GPUs, Power9, Figure Prominently in IBM’s Bet on Weather Forecasting

June 22, 2017

IBM jumped into the weather forecasting business roughly a year and a half ago by purchasing The Weather Company. This week at ISC 2017, Big Blue rolled out pla Read more…

By John Russell

Météo-France Fires Up Bull Supercomputer Running on ‘Broadwell’ Processors

May 9, 2016

This spring Météo-France, the national meteorological service for France and its overseas territories, turned on its ‘new’ supercomputer, a long planned u Read more…

By Linda Barney

SGI and DDN Notch Big Wins at National Center for Atmospheric Research

January 11, 2016

The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) will install a new 5.34 petaflops supercomputer – Cheyenne – from SGI and a 20PB high performance storag Read more…

By John Russell

Supercomputing Project Floats Higher-Res Climate Model

December 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 Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Climate Workshop Will Explore Data-Intensive Research Methods

October 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. Read more…

By Steve Conway, for HPCwire

Australia’s Super Demand

September 5, 2011

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

By Nicole Hemsoth

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. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

The Prisoner’s Dilemma

May 12, 2011

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

By Michael Feldman

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