Centre for Environmental Data Analysis – News

  • Call for CEDA Impact Stories: why this is essential and how you can help!
    b'What are impact stories and why are they essential? Firstly - let’s explain what we mean by ‘impact stories’. These ‘one-pagers’ are short case studies about how CEDA services have enabled you (our users) to complete your research projects. This may be because JASMIN helped you process vast amounts of… Read more »
  • Essential changes to Elasticsearch Service - jasmin-es1.ceda.ac.uk Tues 22 Jan 09:00
    b'We are upgrading our Elasticsearch infrastructure which will require a restart of Elasticsearch and it’s associated services. I would expect a period of downtime for all services related to Elasticsearch with an at risk period extending to 12:00 Services at risk:jasmin-es1.ceda.ac.ukopensearch.ceda.ac.ukcatalogue.ceda.ac.uk (search box)flight-finder.ceda.ac.ukgeo-search.ceda.ac.uk' Read more »
  • UKRI Cloud Workshop - free registration now open
    b'The UKRI Cloud Workshop is being held on the 12th February at the Francis Crick Institute in central London. The event provides an opportunity for the members of the UK research community to meet and find out more about how they can make use of cloud computing with their research… Read more »
  • Outage of Elastic Tape and StorageD morning of Wednesday 23rd January, and "at risk" in afternoon.
    b'To allow critical security updates, NLA and Elastic Tape and their underlying services will be unavailable from 8:30am until 11am. There will then be a period where retrievals may be "at risk" due to further work between 13:30 and 15:30 the same day.' Read more »
  • Prestigious ESGF awards for CEDA staff members
    b'Earlier this month, three CEDA staff members were presented with awards at the annual ESGF conference. The Earth System Grid Federation (ESGF) is a collaborative project for distributing climate data, especially from the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP) models. It gives users a unified interface to search for and download… Read more »
    b'The CEDA archive has published a valuable new dataset this week, called HadUK-Grid. This dataset, provided by the Met Office, is a collection of gridded climate variables derived from the network of UK land surface observations. What makes this dataset notable is that it spans a long time-series (1862-2017) and… Read more »
  • Important: use of JASMIN storage - ALL USERS PLEASE READ
    b'As we proceed with providing storage space to Group Workspaces on JASMIN’s new Scale-Out File System (SOF) storage, it is important that users understand some critical differences between this storage and the Panasas storage used elsewhere in the system. DOES THIS AFFECT ME? 1) If you use a group workspace… Read more »
  • Goodbye JASMIN1, hello JASMIN4
    b'After six years of faithful service, the last 4.5 Petabytes of JASMIN1 Panasis storage has undergone its final secure erase, ready for decommissioning. This is one of the many steps being undertaken during JASMIN Phase 4 which will see the capacity increase to over 44PB by the end of 2018.… Read more »
  • Two graduate vacancies now open. Closing date 28th October
    b'We are pleased to announce that two graduate posts are now open for applications. Details for how to apply can be found on the links below, closing date is 28th October.    Environmental Data Scientist: http://ow.ly/i5t930lNLlr Software Developer: http://ow.ly/y6F630lNLmh Please contact the helpdesk if you need any additional information.  We look forward to reading your… Read more »
  • CEDA dataset expertise informs Google’s new dataset search
    b'CEDA staff have contributed to a new search tool launched on 5th September by Google that aims to help scientists, policy makers and other user groups more easily find the data required for their work and their stories, or simply to satisfy their intellectual curiosity. In today's world, scientists in… Read more »