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Discover CISL’s suite of services

  • Large-scale computing and storage

  • Curated repositories of Earth system datasets

  • Data analysis visualization resources

  • Software for analysis, visualization, and more

  • Support and expertise

CISL research computing and data resources are free to the Earth system science community. 

NSF NCAR and CISL — Supercomputing and beyond

Command the power of supercomputing with Derecho

The Derecho supercomputer is for students, instructors, and researchers at all U.S. institutions, and it’s free.

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Let our data take your research in new directions

Get access to curated, archival data sets—and harness the ability to interpret this information in visually stunning ways.

Dive into Data

Explore our powerful, open-source software

Harness the exciting capabilities of our freely-available software: data assimilation, analysis, visualization, and more.

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