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IRI Seminar: Climate reanalysis developments at ECMWF

Date:October 21, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Location:Columbia University,
Lamont Campus,
Monell Building Room 137
Contact:For further information regarding this event, please contact IRI Seminar office by sending email to arlustig@iri.columbia.edu .

The Earth Institute's International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) presents "Climate reanalysis developments at ECMWF" with Dick Dee, Head of Reanalysis, European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) Open to the public This talk will review past and current reanalysis activities at the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) and describe plans for developing future reanalyses of the coupled climate system. Global reanalyses of the atmosphere, ocean, land surface, and atmospheric composition have played an important role in improving and extending the capabilities of ECMWFs operational forecasting systems. The potential role of reanalysis in support of climate change services in Europe is driving several interesting new developments. These include the production of reanalyses that span a century or more, and the implementation of a coupled data assimilation capability suitable for climate reanalysis. For more information on IRI, please visit: http://iri.columbia.edu/ For more information on the Earth Institute, please visit: http://www.earth.columbia.edu/

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