Democratizing the world’s weather data with IBM GRAF

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IBM’s The Weather Company takes a closer look at its powerful new forecasting tool IBM GRAF, which is set to begin operating this month. The hourly-updating Global High-Resolution Atmospheric Forecasting System (IBM GRAF) improves global model resolution by three times, helping to bring the rest of the world’s forecasts up to the standard once limited to a small number of countries.

Created in collaboration with NCAR and running on a GPU-accelerated IBM supercomputer, IBM GRAF is the world’s first operational high-resolution, hourly-updating model that covers the entire globe. It helps democratize weather forecasts so people, businesses and governments – anywhere – can make better weather-related decisions.

To read more about IBM GRAF, click here.

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