European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
Reading RG2 9AX
International / Intergovernmental
+44 118 949 9000
The principal objectives of the Centre are: * the development of numerical methods for medium-range weather forecasting; * the preparation, on a regular basis, of medium-range weather forecasts for distribution to the meteorological services of the Member States; * scientific and technical research directed at the improvement of these forecasts; * collection and storage of appropriate meteorological data. In addition, the Centre: * makes available a proportion of its computing facilities to its Member States for their research; * assists in implementing the programmes of the World Meteorological Organisation; * provides advanced training to the scientific staff of the Member States in the field of numerical weather prediction; * makes the data in its extensive archives available to outside bodies.