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Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica Iceberg B-46 Calving Event

In late October, 2018, West Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier released about 300 square kilometers (100 square miles) of ice. The largest iceberg, B46, was 226 square kilometers. With…

From  Jeffrey Carpenter on 09/30/2021 1 plays 0  

Mapping Semi-Arid Woodland Trees and Carbon with 50cm Satellite Data - Tree Size Breakdown

Satellite imagery is used to count tree size in the African Sahara and Sahel. This video uses artificial color to illustrate the relative sizes of the individual trees and shrubs in the count.

From  Jeffrey Carpenter on 09/30/2021 1 plays 0  

Recommendations for Securing Zoom and Other Real-time Online Sessions

The NCSA Events group provides assistance for online meetings and events at the NCSA building. In this session, we will discuss security issues and best practices with regard to Zoom and other online…

From  Abigail Bobrow on 05/4/2021 3 plays 0  

Mayo-Illinois Alliance

Two world-class institutions are changing lives through innovative research activities, unique education programs, and shared passion and values. This video was created to open the festivities…

From  Jeffrey Carpenter on 08/31/2018 7 plays 0  

Hackathon Reports

Ben Galewsky talks about making progress integrating Box with NCSA's Brown Dog during the Box Community Summit Hackathon https://browndog.ncsa.illinois.edu/ Teams from Indiana University and…

From  Isaac Galvan on 07/25/2018 19 plays 0  

Hurricane Katrina Interactive Previsualization & Final Rendering

A brief look at Bob Patterson working with Virtual Director & Partiview to create camera paths within the Hurricane Katrina data set for the fulldome show, Dynamic Earth

From  Jeffrey Carpenter on 04/5/2018 8 plays 0  

AVL-Adler Planetarium Networked Virtual Collaboration

A short video created for Chicago Ideas Week showing a collaboration between NCSA's Advanced Visualization Lab and the Adler Planetarium. The two groups collaborated over the network using…

From  Jeffrey Carpenter on 04/5/2018 5 plays 0  

Inside a Supertwister

Dr. Leigh Orf, a scientist from the University of Wisconsin, tells us how he designed the most detailed supercomputer models of a tornadic thunderstorm ever produced. Funded in part by: National…

From  Jeffrey Carpenter on 02/6/2018 13 plays 0  

Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Model and Planned Network

Funded in part by: National Science Foundation Award: ACI-1445176 The Centrality of Advance Dgitally Enabled Science: CADENS Cutaway animation of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope with a map of…

From  Jeffrey Carpenter on 05/3/2017 151 plays 0  

Software Spotlight: The NDS Labs Workbench

NCSA develops and/or contributes to quite a bit of software across its various groups. The newly formed Scientific Software and Applications (SSA) division attempts to bring these endeavors together,…

From  Michael Miller on 04/21/2017 5 plays 0  

Study of a Numerically Modeled Severe Storm

The understanding of severe storms begins with observations of their behavior. Numerical models of thunderstorms can be used to compliment this understanding. These models consist of mathematical…

From  Jeffrey Carpenter on 03/17/2017 295 plays 0  

Relocating innovation: Places and Material Practices of Future Making

Lucy Suchman - Lancaster University This talk explores the question of how we might engage both critically and generatively with the contemporary figure of innovation. I suggest as one resource the…

From  Michael Miller on 03/7/2017 48 plays 0  

Cyberfest_MachineChild

Debut performance of "Machine Child" at the Krannert Center celebrating the birthday of HAL during Cyberfest Gala 1997

From  Jeffrey Carpenter on 02/20/2017 154 plays 0  

What We Have Learned about using Software Engineering Practices in Scientific Software

The increase in the importance of scientific software motivates the need to identify and understand which software engineering (SE) practices are appropriate. Because of the uniqueness of the…

From  Michael Miller on 12/9/2016 17 plays 0  

Prof. Margaret Hedstrom - Archiving Capacity and Data Infrastructure: Holes, Goals, Roles and Responsibility.mp4

The SEAD project was designed to take advantage of existing archiving capacity in universities, government data centers, and topical archives by building a pipeline from research projects to…

From  Randall Cotton on 11/22/2016 16 plays 0  

Dark Energy Survey Sky Coverage and Image Zoom

Funded in part by: National Science Foundation Award: ACI-1445176 The Centrality of Advance Dgitally Enabled Science: CADENS A composite illustration of the breadth of the survey from the Dark …

From  Jeffrey Carpenter on 11/11/2016 150 plays 0  

The Fornax Cluster Imaged by the Dark Energy Camera

Funded in part by: National Science Foundation Award: ACI-1445176 The Centrality of Advance Dgitally Enabled Science: CADENS A Color composite of The Fornax Cluster of galaxies as imaged by Dark…

From  Jeffrey Carpenter on 11/11/2016 128 plays 0  

Big Data Visual Analysis

We live in an era in which the creation of new data from simulations, sensors, experiments, imaging, is growing exponentially such that every two days we create as much new data as we did from the…

From  Michael Miller on 11/4/2016 19 plays 0  

Ed Seidel keynote speech - Trends in Scientific Computing and Data

Supercomputing has reached a level of maturity and capability where many areas of science and engineering are not only advancing rapidly due to computing power, they cannot progress without it. …

From  Randall Cotton on 10/12/2016 25 plays 0  

NCSA Software Meeting - 2016-09-12 Tim Jenness - Jonathan Sick, LSST

Tim Jenness, Data Management Deputy System Architect with the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) project, provides a presentation on Software Development for Data Management at LSST. Jonathan…

From  Randall Cotton on 10/4/2016 18 plays 0  

Study of a Numerically Modeled Severe Storm

The understanding of severe storms begins with observations of their behavior. Numerical models of thunderstorms can be used to compliment this understanding. These models consist of mathematical…

From  Sara Pelaez on 09/2/2016 13 plays 0  

Landscape Dynamics of Yellowstone National Park - Role of Fire 1690 to 1990

These images were created from actual data collected in Yellowstone Park. These images represent each year from 1735 to 2090 we had a simulation code project into the future starting in 1989,…

From  Jeffrey Carpenter on 07/7/2016 78 plays 0  

Do Engineers Make the World a Better Place?

A candid discussion on the broader effects, unforeseen consequences, and unintended misuses of new technologies. We consider the possible responsibilities which these introduce for developers,…

From  Michael Miller on 05/2/2016 12 plays 0  

Interdisciplinarity in a Highly Technical Context: Uncovering Strategies and Structures of Collaboration

William Barley, assistant professor of Communication and 2015-2016 NCSA Faculty Fellow Interdisciplinary teams are increasingly touted as necessary for scientific progress but research shows these…

From  Michael Miller on 04/29/2016 6 plays 0