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    10 March 2010

    The Scientific Advisory Team of EUCOS, the EUMETNET Composite Observing System, met at ECMWF from 2 to 4 March.


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    5 March 2010

    A corporate video about ECMWF has been made available on the ECMWF public web.

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    4 March 2010

    The User Interface Committee of the Group on Earth Observation held its 14th meeting at ECMWF on 2-4 March 2010.

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    26 January 2010

    On Tuesday 26 January, ECMWF upgraded the horizontal resolutions of its deterministic forecast and data assimilation systems and the Ensemble Prediction System (EPS), including the weekly extension to 32 days.

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    22 January 2010

    ECMWF welcomed more than 120 visitors to the First General Assembly of the MACC project.

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    15 January 2010

    In December 2009, the respective Councils of ECMWF and ESA agreed to the extension of the Co-operation Agreement between ECMWF and ESA for another five years.

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    25 November 2009

    ECMWF has pioneered a system to predict forecast confidence.

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    13 November 2009

    About 50 leading scientist from outside ECMWF participated in the workshop on "Land Surface Modelling, Data Assimilation and the Implications for Predictability", which took place at ECMWF from 9 to 12 November.

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    9 November 2009

    Nearly 60 participants from 22 different countries in Europe, Asia and the Americas attended the 12th Workshop on Meteorological Operational Systems, which took place at ECMWF from 2 to 6 November 2009.

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    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.

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    20 July 2009

    The ECMWF Annual Report 2008 has been made available online.

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    10 June 2009

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

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    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.

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    25 May 2009

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

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    21 May 2009

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

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    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.

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    5 March 2009

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

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    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.

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    20 January 2009

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