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high-performance computing

High-Performance Computing Tracking Earth’s Most Massive Ice Shelves

Scientists are using High-Performance Computing to track the rate of ice sheet melting. One of the most visible effects of climate change, the melting of glaciers, impacts the environment, tourism, hydropower potential, and can also...

As Permafrost Melts, Long Lost Microorganisms Make a Comeback

A commonly overlooked symptom of climate change is the potential resurrection of ancient diseases currently trapped in ice and permafrost. Permafrost is a geological phenomenon that refers to a soil that holds below 0°C for...