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Combining a flexible data model and distributed objects, they support the sharing of data, visualizations, and user interfaces among multiple data sources, computers, and scientific disciplines.
The scientific world is evolving to require more collaboration among different institutions and disciplines. Understanding long-term changes in the Earth environment, for example, requires models that integrate disciplines such as meteorology, oceanography, hydrology (rivers and groundwater), soil science and geology. During the past 15 years, scientists… (More)
When the IceCube experiment started serious software development it needed a development environment in which both its developers and clients could work and that would encourage and support a good software development process. Some of the key features that IceCube wanted in such a environment were: the separation of the configuration and build tools;… (More)