97th AMS Annual Meeting | 22–26 January 2017 | Seattle, WA

Third Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate

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Presentation Topics

Papers for this conference are solicited on:

  • Model evolution and creation: The role of continuous model improvement
  • HPC challenges in Research to Operations
  • The role of coprocessors in new and existing geophysical models
  • Is it time to consider breaking the Fortran/C mold?
  • 3D Visualization tools associated with high performance systems, research and operations
  • Modeling in the cloud
  • Challenges for weather, water and climate modeling at exascale
  • Storage architectures to support HPC
  • Advances in software environments and tools for exploiting HPC

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline:
Acceptance Emails Sent: late-September 2016

Joint Sessions

  • Data Analysis: Big Data Analytics in the Ocean/Weather/Climate Enterprise (Joint with the 15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences) 
  •   Data Assimilation, Research, Theory and Practice (Joint with the 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction)
  •  Advances in Prediction and Analysis of Hydrological Models using HighPerformance Computing (Joint with the 31st Conference on Hydrology)

Abstract Fee

The $95 abstract fee  (payable by credit card or purchase order) is refundable only if your abstract is not accepted.

What's Included

Your fee includes your abstract, extended abstract (optional), and your recorded oral presentation posted to the online program which is available to all visitors for free. 

Student Award Opportunities

Cash prizes ($200 each to the top oral and poster presenters, $100 to the second place oral and poster presenters) along with a certificate from AMS will be awarded to outstanding first author oral and poster presenters who are undergraduate or graduate students presenting their own original work. Students who wish to be considered for this prize must indicate their eligibility when submitting their abstract. These awards recognize outstanding student contributions based on an evaluation of both the submitted written paper and corresponding oral or poster presentation.  

Program Chair(s)

For additional information please contact the program chairperson(s), Brian Etherton (email: [email protected]) or Gerry Creager, (email: [email protected])