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Blue Waters uses deep learning to count trees

Scientists demonstrated a new method for mapping the location and size of trees growing outside of forests, discovering billions of trees in arid and semi-arid regions and laying the groundwork for more accurate global measurement of carbon storage on land.

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TOTAL COMPUTING POWER DELIVERED

    Since Blue Waters went into production on March 28, 2013, it has provided 39.7 billion core - hours to scientists and engineers across the country .

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Petascale World Topography Production (Jobs:112)
PI: Paul Morin, University of Minnesota
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Computational investigation of drought-resistance in plants (Jobs:246)
PI: Diwakar Shukla, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Forecasting global crop productivity using novel satellite data and process-based models (Jobs:3)
PI: Kaiyu Guan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Strong field tests of gravity: numerical relativity in quadratic gravity (Jobs:6)
PI: Helvi Witek, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Molecular Engineering of a High-Density DNA Storage System (Jobs:13)
PI: Aleksei Aksimentiev, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
XK2464

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