Partners

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Partners

National Science Foundation

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Major funding for CSDMS comes from a cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF). This agreement award is made jointly between the NSF's Division of Earth Sciences (EAR) and Directorate for Geosciences (GEO), Award Abstract EAR-0621695 - Facility Support: Organizational Infrastructure for the Community Surface Dynamics Modeling System.


Government Partners

The following governmental departments and agencies have filed official letters of support for the CSDMS initiative and its mission. In addition to their collaboration with and support of CSDMS efforts on various levels - from financial support to in-kind support to collaborative research - these departments and agencies also offer partnership via the participation of representatives in the various committees and working groups operating within CSDMS.

Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)
Idaho National Laboratory (INL)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
National Forest Service (NFS)
National Park Service (NPS)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
National Weather Service (NWRFC)
Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)
U.S. Agricultural Research Service (USDA)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACE)
U.S. Army Research Office (ARO)
U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement: Environmental Studies Program (BOEMRE-ESP)
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR)


Industry Partners

The following industrial partners have collaborated with and support CSDMS efforts on various levels - from financial support to in-kind support to collaborative research. These organizations also offer support via the participation of representatives in the various committees and working groups operating within CSDMS.

Chevron Energy Technology Company
ConocoPhillips
Deltares
ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
Schlumberger Information Solutions
Shell International Exploration
URS Corporation

Additionally, CSDMS has begun work on an Industry Consortium, which will likely involve many of these industry partners. Read the CSDMS Industry Consortium document.

Universities, Educational Partners and Related Research Programs

As of December 31, 2010, more than 200 universities and research institutes from 30 different countries have representation on CSDMS's various working groups and committees. For specifics, refer to the membership listings for the CSDMS Working Groups. (Click on the respective working group, then on the "Members" tab on the resulting page.)

Research Institutes and Other Partner Organizations

Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science (CUAHSI)
National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
National Center for Earth-Surface Dynamics (NCED)
NSF MARGINS
Global Water System Project (GWSP)
International Arctic Science Committee (IASC)
Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone (LOICZ)
Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR)
Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR)
Open Field Operation and Manipulation (OpenFOAM)

Many national and international research programs, organizations and institutes also collaborate with and support CSDMS efforts. A list of related and partnering research programs is available here.

CSDMS would like to acknowledge INSTAAR, the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research: An Earth and Environmental Systems Institute, for providing the physical space for the CSDMS Integration Facility.