• Original image expired - People rescued by army in boat
    20 May 2014

  • EGU General Assembly
    13 May 2014

    Vienna was recently the host of yet another highly successful European Geophysical Union General Assembly from 28 April to 2 May 2014.

  • Meeting between ECMWF and CMA
    29 April 2014

    Last week saw the first bilateral meeting between the China Meteorological Administration (CMA) and the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) since both organisations signed a Co-operation Agreement in early 2014.

    The CMA delegation attending the 23–24th April discussion at ECMWF headquarters in Reading included:

  • News item image IFS Cy40r1 documentation
    15 April 2014

    The documentation of Cy40r1 of the Integrated Forecasting System (IFS) is now available.

  • TOVS_conference_logo
    9 April 2014

    From 26 March to 1 April, ECMWF staff co-organised and attended the 19th International TOVS Study Conference (ITSC) on Jeju Island, South Korea. The conference is held every 18 to 24 months and this year was hosted in impressive fashion by the Korean Meteorological Administration (KMA).

  • Map_Meningitis_Belt
    8 April 2014

    A study, which started as one of the MACC service chain development examples, has now led to a well-received publication on meningitis.

  • Scalability workshop - folder cover
    8 April 2014

    The challenges of highly parallel computing in areas such as observational data processing, data assimilation, the formulation of the model dynamical core and model output management have led to the development of a Scalability Programme at ECMWF. The project will coordinate resources defining the future forecasting system across all scales.

  • Sentinel-1 Lift Off
    7 April 2014

    Photo credits:
    ESA - S. Convaja, 2014

    On 3 April 2014, Sentinel-1A was successfully launched on a Soyuz rocket from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana.

  • Hand holding dry soil
    7 April 2014

    Yokohama, 31 March 2014 – The IPCC’s Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, a comprehensive assessment report by leading scientists launched here today, offers policymakers and the general public a wealth of information about how climate change will affect the lives of current and future generations – and what governments can do to adapt and reduce vulnerabilities.

  • Cars driving on flooded road
    1 April 2014

    Under the lead of the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre and the Dartmouth Flood Observatory (University of Colorado), the Global Flood Partnership was launched earlier this month at the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) in Reading, UK.

  • Street in Shanghai
    31 March 2014

    ECMWF will provide Air Quality forecasts to the 2nd Youth Olympic Games (YOG) which will be held in Nanjing (China) from the 16th to the 28th of August 2014.

  • Newsletter cover
    26 March 2014

    The ECMWF Newsletter is published quarterly and contains articles about new developments and systems at ECMWF.

    25 March 2014

    The World Weather Research Programme has launched a new tool to improve regional ensemble forecasts of high-impact weather and so strengthen early warning and disaster prevention.

  • 28 February 2014

    The meeting provides a forum for exchanging ideas and experiences on the use of ECMWF data and products.

  • 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.

  • Group on Earth Observations logo
    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.

  • numerical weather forecast
    22 November 2013

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