Advanced Research Computing (ARC)

Science Stories

Providing high-performance computing (HPC) capabilities & expertise to USGS scientists for the acceleration and expansion of scientific discovery. Here are just a few examples of USGS projects taking advantage of the Yeti system all while saving time and becoming more efficient.

Polar Bear Research

Polar Bear Research

Scientists use USGS supercomputer to predict the effects of declining sea ice on polar bear behavior.

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Florida Evapotranspiration

Florida Evapotranspiration

USGS scientists estimate statewide evapotranspiration in Florida using field data, satellites and weather models.

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Walrus Tracking Study

Walrus Tracking Study

USGS scientists track walrus interactions with marine traffic using the Yeti supercomputer.

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