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[Met-jobs] 7th PRACE course on Earth Sciences Simulation Environments

From Maria Teresa Pay <>
Cc BSC Education <>
Date Fri, 28 Sep 2018 15:15:23 +0200

Dear colleagues,

I would appreciate if you could spread the word about the training course on Earth Sciences Simulation Environments. See more information below.

Thank you very much,

Mª Teresa Pay and Mario Acosta

Course Conveners


*** Training course on Earth Sciences Simulation Environments ***

*** Barcelona (Spain) from November 27 to 29, 2018 ***


The Professional Training Program at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), in collaboration with the BSC Earth Sciences Department and the PRACE programme, organises the 7th edition of the training course entitled Earth Sciences Simulation Environments that will take place in Barcelona (Spain) from November 27 to 29, 2018.

This training course covers the basics of high-performance computing (HPC) environment oriented towards earth science applications, specifically chemical weather modelling and climate modelling. More precisely, the course will address the following issues:

  • Introduction to earth science fundamentals and modelling.

  • Basic usage of an HPC environment: shell, compilers, libraries, file systems, queuing system.

  • Build and configure targeted earth science applications with the NMMB-MONARCH chemical transport model and with the EC-EARTH climate model.

  • Execute and monitor numerical experiments using a workflow manager.

  • Analyse and visualise model outputs with a full set of tools.

Useful information:

Looking forward to meeting you in Barcelona!

The Education and Training Team and Earth Science Department @BSC



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