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Climate Change: Challenges and Priorities for Basic Research, May 20, 2008,
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Slide title: Earth Systems Grid

Slide image: Chart comparing the Main ESG Portal to the IPCC AR4 ESG Portal
In the Main ESG Portal column are the following:
  198 TB of data at four locations
  8,000 registered users
  Downloads to date: 49 TB
  ESG usage: over 500 sites worldwide
  A world map showing the location of the ESG sites
In the IPCC AR4 ESG Portal column are the following:
  35 TB of data at one location
  1,900 registered projects
  Downloads to date: 387 TB
  400 scientific papers published based on analysis of IPCC AR4 data
  A graph showing ESG monthly download volumes

Slide image credit: ESG-CET Collaboration, led by Dean N. Williams, LLNL

Background image: Photo showing the sun setting over the ocean and a dramatic sky

Background image credit: 2009 JupiterImages Corporation

Design by: Adrian Apodaca, National Science Foundation

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