End-to-End Containerized Framework

We're implementing an integrated WRF framework (I-WRF) for the Weather Research and Forecasting Model to enable multi-node containerized simulations complete with verification and visualization capabilities. I-WRF use case scientists will scale studies such as the impact of climate change on wind and solar power generation and air quality in U.S. cities.

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Supporting New Scientists Adopting WRF

I-WRF will lower the bar for multi-disciplinary researchers who wish to use WRF in parallel on multiple platforms, ranging from desktops to clouds to supercomputers. The ability to run multi-node simulations on desktops will overcome current obstacles in training students to use WRF at NCAR and in university course curricula.

Rich Knepper, PI