TITLE

Futureshock: The virtual Earth

PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Computer Bulletin;Sep2003, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the Earth Simulator, a supercomputer which serves as a digital clone of planet Earth, by Nippon Electronic Corp. (NEC) in Yokohama, Japan. The supercomputer aims to forecast the activity of the Earth's geographical features, ocean currents and weather. It can also help find solutions in preventing global warming as well as predicting other natural disasters.
ACCESSION #
44396912

 

Related Articles

  • FIRST NEC SX-8 SUPERCOMPUTER STARTS PRODUCTION AT MET OFFICE.  // Mainframe Computing;Jun2005, Vol. 18 Issue 6, pN.PAG 

    Reports on the production of weather forecast started by the NEC SX-8 supercomputer system at Met Office in London, England. Manner in which the 128-processor NEC SX-8 will allow improvements to be made to weather forecasts and climate predictions; Benefits from the new supercomputer; Remarks...

  • Supercomputer improves forecasts.  // Computer Weekly;5/10/2005, p16 

    The article reports that British Meteorological Office has started to produce weather forecasts from the supercomputer at its Exeter headquarters. The NEC SX-8 system doubles the computing power of each of the two existing 120-processor NEC SX-6 systems, which have been operational since April...

  • (Destinations)6.07.  // Travel & Leisure;Jun2007, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p6 

    A world weather forecast is presented for June 2007.

  • Weather Watch.  // Stonewall County Courier (Aspermont, TX);5/8/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 25, p1 

    A weather forecast is presented for Aspermont and Stonewall Country in Texas for May 8, 2008.

  • weather report.  // Clarendon Enterprise (TX);3/13/2008, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p3 

    The article outlines a weekly weather forecast for Clarendon, Texas.

  • weather forecast.  // Clarendon Enterprise (TX);3/13/2008, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p3 

    The article outlines a weekend weather forecast for Clarendon, Texas.

  • Weather.  // Edgewood Enterprise (TX);9/18/2008, Vol. 101 Issue 38, p1 

    The article presents a weather forecast for September 8-15, 2008 in Texas.

  • Weather.  // Edgewood Enterprise (TX);11/27/2008, Vol. 101 Issue 48, p1 

    The article presents a weather forecast for Texas as of November 27, 2008.

  • Weather.  // Grand Saline Sun (TX);4/3/2008, Vol. 112 Issue 14, p2 

    A weather forecast for March 24-30, 2008 in Grand Saline, Texas is presented.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics