Computer Modeling

UCAR to support EarthCube: Computer simulation of Hurricane Sandy
May 26, 2016
The NSF initiative will foster collaborations among geoscientists by creating a common infrastructure for researchers to collect, access, analyze, share, and visualize all forms of data and related resources.
Scientists visualize tornado's winds: still image from animation shows vortices as tubelike structures
May 17, 2016
Scientists use advanced software to visualize details of the powerful storms.
Data assimilation: Weather forecast map of southeastern US
April 04, 2016
Part science, part art, data assimilation improves simulations by bringing a range of measurements – be they sparse, dense, or irregularly scattered – into computer models.
NCAR MPAS hexagonal mesh grid
January 21, 2016
A global weather model developed at NCAR offers a new way of simulating the atmosphere while providing scientists with flexibility when focusing on a specific area.
A 3D rendering of a thunderstorm
January 11, 2016
The new system for the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center will be capable of more than three times the amount of scientific computing performed by its predecessor.

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