David C. Bader

Portrait of  David C. Bader

  • Title
    Climate Program Leader
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    (925) 422-4843
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David C. Bader is the Climate Program Leader at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), where he is the Principal Investigator for the multi‐institutional Energy Exascale Earth System Modeling project. From 2009–2010, he was the Senior Research Advisor for Climate Change to the Director, Office of Science, US Department of Energy, and prior to that he led the Program for Climate Model Diagnosis and Intercomparison (PCMDI) at LLNL.

Ph.D. Atmospheric Science, 1985, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO

M.S. Atmospheric Science, 1983, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO

B.S. Engineering Science, 1979, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO

Selected Publications

Golaz, J.C., Van Roekel, L.P.,  Zheng, X, et al. (2022). The DOE E3SM Model Version 2: Overview of the Physical Model and Initial Model Evaluation. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 14, e2022MS003156, https://doi.org/10.1029/2022MS003156

Leung, L. R., Bader, D. C., Taylor, M. A., & McCoy, R. B. (2020). An introduction to the E3SM special collection: Goals, science drivers, development, and analysis. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 12, e2019MS001821. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019MS001821

Wagman, B. M., Lundquist, K. A., Tang, Q., Glascoe, L. G., & Bader, D. C. (2020). Examining the climate effects of a regional nuclear weapons exchange using a multiscale atmospheric modeling approach. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 125, e2020JD033056. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JD033056

Caldwell, P. M., Mametjanov, A., Tang, Q., Van Roekel, L. P., Golaz, J.-C., Lin, W. et al. (2019). The DOE E3SM coupled model version 1: Description and results at high resolution. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 11, 4095– 4146. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019MS001870

Schmidt, G. A., Bader, D., Donner, L. J., Elsaesser, G. S., Golaz, J.-C., Hannay, C., Molod, A., Neale, R. B., and Saha, S. “Practice and philosophy of climate model tuning across six US modeling centers,” Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 3207-3223, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-10-3207-2017, 2017.

Fellow, American Meteorological Society, 2016

Secretary’s Honor Award, U.S. Department of Energy, 2015

Appreciation Award, Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy, 2011

Special Award, American Meteorological Society, 2010

Recognition Award, Working Group I of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 2009

Director’s Science and Technology Award, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 2008

Distinguished Achievement Award, Community Climate System Model Project, 2005