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- Getting a Grip on Ice Sheet Changes
- To better understand how climate change will affect the Greenland ice sheet, scientists modeled the melting Laurentide ice sheet of 9,000 years ago.
- NCCS Offering Parallel MATLAB on Discover Cluster
- The NASA Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS) is offering a parallel version of the popular software tool to its user community for evaluation.
- NASA Study: Cell Processor Shows Promise for Climate Modeling
- In a feasibility study funded by NASA's HIgh-End Computing Program, the IBM Cell Broadband Engine significantly outperformed conventional processor cores.
- Modeling the Dust Bowl Climate Forcings
- A series of climate model simulations studied how dust storms altered precipitation during the Dust Bowl drought of the 1930s.
- NCCS Support of Space Exploration: Improving Space Weather Modeling Required for Interplanetary Travel
- Simulating phenomena from the Sun to Earth, Goddard Space Flight Center scientists are using the NASA Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS) to advance space weather modeling.
- Urgent Computing in Support of Space Shuttle Orbiter Reentry
- The rapid aerothermal analysis capability put in place during NASA’s return-to-flight efforts has proven to be a critical component of the damage assessment process.
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