As an international organisation born of European nations pooling their resources, we trust that the spirit of collaboration which is the essence of ECMWF will continue notwithstanding the fact that the UK has voted to leave the EU.
- 24 June 2016
- 17 June 2016
Twenty-two postgraduate students from France’s École Nationale de la Météorologie used ECMWF’s OpenIFS model in a workshop on ensemble forecasts held in Toulouse from 7 to 9 June.
- 13 June 2016
Recent global warmth has been exceptional and can be linked to a strong El Niño, other natural variability and underlying climate change.
- 6 June 2016
Nearly 100 users of ECMWF forecasts are meeting at the Centre from 6 to 9 June to discuss new approaches to the evaluation of weather predictions. Dr Anna Ghelli has been in charge of the annual event since 2012.
- 31 May 2016
Professor of Atmospheric Dynamics Heini Wernli from the ETH Zurich says studying the detailed physical processes involved in severe weather events can help us understand why some forecasts go wrong.
- 26 May 2016
About 30 scientists from 10 European countries met at ECMWF from 23 to 25 May to explore how European non-satellite meteorological observing systems can be optimised.
- 20 May 2016
ECMWF has started to use newly available aircraft observations of humidity, temperature and wind to help initialise its forecasts.
- 16 May 2016
ECMWF scientists have updated colleagues from across the globe on their research at one of the world’s biggest Earth observation conferences, held in Prague from 9 to 13 May.
- 13 May 2016
Supercomputer efficiency was high on the agenda when ECMWF hosted this year’s Cray User Group (CUG) conference in London from 8 to 12 May.
- 9 May 2016
ECMWF is hosting a meeting of Cray supercomputer users in London from 8 to 12 May. The head of supercomputing at ECMWF, Mike Hawkins, has a special interest in the event.
- 4 May 2016
Daniel Jacob from Harvard University and Heini Wernli from ETH Zurich have begun three-year Fellowships to work with ECMWF in the fields of atmospheric composition and dynamic meteorology, respectively.
- 29 April 2016
Presentations by ECMWF staff on a new climate reanalysis that went into production earlier this year caused excitement among fellow scientists attending the European Geosciences Union General Assembly in Vienna from 17 to 22 April.
- 26 April 2016
ECMWF’s Workshop on High-Performance Computing in Meteorology takes place from 24 to 28 October 2016 in Reading, UK.
- 22 April 2016
The Spring 2016 issue of the ECMWF Newsletter is now available. As well as news about ECMWF staff and events, it features articles about new developments and the use that can be made of ECMWF products.
- 20 April 2016
Seventy-eight scientists from 15 countries met at the Centre from 11 to 15 April to discuss how best to deal with uncertainties in the models used in weather and climate forecasting systems.
- 15 April 2016
Linus Magnusson works in the Diagnostics Team at ECMWF. His task: to track down the causes of differences between the Centre’s weather forecasts and observed outcomes.
- 12 April 2016
Registration is now open for ECMWF’s 2016 Annual Seminar. The seminar will explore which Earth system processes we should focus on to further improve atmospheric predictive skill.
- 7 April 2016
Registration is open for the ‘Using ECMWF Forecasts’ meeting, 6 to 9 June 2016.
- 31 March 2016
ECMWF forecasts have helped researchers in the United States to plan the deployment of aircraft in a field experiment on tropical cyclone intensity and structure change.