EURO4M

Submitted by dale.barker on Tue, 01/31/2012 - 04:25

The European Reanalysis and Observations for Monitoring project is a EU funded project that provides timely and reliable information about the state and evolution of the European climate. It combines observations from satellites, ground-based stations and results from comprehensive model-based regional reanalyses. By closely monitoring European climate, climate variability and change can be better understood and predicted.

EURO4M runs from April 2010 to March 2014.

The high-resolution datasets that are produced by the EURO4M project enable us to put observed high-impact weather and extreme events in a long-term historical context. The innovative and tailored products improve the climate change services for society and support adaptation to a changing environment. Whilst EURO4M provides time series showing the changes in climate over time, the project also enables to report in near-real-time during emerging extreme events.

EURO4M is an important building block for GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security), the European initiative for the establishment of a European capacity for Earth Observation. Related projects ahead of a future GMES Climate Service are MONARCH-A , CARBONES and ERA-CLIM .

For further details, visit the EURO4M web-page at http://www.euro4m.eu/

 

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