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OLCF’s Anantharaj Shares HPC Knowledge at Summer School
2 years ago

OLCF’s Anantharaj Shares HPC Knowledge at Summer School

By  •  2 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
3 years ago

Using the Forest to See the Trees

By  •  3 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
3 years ago

Wigner Distinguished Lecturer Visits OLCF

By  •  3 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
4 years ago

Fine-Tuning the Accelerated Future of Climate Modeling

By  •  4 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  •  5 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  •  5 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  •  5 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  •  5 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
6 years ago

OLCF Partner Wins Major Industry Award

By  •  6 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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Supercomputing Director and National Council Recommend Climate Modeling Advances

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

ORNL’s James Hack was a member of a 15 person committee that recommended ways to advance climate modeling over the next two years.
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ORNL Experts Work to Manage Big Data from Climate Science

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

HPCwire sat down with Galen Shipman to discuss strategies for coping with the “3 Vs”—variety, velocity, and volume—of the big data that climate science generates.
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Carbon Dioxide Caused Global Warming at Ice Age’s End, Pioneering Simulation Shows
6 years ago

Carbon Dioxide Caused Global Warming at Ice Age’s End, Pioneering Simulation Shows

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

A multi-institutional team used a global dataset of paleoclimate records and the Jaguar supercomputer at ORNL to find the perform an unprecedented climate simulation. The results, published in the April 5 issue of Nature, analyze 15,000 years of climate history.
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