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Welcome to the website of the European Climate Assessment & Dataset project. Presented is information on changes in weather and climate extremes, as well as the daily dataset needed to monitor and analyse these extremes. ECA&D was initiated by the ECSN in 1998 and has received financial support from the EUMETNET and the European Commission.

 

What's new?

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The database is updated until: Mar 31, 2014.

April 2014 - E-OBS version 10.0 has been released.

March 2014 - Updated Croatian series with data to the end of 2013 provided by the Meteorological and Hydrological Service of Croatia. Stations Knin, Varazdin and Zadar new additions.

March 2014 - Updated Slovakian series with data to the end of 2013 provided by the Slovak Hydrometeorological Institute.

March 2014 - Updated UK series with 2012 data provided by the National Climate Information Centre in Exeter.

Februari 2014 - Series of Sarajevo and Bjelasnica (Bosnia and Herzegovina) have been updated, new data included for Bihac, Tuzla, Mostar and Livno.

Februari 2014 - Ukranian series updated to 2012/12/31.

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ECA&D and WMO

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ECA&D forms the backbone of the climate data node in the Regional Climate Centre (RCC) for WMO Region VI (Europe and the Middle East) since 2010. The data and information products contribute to the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS).

 

Participants and data

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Today, ECA&D is receiving data from 62 participants for 62 countries and the ECA dataset contains 37162 series of observations for 12 elements at 7860 meteorological stations throughout Europe and the Mediterranean (see Daily data > Data dictionary). 61% of these daily series can be downloaded from this website for non-commercial research and education. Participation to ECA&D is open to anyone maintaining daily station data. If you want to join please contact us. See our data policy for more details.

 

E-OBS gridded dataset

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E-OBS version 9.0 has been released. E-OBS is a daily gridded observational dataset for precipitation, temperature and sea level pressure in Europe based on ECA&D information. The full dataset covers the period 1950-01-01 until 2013-06-30. It has originally been developed as part of the ENSEMBLES project (EU-FP6) and is now maintained and elaborated as part of the EURO4M project (EU-FP7).

 

Involvement

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ECA&D has close links with the projects and initiatives below.

Meteoalarm   International Surface Temperature Initiative   EURO4M   ENSEMBLES   MILLENNIUM   ACRE   ETCCDI   EEA   Copernicus/GMES   AOPC  


Joint research projects exist between ECA&D and the following institutes or initiatives

MEDARE Initiative   ETH   JRC   SMHI  

 

 

Contact us

ECA&D Project Team
Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI)

P.O. Box 201
3730 AE De Bilt
The Netherlands
e-mail: eca@knmi.nl
fax: + 31 30 2204614

Staff:

Aryan van Engelen

Albert Klein Tank

Gerard van der Schrier

Else van den Besselaar

Conny Schiks

Robert Leander

Gé Verver

 

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Studio KNMI

 

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