Annual Report 2018

TitleAnnual Report 2018
Publication TypeReport
Date Published06/2019
Series/CollectionECMWF Annual Report
TypeAnnual Report
Place of publicationReading
KeywordsAnnual Report

The report reviews improvements in forecast performance, advances in research, the Centre’s contributions to Europe’s Copernicus Earth observation programme, and preparations for the new data centre in Bologna, Italy.

Highlights of the forecasting system upgrade in 2018 included enhanced dynamic coupling between the ocean, sea ice and the atmosphere, and new products useful in the prediction of severe weather.