Weather Wall (1)
Director of Meteorology Computing Charles Pavloski, standing, views forecast information with Research Associate Chad Bahrmann. Pavoloski and Bahrmann have led the deployment of BigFix software at the Joel N. Myers Weather Center, located in Walker Building on Penn State's University Park campus. Designed to ensure computers are running at top-efficiency, the software could reduce the University's power bill by $25 to $50 per machine each year.
Weather Wall (2)
Graduate students in meteorology Ben Green, left, and Erin Munsell study the daily forecast for the western U.S. at the weather wall, located at the Joel N. Myers Weather Center in Walker Building on Penn State's University Park campus. The facility consists of 36 LCD screens and provides researchers with current weather conditions worldwide. Software designed to ensure the highly efficient operation of computers has been deployed on more than 120 machines in the weather center and other areas in the Department of Meteorology.