The World’s Most Powerful Climate Change Supercomputer Powers Up

Posted by masgeeks on Oct 17, 2012 3:21 PM EDT
Time; By Matt Peckham
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For all the political discord over climate change, one thing everyone can probably agree on is that when you’re throwing computational resources at modeling weather, the more the merrier. Think of the new computer that just came online at the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming as a kind of dream come true from a meteorological standpoint, then, because it represents a mammoth increase in raw crunch-prowess, dedicated to studying everything from hurricanes and tornadoes to geomagnetic storms, tsunamis, wildfires, air pollution and the location of water beneath the earth’s surface.

[Editor's Note: The NCAR Yellowstone supercomputer runs on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OS.]

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Wow. If the climate wasn't warming before, I'll bet all dinotrac 111 2,502 Oct 31, 2012 12:44 PM

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