Ongoing research project | 2010 to 2021
Climate Modelling User Group (CMUG) an ESA funded project within its Climate Change Initiative (CCI).
The purpose of CMUG is provide support for and independent assessment of the various Essential Climate Variable (ECV) products generated in separate CCI projects. The project is currently running the Phase 1 of the CCI extended programme (CCI+). ECMWF is a partner in CMUG, which is led by the Met Office, together with MPI, BSC, LMD, UPMC, DLR, SMHI and Meteo-France.
The overall objective of the CCI is to:
“Realize the full potential of the long-term global Earth Observation (EO) archives that ESA together with its Member states have established over the last thirty years, as a significant and timely contribution to the Essential Climate Variable (ECV) databases required by the United Nations Framework of Climate Change Convention (UNFCCC)”.