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HPC Experts Provide Glue Between Supercomputers and Climate Science

Nov 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.

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.