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Supercomputing Project Floats Higher-Res Climate Model

Dec 2, 2014 |

The ability to predict regional sea level changes over the next few decades takes on greater urgency as global carbon emissions continue to rise. The situation is especially dire in the Netherlands, which has large land masses below sea level. Understanding how regional sea level in the eastern North Atlantic will be affected by changes Read more…

Climate Workshop Will Explore Data-Intensive Research Methods

Oct 31, 2011 |

One of the most promising use cases for “Big Data” is to help advance climate research. At SC11, Reinhard Budich (Max Planck Institute for Meteorology), John Feo (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory) Tobias Weigel (DKRZ) and Per Nyberg (Cray) will co-host the second Climate Knowledge Discovery (CKD) workshop to explore new data-intensive methods. HPCwire talked about this with Budich and Feo.

Australia’s Super Demand

Sep 5, 2011 |

Climate researchers in Australia are feeling the pinch of resource constraints.

International Project Readies Climate Models For Exascale Era

May 12, 2011 |

The first international effort to bring climate simulation software onto the next-generation exascale platforms got underway earlier this spring. The project, named Enabling Climate Simulation (ECS) at Extreme Scale, is being funded by the G8 Research Councils Initiative on Multilateral Research and brings together some of the heavy-weight organizations in climate research and computer science, not to mention some of the top supercomputers on the planet.

The Prisoner’s Dilemma

May 12, 2011 |

The challenge of climate change brings out the worst in us.

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Celebrates 25 Years

Apr 12, 2011 |

As the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center prepares to celebrate its 25-year anniversary, three founders provide perspective.

Climate Modelers Have Insatiable Appetite for HPC

Mar 14, 2011 |

Since the dawn of high performance computing, climate modeling has been one of its most demanding domains. The hunger for computational capability is unending, as researchers work to incorporate more of nature’s complexity into their models at higher resolutions. HPCwire talked with NOAA/GFDL Deputy Director Brian Gross and Venkatramani Balaji, head of the lab’s Modeling Systems Group.

Brazil Looks to be Climate Modeling Superpower

Nov 4, 2010 |

Cray super to become platform for advanced global climate studies.

Niwa Purchases Supercomputer

Aug 31, 2009 |

New Zealand government buys 34 teraflop IBM supercomputer for environmental forecasting.

The Future of Climate Research: A Q&A with ORNL’s James Hack

Nov 7, 2008 |

As leader of ORNL’s Climate Change Initiative, James Hack is in charge of pulling together scientists and engineers from across ORNL to advance the state of the science. We asked him about the future of climate science and the climate initiative at ORNL.

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