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DOE Announces ‘First Five Consortium’ to Fight Natural Disasters with AI

As wildland fires tear across California and hurricane season starts to warm up, natural disasters are top-of-mind for many Americans. Predicting and managing these disasters is an ongoing challenge, and researchers are Read more…

NOAA Awards Nearly $700,000 to Entrepreneurial Machine Learning Projects

In the computing sphere, the United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) may be most well-known for its massive weather and climate models, which predominantly run on correspondingly massive s Read more…

NOAA Updates Its Massive Climate Dataset

As Australia burns, understanding and mitigating the climate crisis is more urgent than ever. Now, by leveraging the computing resources at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC), the U.S. Natio Read more…

NOAA Announces New Data Collaborations with AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft

The United States’ National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration (NOAA) possesses vast amounts of environmental data. Now, NOAA has announced a set of collaborations with major cloud providers, promising to “genera Read more…

Algorithms Aim to Unclog the Skies

Researchers are churning out new algorithms initially designed to improve situational awareness in the sky while also helping pilots avoid dangerous weather and costly flight delays. Knowing where you are on the cloud Read more…

Study Pours Cold Water on AI Driving Algorithms

A recent report emerging from the center of U.S. auto manufacturing rains on the AI parade with research results claiming autonomous vehicle algorithms fare poorly in bad weather. The study by researchers at Michigan Read more…

Weather Data Points to Massive ‘Bomb Cyclone’ Hitting Eastern U.S.

Hurricane hunter airplanes today are flying into a building winter storm along the Eastern seaboard that meteorologists have dubbed a "bomb cyclone" due to a forecast for rapidly dropping barometric pressure. National Read more…

Predicting Hurricane Damage with Machine Learning

Next week marks the start of a hurricane season that weather experts predict will generate an above-average number of tropical storms. While there's no stopping a hurricane, data scientists with The Weather Company hope Read more…

The Weather Company Absorbs ‘Deep Thunder’ to Bolster Modeling

IBM is combining two of its weather forecasting resources—including The Weather Company's regional and global models and local and hyperlocal forecasts from "Deep Thunder"—to create a single combined forecasting mode Read more…

NOAA Launches Big Data Project

A big data project launched by the U.S. Commerce Department brings together major cloud analytics vendors and the Open Cloud Consortium to develop infrastructure needed to access the more than 20 terabytes of satellite w Read more…

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