The Tenet Group is participating in several collaborative research
efforts, briefly outlined here.
The Sequoia 2000 Project
aims at building high-speed storage and communication facilities to
support global-change scientists at remote sites. It is principally
sponsored by Digital Equipment Corporation, and is a collaboration
between the University of California at Berkeley, Santa Barbara, Los
Angeles, San Diego, and Davis; the Scripps Institute of Oceanography
in San Diego; and the California State Department of Water
Resources. An archive
holds papers, software, and other documents.
is one of the five Gigabit Testbeds sponsored by the
Corporation for National Research Initiatives. The network for the
BLANCA project, XUNET, provides 45 Mbps and 622 Mbps connections
between the different sites. The BLANCA and XUNET participants are:
The Bay Area Gigabit Network
(BAGnet) is a collaborative effort to
provide teleseminar distribution between fourteen academic and
research sites in the East and South San Francisco Bay Area.
Sponsored by Pacific Bell, this 155 Mbps ATM network is scheduled to
become fully operational in Spring 1994.