Super computer “Sparks” climate data sharing revolution in the Caribbean

Sponsored content: A high performance computing and storage system for climate modeling may help the Caribbean confront some of its climate challenges

It is a terrible irony that although the small island and coastal states of the Caribbean contribute very little to greenhouse gas emissions driving global climate change, the region is disproportionately affected by the impacts of a changing climate. 

Their small size, geographical location, topography and heavy reliance on natural resources all make Caribbean countries particularly vulnerable to climate change impacts including more intense storm systems, extensive droughts, rising sea levels and the resurgence of dengue and emergence of newer vector borne diseases such as Chikungunya and Zika in the region.

And it’s an added irony that up…

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