Tag: High Performance Computing

Aug 31, 2016

Portfolio: NEXRAD Radar Precipitation Reanalysis

One of the most challenging and significant projects undertaken at NCICS has been the reprocessing of NEXRAD Level II radar data to produce a suite…

 
Aug 24, 2016

Portfolio: NOAA Big Data Project

On October 27, 2015, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the public release of NOAA’s Next Generation Weather Radar (NEXRAD) dataset via their cloud-computing service. AWS…

Scott Wilkins

HPC Cluster and SAN Operations

Mr. Scott Wilkins has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Phoenix. He is NCICS’s High Performance Computing and Storage Manager. He…

Jonathan Brannock

Information Technology Support

Mr. Jonathan Brannock is NCICS's information technology support specialist. He has an Associate Degree in Applied Sciences majoring in networking technologies from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community…

Lou Vasquez

Scientific Algorithms

Mr. Lou Vasquez received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University in 1994 and continued his education with coursework towards a…

 
May 19, 2016

Expertise: Environmental Data Analytics

Data Management Storage Area Networks Data Validation Quality Assurance Relational and Graph Databases Search “Data Management” Big Data High Performance Computing Virtualization Cloud Computing High-speed…

 
May 19, 2016

Expertise: Observing Systems

In Situ Observations Quality Assurance Algorithm Development Data Validation Global Temperature Datasets Soil Moisture and Drought U.S. Climate Reference Network Search “In Situ” Remote Sensing…

 
May 19, 2016

Expertise: Climate Science

Climate Science Climate Dynamics Climate Drivers Atmospheric Science Meteorology Extremes Search “Climate Science” Scenarios and Projections Climate Change Model Downscaling National and Regional-Scale Projections State-by-state…

Feb 10, 2013

Geostationary Surface Albedo

Surface albedo is the fraction of incoming solar radiation reflected by the land surface, and therefore is a sensitive indicator of environmental changes. Its value…