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Reducing sources of uncertainty in climate projections at local scales

A recent study in Earth's Future by C2SM community members Simone Fatichi and Paolo Burlando, quantifies sources of uncertainty in future climate projections at local scales.  They find both irreducible and reducible uncertainties, with important implication for future decision-making.     Read more 


A stronger decline in future land carbon uptake

As part of the C2SM project CarboCount CH,  Stefanos Mystakidis and colleagues find a stronger decline in future land carbon uptake than previously thought. Their findings are published this week in Global Change Biology. Read more 


An unexpected climate response to high emissions

Thomas Frölicher, C2SM community member, reports on a new study this week in Nature Climate Change by Tokarska et al., showing that the relatively constant ratio of global temperature change to cumulative emissions is likely to hold even for very high carbon emissions.   Read more 


Heini Wernli awarded an ECMWF Fellowship

Heini Wernli, Professor of Atmospheric Dynamics at IAC and C2SM member, has been awarded a prestigious three-year Fellowship from ECMWF  Read more 


MeteoSwiss launches its new forecast model COSMO-1

MeteoSwiss' new high resolution forecast model COSMO-1 is now in operation, and runs on the GPU-based supercomputer Piz Kesch at CSCS.   Read more 


2016 Special Seminar Series about Greenhouse Gas Fluxes and Sinks.
The MAIOLICA II project and C2SM jointly organise a special seminar series about Greenhouse Gas Fluxes and Sinks (PDF, 1.1 MB).  

Upcoming talk: 04 July 2016, 16:15, CHN P12: Philippe Ciais, Observed regional carbon budgets imply reduced soil heterotrophic respiration.

Upcoming course: MPI/OpenMP, August 22-25 2016: ETH Scientific IT Services (SIS) "Introductory course in parallel programming with MPI/OpenMP", given by Dr. Rolf Rabenseifner, HLRS. 

More events and seminars can be found here.


Research projects under the umbrella of C2SM investigate the climate system and its components at various spatio-temporal scales.


C2SM provides support in several aspects, including climate modeling, scientific visualization, climate data, and activities related to outreach and education.


C2SM contributes to the organisation of summer schools and master programs, and provides technical training in areas related to climate modeling and data.

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