Before submitting an application, please read the following PDF (1 MB) and fill out the template (0,2 MB) provided.

Who can apply?

This call for proposals is open to all German model development groups in the field of Earth system research, including atmospheric sciences, oceanography and climate-related fields such as land or sea ice modelling, land surface modelling, atmospheric or ocean biogeochemistry, etc. Global models as well as regional models or small-scale, very high-resolution applications are addressed.

What can be requested?

The support service comprises up to 6 PMs per proposal (depending on the type and difficulty of the request) in the form of consulting and/or programming work by the RSE experts for high-performance and heterogeneous computing from DKRZ and/or JSC.

With regard to the scope of the requested support, we basically distinguish between two categories

  1. Short advisory activities or preparatory enquiries lasting less than 2 month.
  2. Detailed assigment of special tasks with a term of up to 6 months.
When can requests be submitted?

Applications can be submitted at any time. A first round of selection was done in March 2022 - already accepted sprints can be found here. There will be further selection processes throughout the year.

If no ressources are free - we will let you know here.

Submit your application with an attached PDF to support-request[at]

The assessment and support procedure will run as indicated here:

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