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Assessing Water Budget Sensitivity to Precipitation Forcing Errors in Potomac River Basin Using the VIC Hydrologic Model CyberTraining: Big Data + High-Performance Computing + Atmospheric Sciences
The Potomac River Basin is a watershed located on the East Coast of the USA across West Virginia, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Inter-annual variations in precipitation makes it challenging ...
Team-Based Online Multidisciplinary Education on Big Data + High-Performance Computing + Atmospheric Sciences
(UMBC HPCF, 2020)
Given the context of many institutions moving to online instruction due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, we share our experiences of an online team-based multidisciplinary education program on big data + high performance ...
Exploring Deep Learning to Improve Compton Camera Based Prompt Gamma Image Reconstruction for Proton Radiotherapy
Proton beam radiotherapy is a cancer treatment method that uses proton beams to irradiate cancerous tissue while simultaneously sparing doses to healthy tissue. In order to optimize radiational doses to the tumor and ...
Lessons from an Online Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Summer Research Program
During 2018, 2019, and 2020, the UMBC CyberTraining initiative “Big Data + HPC + Atmospheric Sciences” created an online team-based training program for advanced graduate students and junior researchers that trained a ...
Variational Bayes Estimation of Hidden Markov Models for Daily Precipitation with Semi-Continuous Emissions
(UMBC HPCF, 2021)
Stochastic precipitation generators can simulate dry and wet rainfall stretches for long durations. Generated precipitation time series data are used in climate projections, impact assessment of extreme weather events, ...