfigurator with Data assimILation and Embedding (CROCODILE)
09-November-2023 Christina McCluskey Ice, Ice, Maybe? - CAM6 Ice Formation in Southern Ocean Mixed Phase Clouds

Shiv Priyam Raghuraman

Alice DuVivier / Cecile Hannay

Cloud feedbacks in satellite observations and CAM6


CESM Tutorial - Rearview on 2023 and Looking Forward to 2024