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Pilot Semantic Grid Service for Environmental Modelling

This project aims to explore the potential application of emerging Grid technologies within the social sciences, through deployment of an existing land-use modelling tool into the Grid context. Measurable outcomes of the project will include: the successful deployment of a land-use modelling tool as a Grid service, and evaluation of the sustainability of Grid standards, methodology, and told for such a social science application. The key objectives are: (i) to serve a well-established environmental modelling framework to the community, allowing very large-scale experiments to be run, analysed, and repeated; (ii) to explore, through a case study, costs and benefits of emerging Grid standards, methodology and tools in environmental modelling; (iii) to promote collaboration among environmental modellers by facilitating access to alternative models and comparison of results; (iv) to support training of environmental scientists, by producing a shared co-laboratory environment for experimentation; (v) to foster interdisciplinary research between computing and environmental scientists.

Maturity: Initial Research
Region: UK
Type: Pilot
Grant Value: £47,871.00
Start Date: 01/11/2003
End Date: 14/01/2005
Project Status: funded
Funding Agency: ESRC

Project Members
Dr Peter Edwards

Collaborating Organisations
University of Aberdeen

Component(s) Project Develops
This project is not associated with any components at present.

Application Area(s) associated with Project
This project is not associated with any application areas at present.


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