The Climate-G testbed: towards large scale distributed data management for climate change
Fiore, S., Aloisio, G., Fox, P., Petitdidier, M., Schwichtenberg, H., Denvil, S., Blower, J. and Cofino, A. (2011) The Climate-G testbed: towards large scale distributed data management for climate change. Procedia Computer Science, 4. pp. 567-576. ISSN 1877-0509
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To link to this article DOI: 10.1016/j.procs.2011.04.059
Climate-G is a large scale distributed testbed devoted to climate change research. It is an unfunded effort started in 2008 and involving a wide community both in Europe and US. The testbed is an interdisciplinary effort involving partners from several institutions and joining expertise in the field of climate change and computational science. Its main goal is to allow scientists carrying out geographical and cross-institutional data discovery, access, analysis, visualization and sharing of climate data. It represents an attempt to address, in a real environment, challenging data and metadata management issues. This paper presents a complete overview about the Climate-G testbed highlighting the most important results that have been achieved since the beginning of this project.