The production will be performed at the HPC facility of ECMWF in Bologna, and the contract includes configuration and testing of the reanalysis system, production and monitoring as well as evaluation, documentation, and user outreach.
SMHI role in the project
SMHI will contribute to the development of the surface modules of the reanalysis system, and they will lead the work on assimilation setup and uncertainty estimation. SMHI will also contribute to the work on user guidance and support based on their experience from the C3S European regional reanalysis.
The contract is led by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute (MET Norway). The partners are the Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI), the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI), the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS), the Icelandic Meteorological Office (IMO), the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) and Météo-France (MF).
C3S is implemented by the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) on behalf of the European Commission.