News

  • 9 September 2009

    ECMWF has an extensive education and training programme to assist Member States, Co-operating States and WMO National Meteorological and Hydrological Services in the training of scientists in numerical weather forecasting, and in making use of the ECMWF computing and archive facilities.


  • 20 July 2009

    The ECMWF Annual Report 2008 has been made available online.

  • 10 June 2009

    Prediction of the maximum wave height of extreme events is of tremendous benefit to the marine world.

  • 1 June 2009

    The EU-funded GEMS project ran from 1 March 2005 to 31 May 2009. Operation and improvement of the systems developed during GEMS is continuing in a new EU-funded project MACC - Modelling Atmospheric Composition and Climate. Products from MACC are being displayed on the GEMS web pages during a transitional period.

  • 25 May 2009

    The annual meetings of the Computing Representatives and the Security Representatives took place from 11 to 14 May 2009.

  • 21 May 2009

    The annual meetings of the Computing Representatives and the Security Representatives took place from 11 to 14 May 2009.

  • 27 March 2009

    The paper "The ERA-40 re-analysis", published in 2005, has been identified by Thomson Reuters Scientific's /Essential Science Indicators/ as one of the most highly cited papers in the field of Geosciences, and has been designated as a "Current Classic" for February.

  • 5 March 2009

    An on-line survey is being carried out of readers of the ECMWF Newsletter.

  • 30 January 2009

    The 4th Annual workshop of European Flood Alert System (EFAS) was held on 29 and 30 January at ECMWF. The workshop participants came from 24 national and regional water authorities across Europe.

  • 20 January 2009

    The workshop report of the World Modelling Summit for Climate Prediction is now available for download

  • 16 January 2009

    The annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) held from 11 to 15 January in Phoenix, Arizona, included a symposium in honour of Tony Hollingsworth, former Head of Research of ECMWF, who died on 29 July 2007.

  • 22 December 2008

    Today, 22 December 2008, Member States’ usage of the ECMWF High Performance Computer Facility (HPCF) resources has reached a new milestone.

  • 5 December 2008

    Chaired by its President Dr Adérito Vicente Serrão from Portugal, the ECMWF Council held its 70th session in Reading on 2-3 December 2008.

  • 28 November 2008

    Météo France, the UK Met Office and ECMWF jointly organised a dedicated workshop on the use of GIS systems in meteorology. The workshop was held at ECMWF, Reading, from 24 to 26 November 2008, and was a great success with over 100 participants from various disciplines and organisations worldwide.

  • 25 November 2008

    His Excellency Georg Boomgaarden, German Ambassador in London, visited the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) on 25 November 2008. He was accompanied by Ms. Petra Bethge, First Secretary Transport Affairs at the Embassy.

  • 14 November 2008

    About 35 leading scientists from outside ECMWF participated in the workshop on Atmosphere-Ocean Interaction, which took place from 10 to 12 November.

  • 11 November 2008

    Every second year, the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) hosts a workshop on the use of high performance computing in meteorology.

  • 19 September 2008

    France, as part of its Presidency of the European Union, and the European Commission jointly held a Forum in Lille, France, on 16 and 17 September 2008 to mark the launch of the first GMES services.

  • 5 September 2008

    The ECMWF annual seminar took place from 1 to 4 September. The title of this year's seminar was: "Parametrization of sub-grid physical processes".