the climatedata factory Blog

Quick reads about company news, product updates, workshops, projects and thematic articles. 

December 2, 2023
TCDF in WMO article on Climate Services based on Climate Predictions and Projections

A WMO magazine article, titled "Climate Services based on Climate Predictions and Projections" published on November 23rd,  mentions our high-resolution climate projections project sponsored by the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) were we address the need for higher-resolution climate projections. By downscaling CMIP projections to approximately 9 km over Europe, using advanced techniques, the project […]

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June 5, 2023
Using ECMWF's Forecasts (UEF 2023)

We are invited to present at the Using ECMWF’s Forecasts' (UEF 2023) in Reading (UK) on June 5-8th, 2023, the challenges we face in developing an AI-Enhanced operational demonstrator of sub-seasonal and seasonal forecasting of detection and attribution of heatwaves and warm nights we develop in in the H2020 CLINT project The 'Using ECMWF’s Forecasts' (UEF […]

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February 10, 2023
Fire Weather Index projections now available

High-resolution Fire Weather Index projections are now available for physical risk assessments and climate impact studies. They are available for 5 Earth System Models and 3 emissions scenarios (or Shared Socioeconomic Pathways, SSP1-2.6, SSP2-4.5 and SSP5-8.5) at a spatial resolution of 0.1°x0.1° (about 10 km x 10 km) worldwide and are ow part of our Ready-to-use […]

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December 14, 2022
"Startup to watch" by Sifted

Recognized as a noteworthy player in the startup landscape as a climate data provider of climate projections and climate forecast, we earned the distinguished title of a "startup to watch" from Sifted, a premier media platform dedicated to delivering unparalleled insights into European startup news and analysis, under the esteemed banner of the Financial Times. […]

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November 9, 2022
Climate projections now in CARTO's Data Observatory

We are happy to announce that our Ready-to-use climate projections are now available in CARTO's Data observatory. The Data Observatory is a spatial data platform that enables users to augment their data with the latest and greatest in spatial data. With a catalog of thousands of spatial datasets from public and premium sources that have […]

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September 27, 2022
Climateurope 2 - Fostering the science-society dialogue

On 27 and 28 September 2022, the Horizon Europe project Climateurope 2 - Supporting and standardising climate services in Europe and beyond kick started in the Euro-Mediterranean Center of Climate Change (CMCC)’s headquarters in Lecce (Italy). More than 90 researchers and climate change professionals gathered in this two-day meeting that shaped the main actions of […]

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September 19, 2022
3rd WMO Workshop on Operational Climate Prediction

On September 20-23rd, 2022, we will attend the 3rd WMO Workshop on Operational Climate Prediction in Lisbon (Portugal). We will present the challenges we face in developing an AI-Enhanced operational demonstrator of sub-seasonal and seasonal forecasting of detection and attribution of heatwaves and warm nights we will implement in the H2020 CLINT project. The WMO […]

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September 13, 2022
Copernicus Climate Change Service General Assembly

This week, we are attending the Fifth Copernicus Climate Change Service  General Assembly that brings together contractors and users to be informed and discuss service evolution. The event is spread across three days  (13 - 15 September at The Hague) and  consists of plenary sessions, poster sessions and networking opportunities, with speakers and panelists from leading […]

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May 18, 2022
Landslide risk projections at high-resolution

We are preparing a high-resolution (0.1° x 0.1°, about 10x10 km) Landslide Risk Index dataset and have now completed the projection of the 5 climate models for emission scenario Shared Socioeconomic Pathway 5-8.5 (SSP5-8.5). Two other SSPs (SSP1-2.6 and SSP2-4.5) are underway. The full dataset will be available late 2022 to be used in forward […]

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