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

 

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