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[Picture of the lab]

Computing Resources

The Climate Modelling Group at the University of Victoria has a number of computers which are used for modelling, visualization, data analysis, etc. These comprise:

Kikou

We (still) operate a 32 cpu NEC SX-6 vector computer called "kikou".

Miscellaneous Other Computers

Computer Names

The names of the computers in our lab all mean "ocean" or "sea" in various languages:
bahari swahili
cuan gaelic
dagat tagalog
dengiz turkmen
elbahr arabic
farraige irish
gyamtsho tibetan
haiyang chinese
hav danish
hiavtxwv hmong
hronrad old norse
imarpik inuit
laxsuulda tsimishian
laut indonesian
mar portuguese
mare latin
mer french
miniwanka dakota
moana hawaian
ocean english
oceanus latin
okhata chikasaw
okuah ukrainian
ookean estonian
samudra sanskrit
sjor icelandic
spousta czech
taikai japanese
tariuq inuktitut
tenger hungarian
thalassa greek
tujii oromia
valtameri finnish
wikyonos ethiopian
ulwandle zulu
umi japanese
vlna czech
yam yiddish
yevhar berber
zee dutch

UVic / SEOS / Climate Group / Computers Last updated: Monday, 20-Feb-2012 10:36:37 PST