Network RAM revisited

Kim Branson kim.branson at csiro.au
Thu May 29 19:13:49 EDT 2003


On Friday, May 30, 2003, at 06:16 AM, Tim Wait wrote:

> Greg Lindahl wrote:
>> And no, there is no current machine capable of doing 1km forecasts.
>
> For traditional hydrostatic models on rectilinear meshes, maybe.
> Non-hydrostatic models on adaptive unstructred meshes are a whole
> 'nother story. Of course, that means implementing different physics
> for cells less than about 5-10 km. But certainly doable.
>
So by 'adaptive unstructured' you mean the size of the grid cell in the 
region varies depending on how much data you have?
lots of data -> smaller cells. So how does one deal with the edges of 
the cells? Sounds a little bit like the spatial decomposition approach 
in molecular dynamics.

kim

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