C2SM News


Nature Communications study presents extreme precipitation projections over Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria in East Africa is known to be stormy at night, with thousands of fishermen dying each year. A new study investigates the controls on extreme thunderstorms over the lake and projects their future change. Read more 


Piz Daint is a world leader

After an extensive hardware upgrade at the end of last year, the CSCS supercomputer Piz Daint is now the most powerful mainframe computer outside Asia. With a peak performance in excess of 20 petaflops, it will enable pioneering research in Switzerland and Europe. C2SM partners rank under the top users of Piz Daint in the field of weather and climate research. Read more 


SGM-C2SM Weather & Climate Communication Media Workshop

The Swiss Society of Meteorology (Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Meteorologie (SGM)) and the Center for Climate Systems Modeling (C2SM) are organising the SGM-C2SM Media and Climate Communication Workshop 2017. Read more 


New supercomputers allow convection-resolving climate simulations

ETH scientists perform a Pan-European climate simulation using a computational mesh fine enough to simulate thunderstorms and rain showers. Read more 


Two job vacancies as Scientific Software Developers

Together with the Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss and the Scalable Parallel Computing Laboratory (SPCL) we are searching for two Scientific Software Developers. Read more 


Starkniederschläge besser regional voraussagen

Eine Studie entschlüsselt, weshalb Starkniederschläge nicht überall gleich stark zunehmen. Sie legt damit einen Grundstein für verbesserte regionale Klimavorhersagen. Read more 

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