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Carbon Dioxide Caused Global Warming at Ice Age’s End, Pioneering Simulation Shows
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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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Climate Scientists Compute in Concert

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

Researchers at ORNL are sharing computational resources and expertise to improve the detail and performance of a scientific application code that is the product of one of the world’s largest collaborations of climate researchers.
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Supercomputers and Airplanes Help Model Hurricane Structure and Intensity

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

A research team led by Jon Reisner of Los Alamos National Laboratory is employing the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Jaguar supercomputer to use data from lightning detectors and even wind instruments mounted on planes flown into the eye of a hurricane to improve atmospheric models.
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Jaguar Users Receive HPC Innovation Excellence Awards

By  •  7 years ago  •  Technology

Mike Henderson, CEO of BMI Corporation and Smart Truck, was announced as one of nine winners of the HPC Innovation Excellence Awards, given to organizations achieving an important, quantifiable achievement with the help of high-performance computing.
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Jaguar Users Benefiting from ALCC Computing Hours for Energy-Mission Research

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

Through the ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC), allocations were awarded to five projects with an emphasis on high-risk, high-impact research related to DOE’s energy mission. They are already providing insight into important efforts such as advancing the clean-energy agenda and understanding the Earth’s climate.
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Computational Scientists Use Supercomputers to Explore Ice Sheet Dynamics

By  •  8 years ago  •  Science

Using Jaguar, SEACISM’s aim is to use state-of-the-art simulation to predict the behavior of ice sheets under a changing climate by developing scalable algorithms.
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Oak Ridge Supercomputers Provide First Simulation of Abrupt Climate Change

By  •  9 years ago  •  Science

At the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the world’s fastest supercomputer for unclassified research is simulating abrupt climate change and shedding light on an enigmatic period of natural global warming in Earth’s relatively recent history.
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Resolution Revolution

By  •  10 years ago  •  Science

Software engineers turn to Pat Worley’s team to fix problems that threaten simulations.
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ORNL researchers team up with the NFL for a carbon-neutral Super Bowl

By  •  11 years ago  •  Science

Is it possible to have a carbon-neutral Super Bowl? When National Football League Environmental Program Coordinator Jack Groh wanted to find out, he called ORNL.
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