CONFESS results feature in ECMWF’s 2023 Winter Newsletter  

Featured Article titled: Updating land and aerosol properties to improve reanalyses and seasonal forecasts Authors: Magdalena A. Balmaseda; Tim Stockdale; Souhail Boussetta; Retish Senan; Gianpaolo Balsamo; Angela Benedetti; Tanya Warnaars Newsletter Number 174 – Winter 2023 (Published in January 2023) To access the full article please visit:

CONFESS 2nd General Assembly

CONFESS hosted its second General Assembly with project partners on the Wednesday, 1st December 2021 from 09:00 UK Time. All work package leaders and most of the project team members were present and presented the progress of the project. Presentations from the meeting are available below. TimeItemPresenter9:00-9:05WelcomeMagdalena Alonso Balmaseda (ECMWF)  WP1  9:05-9:10 WP1 updateConstantin Ardilouze (MF)9:10-9:25 Comparison of LAI…

Upcoming Presentations of CONFESS

The month of May will be a busy time for the CONFESS consortium who will be presenting at a number of prestigious international events. The end of May is when EGU will hold their Annual General Assembly meeting, which is the same week as the ESA-Living Planet Symposium. These events will see our consortium members…

CONFESS General Assembly

CONFESS hosted its first public General Assembly online on the Wednesday, 1st December 2021 from 09:00 UK Time. Over 70 participants from Europe and beyond heard about the objectives and progress of the project. Presentations from the meeting are available below. 9:00 – 9:40 Welcome and Introduction to the GA TimePresenterPresentation9:00-9:10Jean-Noel Thepaut (Director of Copernicus…

CONFESS – 9 months in

CONFESS has completed its first nine months of its planned activities, resulting in 7 deliverables, of which 8 are publicly available. CONFESS partners are busy preparing first data sets in the form of harmonized CAMS and CMIP6 datasets for aerosols that are due to be published in October 2021. Regular meetings are taking place both…

1st Set of Deliverables published

The first set of deliverables have been published on the website. These include: D4.2 Project WebsiteD4.3 Dissemination and Exploitation PlanD4.4 Media and Communication Plan All deliverables can be downloaded from the results pages here.

First deliverable submitted

The first deliverable has officially been submitted to the EU. D4.1 Risk and Quality Management Plan sets out the baseline of internal quality management including the identification of Key Performance Indicators and related metrics that will help the project to measure its progress.

CONFESS Project Kicked Off

The CONFESS project has officially started on the 1st of November 2020. Led by the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts and with Partners Meteo-France, Barcelona Supercomputing Centre and the Italian National Research Council, the project will run for 36 months with the aim to  improve the reliability and usability of Copernicus Climate Change Service…

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