Zurich 02-03 June 2014

Parallel Session on Climate


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Invited Talk

Day 1 - June 2, 2014

10:50 – 11:40  HG F 30 - Invited Plenary

Weather and Climate modelling at the Petascale: achievements and perspectives; Pier Luigi Vidale, University of Reading, United Kingdom (Abstract)
(Chair: Christoph Schär, ETH Zurich)

Pier Luigi Vidale is the Willis professor of climate system science and climate hazards at the University of Reading and a senior scientist at the National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS-Climate), leading and developing research on High-Resolution Global Climate Modelling and biosphere-atmosphere interactions.

Day 1 - June 2, 2014


14:25 - 15:45 HG F 26.5
Chair: Isabelle Bey, ETH Zurich

14:25 - 15:05 Towards GPU-accelerated Operational Weather Forecasting; Oliver Fuhrer (MeteoSwiss) (Abstract)

15:05 - 15:25 Using OpenACC compiler directives to achieve performance portable code on CPU and GPU architectures; Xavier Lapillonne (ETH Zurich) (Abstract)

15:25 - 15:45 Towards Cloud-Resolving European-Scale Climate Simulations using a fully GPU-enabled Prototype of the COSMO Regional Climate Model; David Leutwyler (ETH Zurich) (Abstract)


16:15 - 17:15 HG F 26.5
Chair: Christoph Schär, ETH Zurich

16:15 - 16:35 An Application Driven, Power Efficient System Design for 1-km Scale Global Cloud System Resolving Models; David Donofrio (Lawrence Berkeley National Labs, USA) (Abstract)

16:35 - 16:55 Performance of semi-implicit compressible and anelastic EULAG model for all-scale atmospheric flows; Zbigniew P. Piotrowski (Instytut Meteorologii i Gospodarki Wodnej, Poland) (Abstract)

16:55 - 17:15 Towards a multi-node OpenACC Implementation of the ICON Model; William Sawyer (CSCS) (Abstract)


18:30 - 20:00 Gallery of HG F-Floor
Poster Session

Day 2 - June 3, 2014


11:05 - 12:05 HG F 26.5
Chair: Xavier Lapillonne, ETH Zurich

11:05 - 11:25 Big data in climate modeling; Reto Knutti (ETH Zurich) (Abstract)

11:25 - 11:45 Distributed Memory GPU-enabled Compression of Very Large Climate Time Series Data; William Sawyer (CSCS) (Abstract)

11:45 - 12:05 Statistical regression analysis of extreme events in HPC context; Olga Kaiser (Università della Svizzera Italiana) (Abstract)