Entries by mfwehner@lbl.gov

TECA2.0 publicly released

We are pleased to announce the release of TECA2.0 You can download the software at https://github.com/LBL-EESA/TECA Documentation is here: github.com This is a major rewrite of the TECA with much friendlier user and developer interfaces. V2.0 contains only the TECA1.0 tropical cyclone detection algorithm. Other TC methods and analytics are under development as are trackers […]

Simulations Confirm Observations of 2015 India/Pakistan Heat Waves

The press release about our recent paper in the BAMS report (both CASCADE and EASM projects) quantifying the human influence on last year’s deadly heatwaves in Pakistan and India. https://crd.lbl.gov/news-and-publications/news/2016/simulations-confirm-observations-on-2015-indiapakistan-heat-waves/ The report (and our 2 papers) can be downloaded from here: https://www.ametsoc.org/ams/index.cfm/publications/bulletin-of-the-american-meteorological-society-bams/explaining-extreme-events-from-a-climate-perspective/ The principle finding is that the human influence on these events are very […]

The big data ecosystem for science

Large-scale data management is essential for modern climate science. The CASCADE project has generated upwards of 3PB of data itself. LBNL data scientists have prepared a blog post describing the state of large scale data management across a variety of disciplines including climate science. See this link https://www.oreilly.com/ideas/the-big-data-ecosystem-for-science