Unanticipated firestorms can take lives and destroy property, equipment, and other resources. With help from the eXtreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE), researchers are working to improve wildfire forecasts and give firefighting professionals a more powerful tool.
A recent tutorial on the popular open-source statistics tool R garnered hundreds of people from across the globe, breaking training participation records for the event's organizers.
A research team led by a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, professor aims to discover how the Deepwater Horizon oil spill has affected microbial communities in coastal environments in the Gulf of Mexico. Support from NICS and XSEDE has taken the project to a new level.
The Call for Participation in XSEDE15, covering all aspects of participation in the conference, is now open. XSEDE15 will be held in St. Louis on July 26–30 at the Marriott Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel.
Swirling weather systems of the ocean known as eddies might play a major role in climate change. Using the Kraken supercomputer (now decommissioned), researchers discovered that eddies behave differently than scientists had thought.