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Thursday, September 27 • 9:45am - 10:05am
A Sustainable Collaboratory for Coastal Resilience Research

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Our goal is to create a cloud-ready repository of open-source coastal modeling tools which enable scientists and engineers to use high performance computers to study a variety of physical and ecological processes. The system we are building leverages Jupyter notebooks, Docker, Singularity, and the Agave Platform to create a platform for running jobs and analyzing data in a way that is (1) intuitive, (2) repeatable, (3) and collaborative.

The paper describes the methodology to integrate the four technologies into the system that serves the coastal resilience research collaboratory. Two commonly used open-source numerical models are used to demonstrate the utilities of the system. Simulation results of ocean waves generated by Hurricane Issac (2012) and coastal wave evolution are presented as an illustration. The sustainability of the collaboratory is discussed in detail.

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Rion Dooley

Director of Platform Services and Solutions, Data Machines Corp
Rion Dooley, PhD is the Director of Platform Services and Solutions at Data Machines Corp. He came to DMC from Texas Advanced Computing Center where he spent the last decade integrating new and emerging technologies to build solutions that make it easier to conduct open, digital science... Read More →

Thursday September 27, 2018 9:45am - 10:05am CDT
Lil Tex Auditorium, Commons Conference Center 10100 Burnet Road, Bldg 137, Austin, TX 78758