NERSC Resources Help Find Roots of MJO Modeling Mismatches

From Calcutta, India, to Seattle, Wash., and beyond, the MJO can bring storms and plenty of rain in wet years. PNNL researchers are using field data and NERSC supercomputers to better model how the MJO operates and understand its interaction with regional weather systems around the world.

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Webinar: Exploring the “How” of Graph Databases
Heard the buzz about graph analytics and curious about what graph entails? Thinking that a graph database might deliver added agility to your analytics environment but need information on graph options? Want to expand your analytics vocabulary to include triples, tuples, RDF, SPARQL…..? Then this webinar is a great resource for you. Join us on Wednesday, May 18, for a session at 10 a.m. PST. Bring your graph questions to this educational overview of the different graph approaches in use today.
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A New Performance Standard for Reservoir Simulation

Cray and Stone Ridge Technology are offering a new reservoir simulation solution that achieves unprecedented performance levels. On a two-node GPU-based Cray® CS-Storm™ system, Stone Ridge’s ECHELON reservoir simulator ran a 243-million cell, 45-year model in only 2.5 hours on just two nodes. This result sets a new standard for commercially available reservoir simulation solutions.
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Alzheimer's Research on NCSA's Blue Waters Supercomputer

Mariet Allen is an assistant professor of neuroscience at Mayo Clinic in Florida, and is conducting ongoing research using the “Blue Waters” supercomputer at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois to understand the role genetics plays in Alzheimer’s disease. Learn five facts about her research.
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Chemistry Consortium Uses Titan to Understand Actinides

Radioactive materials have long been a part of American history — from the Manhattan Project to the development of nuclear power. The materials central to these innovations are actinides, or elements 89–103 on the periodic table, which release large amounts of energy when atoms are split. A multi-institution team has been using computing resources at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to understand actinide chemistry at the molecular level in hopes of designing methods to clean up contamination and safely store spent nuclear fuel.
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