Centre for Environmental Data Analysis – News

  • CEDA archive and websites unavailable on 14th March due to JASMIN upgrade
    b'As you may be aware, JASMIN is undergoing a massive upgrade (more info here) to double it's storage capability to 44PB. This means that there will be some disruption to services on 14th March between 07:00 - 19:00.  We anticipate all CEDA services to be unavailable or at risk on this day,... Read more »
  • Upgrade to UK environmental science supercomputer will make it twice as capable
    b'A major upgrade is being made to double the storage available on JASMIN; a globally unique data intensive supercomputer for environmental science. The upgraded system will support the global analysis of the next generation of climate models and provide a venue for UK academia and industry to exploit Earth observation data. JASMIN... Read more »
  • Celebrating International Women’s Day at CEDA
    b'Today is International Women’s Day and we’d like to celebrate our diverse team within CEDA. At present, we have 12 female colleagues who make up approximately 40% of the team. Our roles range from User Support on the helpdesk, to Data Scientists, to Head of CEDA; all falling within Science,... Read more »
  • JASMIN upgrade: reminders and further information
    b'1. JASMIN Unavailability Wednesday 14th March (see previous email)2. Changes to Group Workspace Storage (see previous email)3. Changes to /work/scratch storage.4. Draining of LOTUS jobs starts TODAY 7th March.5. General "at risk" during phase4 installation work. For Items 1 & 2, please refer to our earlier announcement of 23/02/2018 or visit... Read more »
  • JASMIN UPGRADE: 1) Unavailability 14th March 2) GWS changes
    b' JASMIN Unavailable Wednesday 14th March Changes to Group Workspace storage  There will be a major upgrade of JASMIN over the next few months, more than doubling the available storage and adding significantly more compute. The upgrade will involve a rolling programme of data migration that will affect everyone. The first installment of upgrades... Read more »
  • ESGF award for CEDA staff: providing data access for the climate modelling community
    b'The Earth System Grid Federation (ESGF) is an open source international collaboration that provides a robust, distributed data and computation platform in support of the international climate modelling community. The federation enables access to Peta-scale scientific data for the purpose of supporting large collaborative projects such as CMIP6 - the... Read more »
  • UnEarthed: a science showcase with ice beards, pledges and grains of rice
    b'A stand at NERC’s public engagement event, called UnEarthed, was recently run by CEDA (Centre for Environmental Data Analysis*) staff. UnEarthed was a showcase of the diverse environmental science undertaken by NERC scientists, ranging from decaying Puffins, making clouds in a bottle, to virtual reality floods. The event was free... Read more »
  • Sentinel data in CEDA archive: latest news
    b'CEDA have filled the archive space allocated for the Sentinel mirror data archive. The recent power outage has further delayed our efforts of moving older data to the Near Line Archive (NLA). This allows archive space to be allocated to new and gapfilling data. CEDA currently have 64TB of Sentinel data on... Read more »
  • NEW - CEDA Data Catalogue beta Search + archive-catalogue links
    b'Last week CEDA rolled out some new features to help CEDA archive users to find datasets in the CEDA archive and link back to additional information. Catalogue Search Service CEDA's data catalogue contains a wealth of information to help users to discover relevant datasets and provide background information and links about the... Read more »
  • Advanced Warning: CEDA and JASMIN service interruption for system update: Tue 14th Nov 7-9am
    b'System updates will be applied to CEDA and JASMIN servers on Tuesday 14th November between 7-9 am as part of routine maintenance. This update will necessitate server reboots to complete and so services should be treated as being "at-risk" during this system update. CEDA and JASMIN Teams'... Read more »