National Lab Supercomputers help fix wildfire problem

Published in News on 1/8/2019

At Los Alamos National Laboratory, atmospheric scientist Alexandra Jonko is using a supercomputer and a system called FIRETEC to model fires in extreme detail. It models, among other things, air density and temperature, as well as the properties of the grass or leaves in a particular area.

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Author: Matt Simon
11.29.18
How Supercomputers Can Help Fix Our Wildfire Problem
 
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