News

  • Adrian Wander
    24 February 2014

    Dr Adrian Wander has been appointed as ECMWF’s new Director of Computing. His appointment will take effect on 3 March.

    Commenting on his appointment, Prof Wander said:


  • GEO conference 2014
    23 January 2014

    ECMWF contributed heavily to the GEO-X Plenary and the 2014 GEO Ministerial Summit held from 14 to 17 January 2014 in Geneva, Switzerland.

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    9 January 2014

    The GEO-X Plenary and the 2014 GEO Ministerial Summit will be held from 14 to 17 January 2014 in Geneva, Switzerland.

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    10 December 2013

    The autumn 2013 edition of the ECMWF Newsletter has been published.

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    22 November 2013

    On 19 November 2013 ECMWF implemented a new cycle of the Integrated Forecasting System (IFS).

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    21 November 2013

    ECMWF is partnering Oxford in a new Doctoral Training Partnership in Environmental Research starting in October 2014.

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    21 November 2013

    The dates for the 2014 ECMWF training course programme have been posted on our website.

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    23 October 2013

    The first World Weather Open Science Conference ‘WWOSC 2014 - The weather: what’s the outlook?’ will be held in Montréal, Canada, from 16 to 21 August 2014.

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    11 October 2013

    June 2013 saw the first edition of the MACC-II Summer School take place in Anglet, France.

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    3 October 2013

    On 27 September the Director of the Republic Hydrometeorological Service of Serbia (RHMSS) and the Director-General of ECMWF signed the “Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Serbia and ECMWF on the accession of the Republic of Serbia to the ECMWF Convention” in Belgrade.

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    19 September 2013

    The summer 2013 edition of the ECMWF Newsletter has been published.

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    15 July 2013

    The report presents some of ECMWF’s key activities in 2012. These include the provision of good guidance about extreme weather events, the upgrading of the supercomputer and the growth of the meteorological data archive.

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    5 July 2013

    The spring 2013 edition of the ECMWF Newsletter has been published.

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    26 June 2013

    At its 79th session on 19-20 June 2013, the ECMWF Council authorised the Director-General to enter into a service contract with Cray UK Ltd to replace the High Performance Computing Facility (HPCF) at the Centre from mid-2014 onwards. The contract between ECMWF and Cray UK Ltd was signed on 24 June 2013.

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    13 June 2013

    Several days of heavy rain at the end of May and beginning of June led to saturated soils and extreme flooding in central Europe.

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    2 April 2013

    'Using ECMWF's Forecasts' is an evolution of our long-running series of Forecast Products Users' meetings.

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    19 March 2013

    The winter 2012/13 edition of the ECMWF Newsletter has been published.

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    20 February 2013

    ECMWF is looking to recruit a Director of Operations and a Director of Forecasts.

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    18 February 2013

    ECMWF forecast data for hurricane Sandy is available for free download for research use via the TIGGE archive.