Posts Tagged "Center for Computational Science"



New Analysis: Winds Helped Keep Oil From SoFla During 2010 Gulf Spill

The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill was and remains the largest oil spill in U.S. history, with more than 200 million gallons of crude oil released at about 1,500m depth off the Mississippi Delta in the Gulf of Mexico. At the time of the accident, because of the proximity of the intense Loop Current, flowing from the Yucatan Channel to the Florida Straits, many were concerned that oil at the ocean's surface would reach South Florida...

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Each year, the National Hurricane Center estimates that tropical storm-related flood damage costs literally billions of dollars. In 2011, it was estimated at $8,410,469,500. In 2005, the year of Hurricane Katrina, that number was $51,173,065,465. So, to have a tool that can help forecast the potential for flooding rise means better preparation and reduced damage and costs. A multi-model seasonal climate prediction system has shown it...

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CCS in Action

CCS in Action More than one thousand University of Miami faculty, students, and research staff collaborate with the Center for Computational Science (CCS) on a diverse and often interdisciplinary set of projects, many funded by highly competitive research grants.  CCS provides extraordinary intellectual, hardware, and software resources to our partners across the entire University. This video provides an inside look at CCS and the...

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University of Miami faculty are getting a powerful new resource that will aid their scientific research efforts in a multitude of academic disciplines. The new Center for Computational Science at the University will focus initially on computational science research in five areas: physical science, biology and bioinformatics, chemistry, data mining, and visualization. “Computation is an essential tool for state-of-the art scientific...

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