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Virtual Geophysics Laboratory (VGL) v1.2.0

Date Released: 27-June-2013

Release Overview

It is our pleasure to announce the full release of the Virtual Geophysics Laboratory (VGL) v1.1.2. The VGL is a scientific workflow portal that provides Geophysicists with access to an integrated environment that exploits eResearch tools and Cloud computing technology. It is a collaboration between CSIRO, Geoscience Australia (GA), and the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI), and has been funded by the Federal Government’s Education Investment Funds through NeCTAR

Release Location

http://vgl.auscope.org/

Documentation

More details of the VGL can be found here: https://www.seegrid.csiro.au/wiki/VirtualLabs/VGL/WebHome

The user guide can be found here: https://www.seegrid.csiro.au/wiki/VirtualLabs/VGL/VglUserGuide

The VGL high level system architecture can be found here: https://www.seegrid.csiro.au/wiki/VirtualLabs/VGL/VGLSystemArchitecture

Release Notes

This release has included numerous bug fixes and improvements. Some of the more noteworthy changes include:
  • Support for hundreds of new geophysical datasets and satellite imagery from the various state and territory geological surveys.
  • Onscreen interactive help.
  • Email alerts for completed jobs.
  • Configurable job resources - Choose how many CPUs and how much memory your job needs!
  • Newly streamlined dataset selection.
  • Support for Open Layers as the default mapping provider.
  • Much more advanced job script templates for Underworld and escript.
  • Updated versions of Underworld and escript.
Technical details of the release can be found at VGLv120ReleaseDetails

-- JoshVote - 27 Jun 2013
Topic revision: r3 - 01 Sep 2014, TerryRankine
 

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