An Atmospheric Sciences Workflow and Its Implementation with Web Services

  • David Abramson
  • Jagan Kommineni
  • John L. McGregor
  • Jack Katzfey
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3036)


Computational and data Grids couple geographically distributed resources such as high performance computers, workstations, clusters, and scientific instruments. Grid Workflows consist of a number of components, including: computational models, distributed files, scientific instruments and special hardware platforms. In this paper, we describe an interesting grid workflow in atmospheric sciences and show how it can be implemented using Web Services. An interesting attribute of our implementation technique is that the application codes can be adapted to work on the Grid without source modification.


Regional Climate Model Global Climate Model Hash Table Grid Application Local File 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Abramson
    • 1
  • Jagan Kommineni
    • 1
  • John L. McGregor
    • 2
  • Jack Katzfey
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Computer Science and Software EngMonash UniversityCaulfield EastAustralia
  2. 2.Division of Atmospheric ScienceCSIRO, PMB 1AspendaleAustralia

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