This is the Scientific Workflow and Integration Software for Holism (SWISH)

SWISH started as a project for climate change and health impact assessments at the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (NCEPH) at the Australian National University (ANU).

The H used to stand for Health, but the scope of the project has grown and so now the H stands for ‘Holistic Climate Impact Assessments’.

See the Documentation tab for more information about us and the project.

In brief, the SWISH project consists of a suite of software tools and data packages that we have worked on and leverage off the work of the https://kepler-project.org/, the http://postgis.refractions.net/, http://www.r-project.org/ and the http://www.stata.com/ software systems. Our work includes both an operational web-based research platform as well as enhanced traditional desktop client-side workflows, that boosts our researcher’s capacity without compromising our expertise and trusted workflows. You can read about the other elements of this project at the Official Project Blog or this High Level System Description Document webpage. From those sites users can explore the scope of the project. This site is devoted to low level descriptions of the software resources included in our project.

An example climate impact assessment workflow design

The image below is a diagram of the work that needs to be done (Clink here for Hi Res). The implementation using our Scientific and Integration Software is in development at the moment.

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