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Overview

The High-Performance Computing Group manages and operates the NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS). NCCS provides state-of-the-art supercomputing and data services for weather and climate research, serving a user community based at NASA centers and laboratories and universities across the country and internationally.

NCCS' advanced data mass-storage system, data distribution technologies, and high-speed networks allow researchers to access the enormous volume of data generated by weather and climate models running on the facility's supercomputers. NCCS also makes available data analysis and visualization tools needed to interpret modeling data.

NCCS collaborates with high-performance computing experts in industry, universities, and other government agencies to continually enhance its facilities, resources, and services to meet users' ever-escalating computing needs.

Group News

Bill Putman presents at Supercomputing 2019

11.20.2019
NASA Goddard meteorologist Bill Putman previewed The Future of Global Numerical Weather Prediction with GEOS, filling the hyperwall with 6-kilometer GEOS global model predictions of this year's extreme U.S. tornado season and Category 5 Hurricane Dorian. For his high-resolution forecasts, Putman uses up to 80,000 Intel Skylake cores on the NCCS Discover supercomputer.
Bill Putman speaks to an audience

Bruce Pfaff presents at Supercomputing 2019

11.19.2019
In his entertaining presentation "What Could Possibly Go Wrong? — The Myth of the Smooth Install", NCCS HPC Systems Engineer Bruce Pfaff drew a big crowd, using both humor and pathos to describe how the NCCS build team cleverly—and sometimes painfully—overcame both expected and unexpected obstacles while upgrading the Discover supercomputer over the years.
Bruce talks to a crowd at SC19
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