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GMD | Articles | Volume 11, issue 4
Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 1665–1681, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-1665-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
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Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 1665–1681, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-1665-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Development and technical paper 02 May 2018

Development and technical paper | 02 May 2018

Near-global climate simulation at 1 km resolution: establishing a performance baseline on 4888 GPUs with COSMO 5.0

Oliver Fuhrer et al.
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The best hope for reducing long-standing uncertainties in climate projections is through increasing the horizontal resolution of climate models to the kilometer scale. We establish a baseline of what it would take to do such simulations using an atmospheric model that has been adapted to run on a supercomputer accelerated with graphics processing units. To our knowledge this represents the first production-ready atmospheric model being run entirely on accelerators on this scale.
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