The authors wish to thank Jerry Mahlman for his interest in this project and his comments on the manuscript. Phil Jones and Chris Kerr contributed to coding the model so that it can run efficiently on massively parallel computers. Dan Schwarzkopf assisted with the implementation of the radiation codes. The 0.6° × 0.72° model integrations were performed by Phil Jones at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Some of the 160-level model integration was performed on the Cray T3E computer of the National Energy Research Scientific Computer Division, which is supported by the Office of Energy Research of the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract DE-AC03-76SF00098.
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