Number Description Date
  TASK 0 - Management, valorization and sustainability  
MS0.1 Steering committee meetings M1
MS0.2 Definition and update of the detailed roadmap M1,M24
  TASK 1 - National platform for climate modeling  
MS1.1a Test of the first version of the platform with IPSL-CM M24
MS1.1b Test of the second version of the platform with IPSL-CM M48
MS1.3 Design of the suite of simulations and tests to optimise the tuning process M36
  TASK 2 - Towards high-resolution coupled models  
MS2.1a Solving memory scalability issue (task 2.1) M6
MS2.1b MPI-OpenMP implementation in IPSL-CM reference version M18
MS.2.2a Management of the input files by XIOS M24
MS2.2b Management of the start/restart files by XIOS M27
MS2.3 Interpolation capability included in XIOS (In and Out) M40
MS2.4 High quality interpolation weight and parallel coupling available to IPSL-CM and CNRM-CM M36
  TASK 3 - Runtime Environment  
MS3.1 Method and study to assign process/tasks on cores and nodes of supercomputers of IDRIS and TGCC (single component and MPMD mode) M12
MS3.2a XIOS analysis tools release (load balancing computing I/O tasks) and integration in libIGCM environment M24
MS3.2b Scalable analyse tool for Oasis3-MCT release, to determine scalabilities of each component and optimal number of processes to fasten the whole system and integration in libIGCM environment M24
MS3.3a Supervisor agents Architectural Design M12
MS3.3b Supervisor agent release candidate (enabling control channel, full events logs, call tree traversal capabilities and regression test handling) M24
MS3.3c Supervisor agent final release (successful rescheduling for known failure) M36
  TASK 4 - Big data management and analytics of climate simulations  
MS4.1 XIOS included in all IPSL-CM components (CF and CMIP compliant) M6
MS4.2a ES-DOC C++ interface available M18
MS4.2b CIM metadata generation through XIOS at run-time M36
MS4.3a Simulations data from XIOS and references observation easily ingested by data services M12
MS4.3b ESGF publication client available and included in libIGCM environment M18
MS4.3c ES-DOC publication client available and included in libIGCM environment M36
MS4.4a Server side processing and core functions available at data location M18
MS4.4b Additional core functions and optimisation available at data location M36
  TASK 5 - CliMAF: a framework for climate models evaluation and analysis  
MS5.1 Beta-version of the general driver and UI M6


Beta version of the service layer M12


Inclusion of a set of “test” diagnostics in the general driver M18


First operational version of CliMAF M24


CliMAF implements a set of additionnal diagnostics from the contributors and can be used for model development and monitoring M36