The mathematics of weather prediction

Dutifully processing 2.8 quadrillion mathematical calculations per second around the clock, these computers — each about the size of a school bus — are the nucleus of weather and climate forecasting in the United States ...

Team develops method to predict local climate change

Global climate models are essential for climate prediction and assessing the impacts of climate change across large areas, but a Dartmouth College-led team has developed a new method to project future climate scenarios at ...

Since when was your privacy a commodity?

Have we sold out on our privacy to big data? That's the question addressed in the International Journal of Society Systems Science where researchers identify a gap in big data research. They suggest that while privacy has ...

Study incorporates ecological processes into Earth system models

A professor in Virginia Tech's College of Natural Resources and Environment is launching a new project to enable scientists to look many decades ahead and predict the effectiveness of land management practices in agriculture ...

The future of data science looks spectacular

It wasn't that long ago that we lived in an entirely analogue world. From telephones to televisions and books to binders, digital technology was largely relegated to the laboratory.

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