Issue No. 04 - July-Aug. (2013 vol. 15)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MCSE.2013.43
D. K. Krishnappa , Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
D. Irwin , Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
E. Lyons , Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
M. Zink , Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
CloudCast provides clients with personalized short-term weather forecasts based on their current location using cloud services, generating accurate forecasts tens of minutes in the future for small areas. Results show that it takes less than 2 minutes from the start of data sampling to deliver a 15-minute forecast to a client.
Cloud computing, Performance evaluation, Scientific computing, Online services, Electronic commerce
D. K. Krishnappa, D. Irwin, E. Lyons and M. Zink, "CloudCast: Cloud Computing for Short-Term Weather Forecasts," in Computing in Science & Engineering, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 30-37, 2013.