December 2014 archive

Dec 20

2014 AGU Fall Meeting | Assessment of coastal flood risk in a changing climate along the northern Gulf of Mexico

M.V. Bilskie, S.C. Hagen, D.L. Passeri, K. Alizad, “Assessment of coastal flood risk in a changing climate along the northern Gulf of Mexico.” 2014 AGU Fall Meeting. San Fransisco, CA, December 15-19, 2014. Abstract: Coastal regions around the world are susceptible to a variety of natural disasters causing extreme inundation. It is anticipated that the vulnerability …

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Dec 10

Multiple-thread gzip

I was recently backing up some very large datasets and became impatient with the typical time it takes from creating *.tar.gz archives. During one backup session I started searching for a possible method to utilize multiple threads. I came across pigz, which is basically a parallel implementation of gzip. I came across an interesting thread …

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