Environment Canada Testing New Supercomputer

Posted by on Tuesday, December 6, 2016

CBC has reported that the federal government is testing a new supercomputer for weather forecasting.

However the government has not yet told the public.

IBM Canada was awarded a contract for $430,421,404 to develop the new computer to replace the 10 year old model currently in use.

Weather models are a computer program that produces meteorological information for future times at given locations and altitudes. Within any modern model is a set of equations, known as the primitive equations, used to predict the future state of the atmosphere.

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