Analysis: Shutdown of Tupã climate forecast supercomputer will bring many adverse effects on Brazil

Without the Tupã supercomputer, which may be shut down in August due to lack of funds, national decisions on food, energy and water security will be jeopardized.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Without the National Institute for Space Research's (INPE) Tupã supercomputer, which may be shut down in August due to lack of funds in the budget, national decisions on food, energy and water security will be jeopardized - in addition having an economic and scientific impact to Brazil.

The data processed by the Tupã are provided to the National Center for Natural Disasters (CENAD), the National Water Agency (ANA), the Navy's Directorate . . .

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