Thanks to VERCE, a unique seismological web platform will allow seismologists to archive, access and analyse a massive amount of data thanks to innovative applications.
This e-science seismological environment concept will enable users to access and treat a huge amount of information in real-time, thanks to powerful data centers that will be connected to intensive computing systems like HPC or GRID. They will therefore be able to very rapidly describe earthquakes and their potential effects or unravel very precisely the earth's composition, among many other improvements.
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VERCE project has started on October 3rd 2011 with its kick off in Paris and is composed of 10 European partners that have a specific added value to achieve our objectives. Those partners will be working in close collaboration to achieve this ambitious project during the four coming years.Each of them brings an expertise within VERCE project. Some of them have signed in social networks, in order to promote their organizations to a larger public. VERCE takes advantage of their visibility and established network to disseminate major news, events or promotional contents. Therefore, updates on VERCE will be regularly posted on our partners' social networks accounts. Do not hesitate to follow their Facebook, Twitter or Google+ activities! You will not only be updated on VERCE project but also learn more about seismology and IT.
- Fraunhofer SCAI: The Fraunhofer Institute for Algorithms and Scientific Computing (SCAI) conducts research and offers customer services in the research areas numerical software, simulation engineering, optimization, distributed computing, bioinformatics and virtual material design. SCAI has long expertise in Grid and HPC computing.
- INGV: The Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia has long expertise in data analysis and data modelling applications in seismology. Also, INGV has a long-standing experience in project coordination at national and European level, including the most recent successful EPOS (European Plate Observing System) proposal to update the European Roadmap for Research Infrastructures.
- EMSC: The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre EMSC has long experience in Data management and web-services. EMSC is running the community gateway with ORFEUS, the other NGO project partner. Due to its role of providing real-time earthquake information services, the EMSC website alone attracts nearly a million visitors a month from over 150 countries. VERCE will benefit from EMSC and ORFEUS visibility within and outside the seismological community.
- UEDIN: The University of Edinburgh has an expertise in IT. UEDIN participates in the project through the School of Informatics, the UK National e-Science Centre (NeSC) and the leading European centre of expertise in advanced research, technology transfer and the provision of supercomputer services to academia and business (EPCC). UEDIN takes leading roles in a wide range of grid and application EU projects.