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  • History
  • 1988 Introduction of midrange computer(Cyber 932) for weather analysis (Aug)
    1990 The Central Meteorological Office was enlarged and renamed as the Korea Meteorological Administration and ¡®Numerical Weather Forecasting Division¡¯ was newly established
    1995 Introduction of midrange computer (Fujitsu VPX-220) for weather forecasting (Mar)
    1999 Introduction of Meteorological Supercomputer 1st (NEC SX-4), Initial stage (Apr)
    2000 Introduction of Meteorological Supercomputer 1st (NEC SX-5), Final stage (Sep)
    2004 Introduction of Meteorological Supercomputer 2nd (Cray X1), Initial stage (Oct)
    2005 ¡®Supercom Team¡¯ was newly established within ¡®Information Technology and Infrastructure Division¡¯ (Jul)
    Introduction of Meteorological Supercomputer 2nd (Cray X1E), Final stage (Aug)
    2007 ¡®Numerical Weather Forecasting Center¡¯ was established within the Forecast Bureau (Mar)
    * Numerical Model Development Team, Numerical Data Application Team, Numerical Model Management Team
    2008 ¡®Numerical Weather Forecasting Center¡¯ was renamed as the ¡®Director General For Numerical Prediction Office¡¯ (Mar)
    * Numerical Model Development Division, Numerical Data Application Division, Numerical Model Management Division
    2009 ¡®Numerical Model Management Division¡¯ was renamed as the ¡®Super Computer Management Team¡¯ (Apr)
    2010 ¡®The National Center for Meteorological Supercomputer¡¯ was newly established(Mar) - Ochang-eup, Cheongwon-gun, Chungcheongbuk-Do
    ¡®Supercomputer Management Team¡¯ was renamed as the ¡®Supercomputer Management Division¡¯ (Apr)
    Introduction of Meteorological Supercomputer 3rd (Cray XT5), Initial stage (Jun)
    Introduction of Meteorological Supercomputer 3rd (Cray XE6), Final stage (Dec)
    2014 Introduction of Meteorological Supercomputer 4th (Cray XC40), Initial stage(Dec)
    2015 Extension of Building and Facilities for Meteorological Supercomputer 4th (Mar)
    ¡®Supercomputer Management Division was renamed as ¡®National Center for Meteorological Supercomputer¡¯(Nov)
    Introduction of Meteorological Supercomputer 4th (Cray XC40), Final stage(Dec)
    2016 Operation of a global model(25km) based on the final phase of 4th Supercomputer(Feb)
    Starting an operation of the initial phase of 4th supercomputer for external R&D(May)
    End of an operation for user service of 3rd supercomputer(May)
    Operation of a global model(17km) based on the final phase of 4th supercomputer(Jun)
    2017 building a Science DMZ and starting service(Aug)
    Establishment of an user support management system(Sep)
    2018 Operation of a global model(10km) based on the final phase of 4th supercomputer(Jun)
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