Aerial view of floodwaters surrounding farmhouses. Photo credit Alan Blacklock, NIWA.

GPUs power up desktop flood modelling

"With NeSI at my front door, the amount of research questions I can consider is exponentially greater.”
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View of the Marquesas Islands coastline. Image: Michelle Raponi, Pixabay

Tracking South Pacific responses to climate change

"These climate modelling scenarios require intensive computing resources, with each simulation often taking several weeks of computing time."
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A view from Ruthe Point on Rotoroa Island, looking southwest over the Hauraki Gulf.  Image: RadishSlice, Wikimedia Commons

Modelling water quality in catchment of the Hauraki Gulf

"A welcome aspect was the very patient supportive approach of the consultants in training novice NeSI users to actually learn and use NeSI..."
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Photo of Alena Malyarenko in Antarctica

Improving research approaches to predicting sea level rise

"The number of tests that were conducted in this Consultancy would not be possible to run by me in such a short time period."
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Quantifying uncertainty in palaeoecological data

"During the consultancy I learned a great deal about how to program efficiently, implement unit testing, and how seemingly tiny changes to a script can have a great effect on the required time and computer resources."
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Improved tracking of land cover changes

James Shepherd wanted to reduce the turnaround time for processing his data, so he applied for a Consultancy project with NeSI research software engineers.
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A screenshot of an interpolation simlulation run by researcher Tom Etherington.

Supporting ecological research through enhanced interpolation capability

“I will now be able to make better maps of environmental variables, and hence much better models of species distributions."
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Supporting global collaborations

"Extensive use of NeSI’s HPC resources helped QuakeCoRE to produce world-class research output, which made our research internationally visible."
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A close up view of rain drops hitting a road.

Predicting precipitation using machine learning

"NeSI experts introduced new technical ideas and tools which we will use and implement elsewhere."
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Shaking up seismic analysis with 2D models

“NeSI was great. The team was really excited to help us out. It felt like they were part of our research team, not just people we were asking to work for us. They got their heads into it.”
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