Professor Phil Haygarth's life on the edge (of the vadose zone)
Tuesday, 20 May 2008
Calls for massive investment in computer and research capabilities
A four-day summit was held last week at the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts in Reading, UK, the scientists made the case for a climate-prediction project that would increase current computer capacity by 10,000 times. This is required to meet the finer resolution predictions required by policy makers (Reported in Nature, 15th May 2008).