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    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.


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    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".

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    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.

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    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.

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    19 May 2008

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

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    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.

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    15 April 2008

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

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    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.

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    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.

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    7 March 2008

    On 6-7 March 2008, ECMWF hosted the 18th session of the Council of the European Meteorological Society (EMS).

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    20 December 2007

    The contract between ECMWF and IBM UK Ltd was signed on 20 December 2007.

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    12 December 2007

    Today, the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) hosted the 32nd session of the EUMETNET Council.

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    23 November 2007

    The Co-ordinating Committee on Remuneration (CCR), the Committee of Representatives of the Secretaries/Directors-General (CRSG) and the Committee of Staff Representatives (CRP) held co-ordination meetings at ECMWF on 22nd and 23rd November 2007.

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    16 November 2007

    The 11th biennial Workshop on Meteorological Operational Systems was held at the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts on 12-16 November 2007.

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    9 November 2007

    A Workshop on ensemble prediction was held at ECMWF on 7-9 November 2007.

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    8 November 2007

    A Co-operation Agreement between the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) and the Slovak Republic was signed on 1 November 2007.

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    26 October 2007

    Chaired by Jozef Roskar from Slovenia, ECMWF's Advisory Committee of Co-operating States (ACCS), on the invitation by the Director of the Croatian Meteorological and Hydrological Service, Ivan Cacic, held its 13th session in Zagreb (Croatia) on Friday, 26 October 2007.

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    6 September 2007

    From 4-7 September 2007 ECMWF, jointly with the UK Met Office, hosted the annual session of the Intercommission Coordination Group on the WMO Information System (WIS).

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    3 September 2007

    From 29 to 31 August 2007, ECMWF hosted the third EUMETCAL Workshop.