Université de Neuchâtel

A roadmap for a dedicated Earth Science Grid platform

Cossu, Roberto ; Petitdidier, Monique ; Linford, Julian ; Badoux, Vincent ; Fusco, Luigi ; Gotab, Benoit ; Hluchy, Ladislav ; Lecca, Giuditta ; Murgia, Fabrizio ; Plevier, Camiel ; Renard, Philippe ; Schwichtenberg, Horst ; de Cerff, WimSom ; Tran, Viet ; Vetois, Gerald

In: Earth Science Informatics, 2010, vol. 3, no. 3, p. 135-148

Due to its intensive data processing and highly distributed organization, the multidisciplinary Earth Science applications community is uniquely positioned for the uptake and exploitation of Grid technologies. Currently Enabling Grids for E-sciencE, and other large Grid infrastructures are already deployed and capable of operational services. So far however, the adoption and exploitation of Grid...

Université de Neuchâtel

Grid Computing for Earth Science

Renard, Philippe ; Badoux, Vincent ; Petitdidier, Monique ; Cossu, Roberto

In: EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 2009, vol. 90, no. 14, p. 117-119

The fundamental challenges facing humankind at the beginning of the 21st century require an effective response to the massive changes that are putting increasing pressure on the environment and society. The worldwide Earth science community, with its mosaic of disciplines and players (academia, industry, national surveys, international organizations, and so forth), provides a scientific basis for...