TOWARDS A GRID INFRASTRUCTURE FOR HYDRO-METEOROLOGICAL RESEARCH

Michael Schiffers, Dieter Kranzlmüller, Andrea Clematis, Daniele D' Agostino, Antonella Galizia, Alfonso Quarati, Antonio Parodi, Marina Morando, Nicola Rebora, Eva Trasforini, Luca Molini, Franco Siccardi, George Craig, Arnold Tafferner

Abstract


The Distributed Research Infrastructure for Hydro-Meteorological Study (DRIHMS) is a coordinatedaction co-funded by the European Commission. DRIHMS analyzes the main issuesthat arise when designing and setting up a pan-European Grid-based e-Infrastructure for researchactivities in the hydrologic and meteorological fields. The main outcome of the projectis represented first by a set of Grid usage patterns to support innovative hydro-meteorologicalresearch activities, and second by the implications that such patterns define for a dedicatedGrid infrastructure and the respective Grid architecture.

Keywords


grid computing; high performance computing; hydro-meteorology; e-science

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7494/csci.2011.12.0.45

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