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Ultrascale Visualization of Climate Data

Dean N. Williams, Timo Bremer, Charles Doutriaux, John Patchett, Sean Williams, Galen Shipman, Ross Miller, David R. Pugmire, Brian Smith, Chad Steed, E. Wes Bethel, Hank Childs (+15 others)
2013 Computer  
These technological breakthroughs are coming at a time of exponential growth in climate data, with estimates of hundreds of exabytes by 2020. 1 To meet the challenges and exploit the opportunities that  ...  and visualization problems:  ...  VisIt is an open source, turnkey application for visualizing and analyzing large-scale simulation and experimental datasets.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mc.2013.119 fatcat:7kd3wgswf5bdfljj5gnifzl45u

Methodologies and applications in Digital China

JingNong Weng, Irfan Rafique, Maissom Qanber Abbasi
2012 Chinese Science Bulletin  
There have been significant advancements in areas like Digital Earth (DE) concept and frameworks, spatial data modeling, storage and processing, information processing technologies for DE, emerging technologies  ...  for display and visualization, spatial computing, spatial navigation, etc.  ...  They also carried out a study on key technologies for building the 3D digital ocean environment, also focusing on techniques for visualizing digital ocean data.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11434-012-5446-y fatcat:acv3b4l5mfb55fsqkcbrd55zka

Free and open source software for geospatial applications (FOSS4G) to support Future Earth

Maria Antonia Brovelli, Marco Minghini, Rafael Moreno-Sanchez, Ricardo Oliveira
2016 International Journal of Digital Earth  
Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial Applications (FOSS4G) offers mature, capable and reliable software to contribute to the creation of this infrastructure.  ...  corresponding author 1 The development, integration, and distribution of the information and spatial data infrastructure (i.e.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to sincerely thank the many people who provided references and links to the meaningful FOSS4G applications listed in Section 4.  ... 
doi:10.1080/17538947.2016.1196505 fatcat:7elj2wubp5dmzicqtd3n4i2a7a

Fostering Cross-Disciplinary Earth Science Through Datacube Analytics [chapter]

Peter Baumann, Angelo Pio Rossi, Brennan Bell, Oliver Clements, Ben Evans, Heike Hoenig, Patrick Hogan, George Kakaletris, Panagiota Koltsida, Simone Mantovani, Ramiro Marco Figuera, Vlad Merticariu (+4 others)
2018 Earth Observation Open Science and Innovation  
With the unprecedented increase of orbital sensor, in situ measurement, and simulation data there is a rich, yet not leveraged potential for obtaining insights from dissecting datasets and rejoining them  ...  One of the most influential initiatives in EO is EarthServer which has demonstrated new directions for flexible, scalable EO services based on innovative NoSQL  ...  Acknowledgement The EarthServer initiative is partly funded by the European Commission under grant agreement FP7 286310 and H2020 654367.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-65633-5_5 fatcat:h4iheb7a3rff7p7v7a67gwackm

Big Data and Cloud Computing [chapter]

Yun Li, Manzhu Yu, Mengchao Xu, Jingchao Yang, Dexuan Sha, Qian Liu, Chaowei Yang
2019 Manual of Digital Earth  
This chapter introduces Digital Earth data sources, analytical methods, and architecture for data analysis and describes how cloud computing supports big data processing in the context of Digital Earth  ...  Big Earth data are increasing tremendously with growing heterogeneity, posing grand challenges for the data management lifecycle of storage, processing, analytics, visualization, sharing, and applications  ...  The analysis results could be published by a web-based map server (e.g., GeoServer) or web-based notebook (e.g., Zeppelin) for visualization, public access, and collaboration, contributing to advancements  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-32-9915-3_9 fatcat:n4drlq63tvfczbvfaopvkkhec4

NOMADS: A Climate and Weather Model Archive at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Glenn K. Rutledge, Jordan Alpert, Wesley Ebisuzaki
2006 Bulletin of The American Meteorological Society - (BAMS)  
Abstract An on-line archive of real-time and historical weather and climate model output and observational data is now available from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric  ...  Camp Springs, MD Never before has the U.S. maintained a digital archive for its operational weather models, and an innovative data access philosophy promotes interoperable access across the geosciences  ...  Without these visionaries and the tools to access these data, NOMADS would not exist.  ... 
doi:10.1175/bams-87-3-327 fatcat:lsrhsxnj5bgltdwz5re3wxrgl4

Impact of big data on computer graphics

Pramila Joshi
2017 International Journal of Advanced Technology and Engineering Exploration  
architecture. 4.Sources of big data Sources of big data are mostly based on Computer graphics applications.  ...  Some of the sources are range scanning, imagery, sensor networks, scientific computing, light transport, databases and web. Most of them deal with one form of graphics or the other.  ...  This MapReduce framework can process huge volumes of data using parallel and distributed systems.  ... 
doi:10.19101/ijatee.2017.432002 fatcat:uebzfepc5ves3hwwqt5plxtebi

From the Oceans to the Cloud: Opportunities and Challenges for Data, Models, Computation and Workflows

Tiffany C. Vance, Micah Wengren, Eugene Burger, Debra Hernandez, Timothy Kearns, Encarni Medina-Lopez, Nazila Merati, Kevin O'Brien, Jon O'Neil, James T. Potemra, Richard P. Signell, Kyle Wilcox
2019 Frontiers in Marine Science  
Future uses of the cloud via computational sandboxes and the practicalities and considerations of using the cloud to archive data are explored.  ...  From the Oceans to the Cloud that must be considered when moving to the cloud: costs, security, and organizational limitations on cloud use.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors wish to thank both of our reviewers and Alison Appling and Ellyn Montgomery for thorough reviews and helpful suggestions which strongly benefited the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00211 fatcat:t2xhvx4cfbeyvlcb6paq7ecbtq

Grid computing technology for hydrological applications

G. Lecca, M. Petitdidier, L. Hluchy, M. Ivanovic, N. Kussul, N. Ray, V. Thieron
2011 Journal of Hydrology  
It is also shown that Grid technology facilitates e-cooperation among partners by means of services for authentication and authorization, seamless access to distributed data sources, data protection and  ...  and the way in which data are collected and assimilated, and complex water systems are simulated and visualized.  ...  Ayral (EMA) and V. Tran (IISAS) who participated to the porting of the applications and contributed to the paper with fruitful discussions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.04.003 fatcat:kuoy4ycr7fexnhfj633ipl7rqe

Ecopath with Ecosim as a model-building toolbox: Source code capabilities, extensions, and variations

Jeroen Steenbeek, Joe Buszowski, Villy Christensen, Ekin Akoglu, Kerim Aydin, Nick Ellis, Dalai Felinto, Jerome Guitton, Sean Lucey, Kelly Kearney, Steven Mackinson, Mike Pan (+2 others)
2016 Ecological Modelling  
Lastly, we provide an entry point for users for obtaining and using the source code for custom purposes.  ...  Model. (2015), http://dx.Article history: Available online xxx Keywords: Food web model Ecopath with Ecosim Ecosystem Fisheries Open source software Model interoperability a b s t r a c t Ecopath with  ...  The .NET framework has attained a large user base worldwide, supported by a large volume of technical resources on the Internet, which aids programming efforts and may make EwE source code attractive for  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2015.06.031 fatcat:sjwh5ohlhrejjfpqvujfiouibq

Big Data in Natural Disaster Management: A Review

Manzhu Yu, Chaowei Yang, Yun Li
2018 Geosciences  
Undoubtedly, the age of big data has opened new options for natural disaster management, primarily because of the varied possibilities it provides in visualizing, analyzing, and predicting natural disasters  ...  In a world that is now heavily dependent on information technology, the prime objective of computer experts and policy makers is to make the best of big data by sourcing information from varied formats  ...  Acknowledgments: We thank the anonymous reviewers for their insightful comments, which significantly improved the paper. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/geosciences8050165 fatcat:yucms6qo7nht5krjmnrwrkzy2y

Remote Sensing [chapter]

Miguel Ángel Esbrí
2021 Big Data in Bioeconomy  
Thereafter, we discuss the most commonly open data formats used to store and share the data.  ...  Next, we present an overview of representative software technologies for efficiently describing, storing, querying and accessing Earth Observation datasets.  ... Support for high-speed search features based on the popular open-source framework elasticsearch.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-71069-9_4 fatcat:vfmeehdthrd2xjiucuvwh3y5b4

Swells, Soundings, and Sustainability, but…"Here Be Monsters"

Dawn Wright
2017 Oceanography  
How do we address these major issues to create open and effective access to ocean science that will contribute to the global public good and ultimately to the sustainability of Planet Ocean?  ...  Today we map the oceans not only to increase fundamental scientific understanding of the ocean system, but also to protect life and property, promote economic vitality, and inform ecosystem-based management  ...  Wright ( is the Chief Scientist of the Environmental Systems Research Institute (aka Esri), Redlands, CA, USA and professor of geography and oceanography, College of Earth, Ocean, and  ... 
doi:10.5670/oceanog.2017.207 fatcat:i34aw3ynrnahrfky2ztboa5nny

Challenges and Technical Advances in Flood Early Warning Systems (FEWSs) [chapter]

Duminda Perera, Ousmane Seidou, Jetal Agnihotri, Hamid Mehmood, Mohamed Rasmy
2020 Flood Impact Mitigation and Resilience Enhancement  
Operational FEWSs have varying levels of complexity, depending on available data, adopted technology, and know-how.  ...  The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) strongly advocates for an increase in their availability to reach the targets of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development  ...  The authors are thankful to the International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management (ICHARM) and the Public Works Research Institute (PWRI) of Japan for the financial assistance that enables this  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.93069 fatcat:kaq7qwws2zhvrng2ypuw552vpu

The Mediterranean Decision Support System for Marine Safety dedicated to oil slicks predictions

G. Zodiatis, M. De Dominicis, L. Perivoliotis, H. Radhakrishnan, E. Georgoudis, M. Sotillo, R.W. Lardner, G. Krokos, D. Bruciaferri, E. Clementi, A. Guarnieri, A. Ribotti (+26 others)
2016 Deep-sea research. Part II, Topical studies in oceanography  
and is an open source code version of MEDSLIK.  ...  This service is mainly aimed at processing of past observations, performing a large number of simulations randomly varying the environmental data used to transport the oil.  ...  For service (2) and (3) the activation of the service is manually carried out by a user and it is performed in three main steps.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2016.07.014 fatcat:hkkqpy3725hczo6jqjjervtoiu
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