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Sohl et al. 2024, accepted

Sohl, L.E., T.J. Fauchez, S. Domagal-Goldman, D.A. Christie, R. Deitrick, J. Haqq-Misra, C.E. Harman, N. Iro, N.J. Mayne, K. Tsigaridis, G.L. Villanueva, A.V. Young, and G. Chaverot, 2024: The CUISINES framework for conducting exoplanet model intercomparison projects, version 1.0. Planet. Sci. J., accepted.

As JWST begins to return observations, it is more important than ever that exoplanet climate models can consistently and correctly predict the observability of exoplanets, retrieval of their data, and interpretation of planetary environments from that data. Model intercomparisons play a crucial role in this context, especially now when few data are available to validate model predictions. The CUISINES Working Group of NASA's Nexus for Exoplanet Systems Science (NExSS) supports a systematized approach to evaluating the performance of exoplanet models, and provides here a framework for conducting community-organized exoplanet Model Intercomparison Projects (exoMIPs). The CUISINES framework adapts Earth climate community practices specifically for the needs of the exoplanet researchers, encompassing a range of model types, planetary targets, and parameter space studies. It is intended to help researchers to work collectively, equitably, and openly toward common goals. The CUISINES framework rests on five principles: 1) Define in advance what research question(s) the exoMIP is intended to address. 2) Create an experimental design that maximizes community participation, and advertise it widely. 3) Plan a timeline that allows all exoMIP members to participate fully. 4) Generate data products from model output for direct comparison to observations. 5) Create a data management plan that works both now and in the future. Within the first year of its existence, CUISINES is already providing logistical support to eight exoMIPs planned or in progress, and will continue to host annual workshops for further community feedback and presentation of new exoMIP ideas.

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  author={Sohl, L. E. and Fauchez, T. J. and Domagal-Goldman, S. and Christie, D. A. and Deitrick, R. and Haqq-Misra, J. and Harman, C. E. and Iro, N. and Mayne, N. J. and Tsigaridis, K. and Villanueva, G. L. and Young, A. V. and Chaverot, G.},
  title={The CUISINES framework for conducting exoplanet model intercomparison projects, version 1.0},
  journal={Planetary Science Journal},

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RIS Citation

ID  - so04300i
AU  - Sohl, L. E.
AU  - Fauchez, T. J.
AU  - Domagal-Goldman, S.
AU  - Christie, D. A.
AU  - Deitrick, R.
AU  - Haqq-Misra, J.
AU  - Harman, C. E.
AU  - Iro, N.
AU  - Mayne, N. J.
AU  - Tsigaridis, K.
AU  - Villanueva, G. L.
AU  - Young, A. V.
AU  - Chaverot, G.
PY  - 2024
TI  - The CUISINES framework for conducting exoplanet model intercomparison projects, version 1.0
JA  - Planet. Sci. J.
JO  - Planetary Science Journal
ER  -

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