Category Archives: GCM

Ways The Sun & Electric Space Weather Change Climate

How might the Sun and Space Weather change weather on Earth? And through that climate trends? A nice video lays some of it out. Continue reading

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Procedural Languages, MySQL, Massively Parallel, and Climate Modeling

A Modest Suggestion of a different way to build an iterative computer model of geographic climate cells using MySQL as the grid defining data store and as the “flow of control” “lock” in parallel processing, plus an interesting video about the very old roots of “modern” programming concepts. Continue reading

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What Is The Surface Area Of A Cloud?

What is the surface area of a cloud? Bear in mind they are fractal in general shape. Continue reading

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Perils of GPU Math For Scientific Computing

Just as Climate Models get ported to GPUs, and just as NVIDIA starts to dominate High Performance Computing with their GPUs and CUDA language, just then, we find out NVIDIA’s newest chips of math that sometimes is wrong and not consistently repeatable. Oh Dear. Continue reading

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