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Laying the Groundwork for a New ‘Green Revolution’
4 months ago

Laying the Groundwork for a New ‘Green Revolution’

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, People, Science

In 2015, all member states of the United Nations pledged to pursue the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set forth by the UN General Assembly in its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable …
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Simulations Forecast Nationwide Increase in Human Exposure to Extreme Climate Events
7 months ago

Simulations Forecast Nationwide Increase in Human Exposure to Extreme Climate Events

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Science

By 2050, the United States will likely be exposed to a larger number of extreme climate events, including more frequent heat waves, longer droughts and more intense floods, which can …
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AI for Plant Breeding in an Ever-Changing Climate
1 year ago

AI for Plant Breeding in an Ever-Changing Climate

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

How might artificial intelligence (AI) impact agriculture, the food industry, and the field of bioengineering? Dan Jacobson, a research and development staff member in the Biosciences Division at the US …
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Science at Exascale: Mapping Climate Patterns
2 years ago

Science at Exascale: Mapping Climate Patterns

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

Frontier is an exascale computer planned for delivery at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility in 2021. The system will support a wide range of scientific applications for advanced modeling …
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Oak Ridge, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Share 2018 ACM Gordon Bell Prize
2 years ago

Oak Ridge, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Share 2018 ACM Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

Two US Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories were recently awarded the 2018 Association for Computing Machinery’s (ACM’s) Gordon Bell Prize for work done on the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing …
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Research Team Breaks Exaop Barrier With Deep Learning Application
2 years ago

Research Team Breaks Exaop Barrier With Deep Learning Application

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

This article is part of a series covering the finalists for the 2018 Gordon Bell Prize that used the Summit supercomputer. The prize winner will be announced at SC18 in …
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US Air Force and ORNL Partner in High Performance Computing and Weather Modeling System
2 years ago

US Air Force and ORNL Partner in High Performance Computing and Weather Modeling System

By  •  2 years ago  •  Events

For the US military, accurate weather prediction is vital to both the planning and execution of worldwide missions. To extend its weather modeling capabilities, the US Air Force has joined …
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OLCF’s Anantharaj Shares HPC Knowledge at Summer School
4 years ago

OLCF’s Anantharaj Shares HPC Knowledge at Summer School

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

This year the International Summer School on Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (ISSAOS) in L’Aquila, Italy, featured a high-performance computing (HPC) theme for the first time in an effort to introduce earth sciences …
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Using the Forest to See the Trees
6 years ago

Using the Forest to See the Trees

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

Researchers are working to integrate observation and modeling to create a better picture of Earth’s climate as a whole. One researcher committed to this goal is Dali Wang of DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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Wigner Distinguished Lecturer Visits OLCF
6 years ago

Wigner Distinguished Lecturer Visits OLCF

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

Recently, internationally known atmospheric scientist Susan Solomon paid a visit to the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility.
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Fine-Tuning the Accelerated Future of Climate Modeling
6 years ago

Fine-Tuning the Accelerated Future of Climate Modeling

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

A team of computational and climate scientists are scaling the CESM model to run on DOE petascale computers, including Titan, the 27-petaflop Cray XK7 system managed by the OLCF at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
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ForWarn Researchers Get EVEREST-Sized Look at Woodland Disturbances

By  •  7 years ago  •  Technology

EVEREST has provided researchers with the Forest Service Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center and their partners a unique view of maps used for detecting and tracking unexpected forest changes and disturbances.
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Moniz Visits ORNL

By  •  7 years ago  •  People

Ernest Moniz, the newly confirmed secretary of energy, visited ORNL and the OLCF on June 3.
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Lessons from the Past

By  •  8 years ago  •  Science

A team of researchers ran transient, or continuous, simulations on an ORNL supercomputer over three years to create the first physics-based test of hemispheric deglaciation, work that was recently featured in Nature.
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Sea-Level Rise Will Continue Even with Aggressive Emission Mitigation

By  •  8 years ago  •  Science

Researchers led by Gerald Meehl of the National Center for Atmospheric Research used ORNL’s Jaguar supercomputer to explore just how much sea level is likely to rise and under what circumstances.
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OLCF Partner Wins Major Industry Award
8 years ago

OLCF Partner Wins Major Industry Award

By  •  8 years ago  •  People

An OLCF industrial partner was recently named a winner of International Data Corporation’s (IDC) HPC Innovation Excellence Award, announced in Salt Lake City, Utah at the annual supercomputing conference SC12.
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