Tag: climate science

Viglen Gives UK Science Facility JASMIN £4 Million Makeover

Apr 10, 2014 |

British systems integrator Viglen has won a £4 million contract to outfit JASMIN, a UK-based environmental scientific data analysis and simulation facility, with petascale-level data processing and storage capabilities. The contract calls for the design, supply and installation of a turnkey integrated HPC computing, storage and network solution at the site, which is run by Read more…

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Powering Global Climate Science

Apr 10, 2014 |

With the much-talked-about upcoming report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), titled “Working Group III: Mitigation of Climate Change,” scheduled to be released on Sunday, we thought it fitting to highlight the community that makes this large-scale climate research possible, the Earth System Grid Federation (ESGF). The ESGF is an international collaboration for Read more…

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Climate Science Triggers Torrent of Big Data Challenges

Aug 15, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/Galen_Shipman_climate_small.jpg” alt=”” width=”90″ height=”90″ />Supercomputers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory produce some of the world’s largest scientific datasets, many of which are related to climate change research. In this interview, Galen Shipman, data-systems architect for ORNL’s Computing and Computational Sciences Directorate and the person who oversees data management at the OLCF, discusses strategies for coping with the “3 Vs” of big data: variety, velocity, and volume.

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