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Below is a list of known meteorological agencies producing long-range forecasts and participating in the SVSLRF project.
Agencies that have submitted results are displayed in red. A more detailed description of the forecasting system
used by the centres which have submitted is available here

Centre Model No. of members Range Initial conditions
         
ECMWF T95L40, coupled 40 6 months 5 ocean analyses with SST
        perturbations + Stop
IRI multimodel: t.b.d. >30 6 months LAF
         
Beijing T63L16 coupled 8 Season LAF
         
Lima CCM3 Coupled, 12 6 months Perturbed SST
         
Melbourne T47L17 Coupled(ACOML) 30 8 months LAF
         
Montreal T63L23, T32L10 12 100 days 24 hour LAF, two models
         
Pretoria COLA T30L28 10 using 6 months 12-hour LAF using NCEP data
    forecast SSTs    
    10 using    
    persisted SSTs    
Sao Paulo T62L28 25 6 months Random OP
INPE/CPTEC        
         
Seoul T106L21 20 130 days BGM
  T106L21 20 7 months BGM
         
Tokyo T63L40 31 120/210 days SV
Toulouse GM ARPEGE- Climat T63L31 10 129 days LAF
         
Washington T62L28 20 7 months BGM
         
Met Office, Exeter GloSea (version of HadCM3) 41 6 months 5 ocean analyses with
  Atmosphere: 2.5lat x 3.75lon x 19 vert lev     instantaneous SST perturbations
  Ocean: 1.25 x 1.25 (0.28 lat in tropics)      
  x 40 vertical levels      
         

GM = Global Model
LAM = Limited Area Model (resolution coarser or equal to 36 km)
MSM = Meso Scale Model (resolution finer than 36 km)
Perturbation technique for ensemble prediction systems:
SV = Singular Vectors, BGM = Breeding of Growing Modes, LAF = Lagged Average Forecasts,
StoP =Stochastic Physics, OP=Observation Perturbations

   
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