• 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".

  • 20 June 2008

    ECMWF hosted the GRAS Satellite Application Facility (SAF) Workshop on the "Applications of GPS radio occultation measurements" from 16 to 18 June 2008.

  • 10 June 2008

    The World Modelling Summit for Climate Prediction was hosted by ECMWF from 6 to 9 May 2008, and fully funded through wide-ranging international sponsorship.

  • 19 May 2008

    The annual meetings of the Computing Representatives and the Security Representatives took place from 13 to 16 May 2008.

  • 30 April 2008

    On 30 April 2008, the Latvian Government officially notified the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) that all internal procedures necessary for the entry into force of the co-operation agreement between Latvia and ECMWF had been completed.

  • 15 April 2008

    ECMWF has now made a range of marine forecast products available to WMO Members.

  • 10 April 2008

    ERA-Interim reanalysis products for the years 1989-1998 are now available for research and education at 1.5° resolution from the ECMWF on-line Data Server.

  • 14 March 2008

    On Tuesday, 11 March 2008, ECMWF integrated its Monthly Forecasting System with the medium-range Ensemble Prediction System (VarEPS). The new monthly forecast products were produced for the first time on Thursday, 13 March 2008.