Tag Archives: bigdata

WEF: EarthTime combines dramatic images from space with expert analysis of how humans are changing the planet

New website EarthTime, to launch on World Earth Day (22 April), combines NASA satellite imagery with over 300 free, open-source geospatial datasets to show humanity’s impact on the planet EarthTime uses experts to track and connect patterns between a range of topics from deforestation … Read the full press release

Data intensive supercomputer JASMIN to double available storage to more than 44 petabytes

A major upgrade is being made to double the storage available in one of the UK’s national supercomputers. SWINDON, 12-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — JASMIN is a globally unique data intensive supercomputer for environmental science. Currently supporting over 160 science projects, … Read the full press release

Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) cooperate on big data to boost industrial productivity and innovation

SWINDON, 14-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — American and British business is expected to benefit from a new collaboration agreement signed today between leading US and UK research laboratories. The deal focuses on translating high performance computing techniques widely used in academia into … Read the full press release

STFC: Higgs Centre for Innovation at the Royal Observatory in Edinburgh now open for applications from start-ups

SWINDON, 13-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC) flagship new business innovation centre – which will bring together the best of academia and industry – is now welcoming applications from start-up companies. The recently-completed Higgs Centre for Innovation at … Read the full press release