C2SM combines the expertise in climate modeling and data of five partner institutions into one scientific and technical network.
C2SM fosters research across disciplines for a better understanding of the climate and weather systems.
The carbon cycle is investigated through two large projects focusing on carbon dioxide and methane.
The new Sinergia project crCLIM will develop convection-resolving climate modeling capability for the next generation of supercomputing architectures.
C2SM and partner institutions organise the 2015 Swiss Climate Summer School, which will focus on extreme events in the climate system.
More than half of hot extremes due to climate change according to a recent study by Erich Fischer and Reto Knutti.
C2SM member Tapio Schneider led a team of scientists that showed that global warming tends to reduce temperature variability.
High-resolution simulations conducted by C2SM members on CSCS supercomputers investigate future heavy summertime precipitation.
Dr. Katherine Silverthorne Osterried has joined C2SM in February to lead the C2SM activities related to regional climate modeling.
C2SM community member Alexander Haumann led a team of scientists that explained the increase in Antarctic sea-ice cover over the past few decades.
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Research projects under the umbrella of C2SM investigate the climate system and its components at various spatio-temporal scales. Read more
2015 Swiss Climate Summer School: Extreme events and climate
Seminar Series: Greenhouse gas fluxes and sinks
C2SM provides support in several aspects, including technical support with respect to climate and data modeling, and activities related to outreach and education. Read more
C2SM contributes to the organisation of Summer Schools and Master programs, and provides technical training in areas related to climate modeling and data. Read more