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Computerworld: Linux-based Grid to Help in New Weather Warning Project

Oct 03, 2003, 02:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Todd R. Weiss)

[ Thanks to Matt for this link. ]

"A consortium of universities and businesses today unveiled a five-year, $40 million research project to develop a system that uses small, short-range radar devices to dramatically improve the forecasting of storms, tornados, flash floods and other weather events.

"Led by the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, the Engineering Research Center for Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere (CASA) will work to find ways to improve today's weather radar systems, said Jim Kurose, a professor of computer science at the school..."

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