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Climate Modeling Pioneer on Higher Resolution, Higher Impact Change

Jun 2, 2014 |

“If you burn one molecule of fossil fuel and put that carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, it will remain there for around 100 years on average,” explained NCAR Senior Scientist, Dr. Warren Washington. “Some remain closer to 500 years. The reason for concern is that if we don’t do something now and we’ve already built Read more…

Computing the Ozone Pollution Threat

May 8, 2014 |

One of the world’s most powerful supercomputers devoted to climate change – the 1.5 petaflop Yellowstone system – is fulfilling its mission to help find solutions to serious climate change issues. Recently a team of researchers from National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and several partner institutions used Yellowstone, an IBM iDataPlex cluster, to simulate the threat of ozone Read more…

Yellowstone Helps Predict Air Pollution

Mar 28, 2013 |

The Yellowstone supercomputer has a 1.5-petaflop I-data plex system at peak. The machine was first tasked with 11 compute-intensive projects as part of the Accelerated Scientific Discovery (ASD) initiative.

Wyoming Plays Host to Top 10 Super

Jun 11, 2012 |

Petascale supercomputing is coming to one of the least populated states in the US.

Supercomputers Say BP Oil Spill Will Spread Up the East Coast

Jul 12, 2010 |

Models predict oil spill could reach Carolinas, Georgia and Northern Florida by October.

Boulder Climate Center Will Build Supercomputer in Wyoming

Dec 14, 2009 |

Cheaper to house NCAR super out-of-state.