Articles tagged with: Climate

[ Sep 17 2012 - 10:08 am ]

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.

[ Apr 4 2012 - 2:32 pm ]

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.

[ Feb 27 2012 - 3:28 pm ]

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.

[ Aug 19 2011 - 10:45 am ]

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.

[ Jun 29 2011 - 2:24 pm ]

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.

[ Apr 5 2011 - 8:48 am ]

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.

[ Feb 14 2011 - 1:18 pm ]

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.

[ Jul 16 2009 - 5:12 pm ]

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.

[ Nov 7 2008 - 4:46 pm ]

Software engineers turn to Pat Worley’s team to fix problems that threaten simulations.

[ Feb 4 2008 - 4:05 pm ]

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.