Speeding Climate Simulations

October 28, 2014

As highlighted in a recent issue of DOE Pulse, which features science and technology news from the DOE National Labs, scientists from Pacific Northwest National Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

The Week in HPC Research

March 14, 2013

The top research stories of the week include the 2012 Turing Prize winners; an examination of MIC acceleration in short-range molecular dynamics simulations; a new computer model to help predict the best HIV treatment; the role of atmospheric clouds in climate change models; and more reliable HPC cloud computing. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Proving the Case for Climate Change with Hi-Res Models

August 2, 2012

Although serious scientists believe we’re past the point of debating the validity of climate change, the computer models that support this research are not perfect. Fortunately, the latest improvements to high-resolution climate simulations are not only improving the fidelity of the models, but are also deepening our understanding of climate dynamics, both qualitatively and quantitatively. Read more…

By Aaron Dubrow

HPC Experts Provide Glue Between Supercomputers and Climate Science

November 30, 2011

Some of the most important supercomputing models aimed at climate change research have been developed by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and in particular, its Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) at Princeton University. The GFDL researchers are experts in climate science, but as with many scientists, are often less adept with the vagaries of supercomputing technology. That's where HPTi comes in. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

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

Grass Roots Climate Modeling

November 25, 2010

Climate researchers tap idle PCs. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Boulder Climate Center Will Build Supercomputer in Wyoming

December 14, 2009

Cheaper to house NCAR super out-of-state. Read more…

By Bruce Finley

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