In focus

ECMWF high-performance computing facility

Taking ECMWF computing capability forward

Since its creation, the Centre has owed its leading position to a combination of collaborative principles, top-level scientists and powerful HPC capacities. The opportunity has now arisen for a new Director of Computing to lead ECMWF’s computing efforts.

3 April 2018

 

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Registration open for climate data hackathon

Registration is open for #OpenDataHack2018, a hackathon weekend dedicated to exploring the potential of open climate data. The event takes place at ECMWF on Saturday and Sunday 9–10 June 2018.

12 March 2018

Cracked earth

Hydrological services for business: registration now open

Applications are open for a workshop at ECMWF on 8 and 9 May 2018 exploring how businesses can benefit from hydrology forecasts. It is a unique opportunity for global businesses to meet the Global Flood Awareness System (GloFAS) development team and influence the future shape of its hydrological services and forecasting products.

19 February 2018

NOAA Gulfstream IV (G-4) aircraft

ECMWF supports atmospheric river reconnaissance flights

ECMWF is providing support for an atmospheric river field campaign over the eastern Pacific. The campaign is led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography’s Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes and will run until late February 2018.

6 February 2018

ECMWF Graduate Trainees from Croatia, Hungary and Serbia

Graduate Training Programme fosters strong links with Member States

ECMWF’s Graduate Training Programme is an important aspect of our strong scientific cooperation with Member and Co-operating States. Here, three current Graduate Trainees from the national meteorological services of Croatia, Hungary and Serbia talk about their experiences at ECMWF.

29 January 2018

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The ESCAPE project: towards exascale computing in NWP

Weather and climate 'dwarfs' designed and implemented in this ECMWF-led project are a major step towards re-structuring existing computational kernels for weather forecasting. They will serve as building blocks for exascale-ready solutions.

24 November 2017

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The ECMWF Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS) - recent applications and improvements

Managed by ECMWF on behalf of the EU, CAMS provides policy makers, businesses, scientists and the general public with reliable information about the composition of our atmosphere and how it is changing.

26 October 2017

Flooded road in Peru

Sharing forecasts and knowledge in emergency situations

To mark the International Day for Disaster Reduction, we look at how ECMWF collaborates with the WMO to help reduce people’s exposure to weather-related disasters.

13 October 2017

Carbon dioxide human emission project

Developing a European capacity to monitor worldwide CO2 emissions

ECMWF is leading a new initiative to explore the development of a European system to monitor human activity related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions across the world.

2 October 2017

28 Jul 2017 GloFAS river discharge forecast

South Asia floods put new GloFAS river discharge forecasts to the test

Severe flooding along the cross-border Asian rivers of the Ganges and Brahmaputra in July and August this year coincided with tests of new extended-range river discharge forecasts at ECMWF.

1 September 2017