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DKRZ@SC15

DKRZ@SC15

Nov 17, 2015: This year’s Supercomputing Conference (SC15) will be held in Austin, USA, from 15th till 20th November, 2015, and will bring together more than 10,000 scientists, users, and stakeholders from the field of high performance computing (HPC). At its SC15 exhibition booth no. 2606, DKRZ will present its new HPC system “Mistral”, introduce the currently started EU project “Centre of Excellence - ESiWACE" and show climate simulations. On the latest TOP500 list of the largest supercomputer system, which is traditionally released at the SC conference, Mistral is on rank 64.

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Besucheransturm zur Nacht des Wissens

Besucheransturm zur Nacht des Wissens

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Nov 13, 2015: Mehr als 30.000 Besucher kamen am 7. November Hamburg-weit zur Nacht des Wissens und den über 1.000 Programmpunkten der beteiligten Einrichtungen. Jeder zwölfte davon nutze die Gelegenheit bei den mehr als fünfzig Aktionen der Klima- und Erdsystemforschung im Geomatikum vorbeizuschauen und mitzumachen.

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Senator for Science Fegebank visits KlimaCampus Hamburg

Senator for Science Fegebank visits KlimaCampus Hamburg

Oct 19, 2015: Katharina Fegebank, Senator for Science in Hamburg, Germany, visited the KlimaCampus Hamburg for a meet and greet. To get a better overview of the various scientific activities related to climate research and climate adaptation research in Hamburg, Fegebank met with the leaders of the institutes that form the KlimaCampus Hamburg at the German Climate Computing Center (DKRZ) on 10.19.2015.

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Vorschau: GreenDay 2015

Vorschau: GreenDay 2015

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Oct 16, 2015: "Berufswunsch Klimaforscher“ - Unter diesem Motto lädt das DKRZ gemeinsam mit dem Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie und dem Exzellenzcluster CliSAP am 12. November 2015 zum GreenDay ein.

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New supercomputer „Mistral“ at DKRZ ensures Germany’s leading position in climate research

New supercomputer „Mistral“ at DKRZ ensures Germany’s leading position in climate research

Oct 05, 2015: Hamburg, October 5th, 2015: During the festivities at the Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum (German Climate Computing Center, DKRZ), the new work horse of climate research in Germany was officially inaugurated. “Mistral”, one of the world’s most state-of-the-art and energy efficient supercomputers used for climate simulations, made its official debut.

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10 Jahre Schulprojekt Klimawandel

10 Jahre Schulprojekt Klimawandel

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Oct 01, 2015: Am 1. Oktober 2015 feierte das Schulprojekt Klimawandel sein 10-jähriges Bestehen gemeinsam mit etwa 300 Schülerinnen und Schüler, Lehrerinnen und Lehrer sowie Ehrengästen aus Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein.

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Kick-off for ESiWACE and ESCAPE

Kick-off for ESiWACE and ESCAPE

Sep 29, 2015: ESiWACE and ESCAPE: integrating leading edge climate and weather simulations into Europe’s strategy for High Performance Computing (HPC).

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Vortrag: Das Weltklima im Hochleistungsrechner

Vortrag: Das Weltklima im Hochleistungsrechner

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Sep 10, 2015: Wie das Weltklima in bzw. aus dem Hochleistungsrechner kommt, berichtet Michael Böttinger vom Deutsche Klimarechenzentrum (DKRZ) auf der Hamburger Klimawoche am 15. September 2015 um 18 Uhr im Plenarsaal der Handelskammer Hamburg.

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DKRZ@ISC'15

DKRZ@ISC'15

Jul 13, 2015: DKRZ presents on its ISC'15 High Performance booth no. 550 its new high performance computer HLRE-3 (Hochleistungsrechnersystem für die Erdsystemforschung 3) consisting of the PetaFLOPS-System "Mistral" by Bull/Atos and a hierarchical storage management system (HSM) based on HPSS by IBM. During the ISC’15 the latest Top500 List of the most powerful high performance computer systems is released. The first configuration level of Mistral at DKRZ is on rank 56 of the list. In Germany it is the sixth-largest HPC system.

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DKK publishes “Prospects for climate research"

DKK publishes “Prospects for climate research"

Jun 10, 2015: On June 10th, 2015, the German Climate Consortium (Deutsches Klimakonsortium, DKK) published a position paper on "Prospects for climate research 2015 to 2025".

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DKRZ as a research partner of the German pavilion at EXPO 2015

DKRZ as a research partner of the German pavilion at EXPO 2015

May 05, 2015: DKRZ is a research partner of the “ARGE Deutscher Pavillon” at the EXPO exhibition 2015 in Milan. A "research container" inside of the German pavilion shows how DKRZ enables climate research.

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Die Rolle des DKRZ in der Klimaforschung

Die Rolle des DKRZ in der Klimaforschung

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Apr 29, 2015: Hochleistungsrechner werden immer schneller. Stimmt das so? Nein, sie werden immer komplexer - immer mehr parallele Recheneinheiten müssen gleichzeitig eingesetzt werden, um den Bedarf der Klimawissenschaftler an wachsender Rechenleistung zu decken. Wie das Deutsche Klimarechenzentrum (DKRZ) Klimaforscher in ihrer Arbeit unterstützt, berichtet Prof. Thomas Ludwig, Geschäftsführer des DKRZ, in einem Interview.

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Computer time for the new DKRZ supercomputer "Mistral"

Apr 24, 2015: General user access for the new DKRZ supercomputer "Mistral" is planned to be available in July.

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Preview: Girls'Day at DKRZ

Preview: Girls'Day at DKRZ

Apr 14, 2015: On April, 23rd , 2015 - the official Girls’Day - DKRZ welcomes two groups of 10 to 16 years old, female future scientists, who wants to get to know everything about the profession as a climate researcher.

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EUDAT2020 - Unified Access to European Research Data

EUDAT2020 - Unified Access to European Research Data

Apr 01, 2015: The project partners of EUDAT 2020, a project recently funded with 19 million Euros within the EU's Horizon2020 program, held a kick-off meeting in Helsinki from March 24th to March 26th, 2015. EUDAT 2020, started on March 1st, 2015, is a follow-up project to the FP7 project EUDAT, which initially started on October 1st, 2011.

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New Supercomputer at DKRZ starts operation: Mistral

New Supercomputer at DKRZ starts operation: Mistral

Feb 26, 2015: Mistral: like this wind, this new high performance computer comes from France. The French computer manufacturer Bull, an Atos company, installed the first phase of of this new system, which will replace DKRZ's IBM Power6 named Blizzard this summer. Blizzard has been serving climate research since 2009.

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DKRZ/UHH-Workshop "Participation 4.0"

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Jan 12, 2015: Partizipation im Zeitalter der datenintensiven Wissenschaften hat unter dem Begriff der ‚Citizen Science‘ in den letzten Jahren für Diskussion gesorgt. Der Frage, ob und wie Bürger sich an wissenschaftlichen Forschungen beteiligen können, widmet sich nicht nur seit langem die Wissenschaft sondern ist auch Thema des Workshops „Participation 4.0“, der am 19. und 20. Februar 2015 am DKRZ stattfindet.

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ESGF Achievement Award

ESGF Achievement Award

Jan 09, 2015: On the occasion of the „Earth System Grid Federation and Ultrascale Visualization Climate Data Analysis Tools Conference”, which took place from December 9th-12th, 2014, at the PCMDI of the Lawrence Livermore National Lab, DKRZ staff member Torsten Rathmann received an “ESGF Outstanding Achievement Award 2014” for the unfailing support he delivered to the users of the Earth System Grid Federation (ESGF).

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