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GODIVA: Grid for Ocean Diagnostics, Interactive Visualisation and Analysis

GODIVA

http://www.nerc-essc.ac.uk/godiva

GODIVA will use both data Grid and computational Grid facilities to study ocean variability and climate change signals. The Ocean conveyor belt consists of ocean currents which re-distribute cold and warm waters. Climate change signatures over recent decades are contained in subsurface ocean Temperature/Salinity distributions. Satellites and ships provide surface and subsurface observations scattered in space and time. Numerical ocean models allow integration of disparate observations by using data assimilation techniques. The GODIVA GRID will be used to visualise and extract climate change signals from large model data sets which contain the assimilated information from millions of observations gathered over the past 40 years and available in ocean databases.

Maturity: Initial Research
Region: UK
Type: Demonstrator
Grant Value:
Start Date: Not specified
End Date: Not specified
Project Status: funded
Funding Agency: NERC HEFCE


Project Members
PI
Prof Jochem Marotzke


Collaborating Organisations
Advanced Visual Systems, UK
British Maritime Technology Ltd.
Imperial College London
SGI
Southampton Oceanography Centre
STFC - RAL
University of Manchester
University of Reading
University of Southampton


Component(s) Project Develops
Application Services
Data Management Services
Grid Computational Services
Visualisation Services


Application Area(s) associated with Project
Environment

 

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