[ESIP-all] FYI: 2012 Summer Short Course for Earth System Modeling and Supercomputing

Curt Tilmes Curt.Tilmes at nasa.gov
Fri Jul 13 10:51:58 EDT 2012

I realize the timing of this course is non-optimal for most ESIP
folks, but the lectures will be recorded and viewable after the fact
as well, and may be of interest to some.


-------- Original Message --------
> Dear Colleagues,
> Next week, the Summer Short Course for Earth System Modeling and
> Supercomputing will begin at NASA Ames Research Center. You are
> invited to view any of the lectures in the short course via Adobe
> Connect.
> Course times and dates: Monday, July 16 - Friday, July 27, 2012, 9-5 PDT
> Agenda and Adobe Connect info: see https://c3.nasa.gov/nex/projects/1298/
> The course, designed for Earth science Ph.D. students and
> early-career scientists, is on the themes of global climate
> modeling/land interactions, terrestrial ecosystem modeling, Earth
> observation and data analysis using high end computing resources.
> The topics will include:
> -      The NASA Earth Exchange
> -      The Terrestrial Observation and Prediction System (TOPS)
> -      Long-term monitoring from satellites, trends and variability
> -      Parallelism in Earth science modeling and data analysis codes
> -      Managing data in the High End Computing environment
> -      “Big data” at NASA and beyond
> -      Tools for workflow construction and data visualization
> -      Programming frameworks
> A number of distinguished scientists including Piers Sellers (NASA),
> Randy Koster (NASA), Bala Govindasamy (IISc, India) Dave Schimel
> (NEON), Compton Tucker (NASA), Ranga Myneni (Boston U), John
> Townshend (U of Maryland), Steve Running (U of Montana), Vipin Kumar
> (U of Minnesota) and Balaji Rajagopalan (U of Colorado) are on-deck
> to talk about their careers, progress in Earth system science over
> the past 30 years and the way ahead.
> Please direct questions about the course to Rama Nemani
> (rama.nemani at nasa.gov
> <mailto:rama.nemani at nasa.gov><mailto:rama.nemani at nasa.gov
> <mailto:rama.nemani at nasa.gov>>) or Jennifer Dungan
> (jennifer.l.dungan at nasa.gov
> <mailto:jennifer.l.dungan at nasa.gov><mailto:rama.nemani at nasa.gov
> <mailto:rama.nemani at nasa.gov>>).
> Apologies for cross-posting.

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