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    Case: Computer models in the fight against plastic soup download

    Knowledge base - The Ocean Cleanup wants to remove "plastic soup" from the oceans. This organisation has now received help in doing so from SURFsara, in the form of processor time on the Cartesius supercomputer. Now the effects of waves and currents can be better predicted.

  • Report Carbon footprint SURFnet 2014 download

    Knowledge base - SURFnet wants to account for its energy consumption in a way that it can compare itself to other National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) in Europe. To that end, an assessment was held to account for the Green House Gas (GHG) emission in 2014, according to the ISO 14064:2006 part 1 standard.

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    SURF Green ICT Maturity Model download

    Knowledge base - The SURF Green ICT Maturity Model (SGIMM) enables you to quickly and independently gain insights into the role ICT has in greening your organisation. You can download the model and perform a scan right now.

  • Report Carbon footprint SURFnet 2011 download

    Knowledge base - SURFnet wants to account for its energy consumption in a way that it can compare itself to other National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) in Europe. To that end, an assessment was held to account for the Green House Gas (GHG) emission in 2011, according to the ISO 14064:2006 part 1 standard.

  • Report Sustainability in Networks download

    Knowledge base - The report Sustainability in Networks gives an overview of possible ways of reducing energy consumption in ICT networks. It distinguishes between core and access networks techniques on different layers (equipment, routing, architecture and application).

  • Report Carbon footprint 2012 download

    Knowledge base - SURFnet wants to account for its energy consumption in a way that it can compare itself to other National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) in Europe. To that end, an assessment was held to account for the Green House Gas (GHG) emission in 2012, according to the ISO 14064:2006 part 1 standard.

  • Research report Transporting Bits or Transporting Energy: Does it matter? download

    Knowledge base - This report presents the results of a study of the sustainability of data management and data movement between data centres, the ultimate goal being to minimize the CO2 footprint.

  • Magazine SURF 02 (June 2012) download

    Knowledge base - In this edition of SURF Magazine you will read about the ICT Roadmap for the Netherlands, how researchers benefit from research data management, online collaboration at VU University and SURFnet's new CTO, Erik Huizer.

  • Report Cloud Computing: Green or Grey? download

    Knowledge base - This report concerns the question “When is a cloud green?” In it, TNO looks at “green” primarily in terms of energy consumption, but the related CO2 emissions are also considered: how sustainable was the process of generating the energy consumed?

  • Highlight report PEER project download

    Knowledge base - This report contains some of the highlights of the end of project results conference of the PEER project (Publishing and the Ecology of European Research) on 29 May 2012.

  • Website results PEER project (Publishing and the Ecology of European Research) website

    Knowledge base - The project results for the PEER project (Publishing and the Ecology of European Research) can be viewed on the project website.

  • Report ICT Energy Efficiency in Higher Education download

    Knowledge base - This report provides ICT managers and system administrators advice on selecting and implementing strategies to increase energy efficiency of ICT in higher educational institutions.

  • Report ICT energy efficiency in higher education download

    Knowledge base - This report by Novay relates to the more efficient use of ICT energy in higher education. The target is to achieve a 30% increase in energy efficiency in 2020 compared with 2005. But what is energy efficiency exactly and how do you measure it? Novay answers this and other questions in the report.

  • Magazine SURF 02 (June 2011) download

    Knowledge base - In this edition of SURF Magazine you will read about sustainability in higher education, privacy and cloud computing, successful alumni policy and the Knowledge Bank.

  • Magazine SURF 04 (December 2010) download

    Knowledge base - In this edition of SURF Magazine you will read about open access, education, online collaboration, green IT and research infrastructure.