GPU Applications

Weather, Atmospheric, Ocean Modeling, and Space Sciences

Several weather and ocean modeling applications such as WRF (Weather Research and Forecasting model) and Tsunami simulations are achieving tremendous speedups that enable savings in time and improvements in accuracy.

WRF Acceleration using CUDA

WRF Acceleration using CUDA
Overall speedup for WRF is 1.25x
Michalakes and Vachharajani

Tsunami simulation

Tsunami simulation
Dr. Takayuki Aoki


For information on key ISVs and applications, please visit the GPU Applications page.


Weather Modeling Software on CUDA
> CUDA-accelerated WRF code

Technical Reports on Electrodynamics on CUDA
> WRF (Weather Research and Forecast) on CUDA: Workshop on LSPP and Parallel Processing Letters
> Tsunami Modeling with Radial Basis Functions (RDF)
> Tsunami simulation, Tokyo Tech
> AGU 2008 Fall Meeting, session on "Emerging Multicore Computing Technology in Earth and Space Sciences"
> Fortran to CUDA-C translator developed by NOAA for the Non-hydrostatic Icosahedral Model (NIM)
CUDA-Acceleration in Related Verticals
> Computational Fluid Dynamics

See Also
> Tesla/CUDA Success stories
> Other Tesla Vertical Solutions
> CUDA Software development tools & libraries
> ArrayFire GPU function library for C, C++, FORTRAN
> Buy Tesla

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