Accession Number:

ADA303229

Title:

National Test Facility: Civilian Agency Use of Supercomputers Not Feasible.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC ACCOUNTING AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1994-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

As directed by the House Committee on Armed Services in its report accompanying the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 1995, the General Accounting Office GAO reviewed possible civilian agency use of the supercomputing capabilities at the Department of Defenses DOD National Test Facility NTF. GAO was specifically directed to include, but not limit its study to, using these resources to support 1 the Department of Energy in monitoring oil pipeline leakage, 2 the Department of Education in developing on-line educational software, 3 the Department of Health and Human Services HHS in developing an on-line medical imagery repository, 4 the Federal Emergency Management Administration FMA in developing innovative emergency reaction simulations, and 5 the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAA in climatological modeling.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE