How Big Data Can Boost Weather Forecasting | Smarter Planet Blog
Last September, when Typhoon Sanba smashed into the Korean peninsula, it packed winds so strong that they sent rocks flying through the air like missiles and caused massive power outages.
Increasing evidence of climate change worldwide is prompting governments and scientists to take action to protect people and property from its effects.
IBM Research scientists are taking the lead in bringing the most sophisticated data analytics to bear on weather forecasting. Their long-term weather analysis project, called Deep Thunder, combines data with sophisticated mathematical algorithms and computing power.