CMS provides direct funded and un-funded support for a range of projects.

Current Projects

Core Projects Funded Projects
ARCHER2 Transition? Making the transition from ARCHER to ARCHER2 Hydro-JULES
CF Python Ongoing developments in the exploitation of the CF Python data model ESiWACE2 (2019-22) Excellence in SImulation of Weather and Climate in Europe
CF Checker? Ongoing development of CF Compliance Checker
CF Plot CF Plot Development IMPALA and ParaCon Developing diagnostic capabalities for MONC (Met Office NERC cloud model)
RDF to JASMIN Data Transfer? Data Transfer service for the atmospheric community IS-ENES3 (2019-22) Infrastructure for the European Network for the Earth System Modelling – Phase 3
UM NetCDF Project working on modifying the UM to write CF-NetCDF output FASCINATE "Forecasting Air-Sea Coupled Interactions in Numerical weather prediction for Atmospheric Tropical Extremes"
HPC Allocations? Development of an online HPC allocations system
UKCA United Kingdom Chemistry and Aerosols project HRCM High Resolution Climate Modelling Project
UKESM (2013-21) UK Earth System Model Development CONTRAILS?
UM Training Development and delivery of hands-on UM training incorporating Rose/Cylc technology and coupled modelling

Previous Projects


Core Projects Funded Projects
ESiWACE (2016-18) Excellence in SImulation of Weather and Climate in Europe


Core Projects Funded Projects
Monsoon2 Monsoon upgrade to XCS IS-ENES2 (2013-17) The second InfraStructure for the European Network for Earth System Simulation project. Funded for 51 months FTE (2013-17)
NCAS Climate Summer School eCSE XIOS Implementation of XIOS in the Atmospheric Component of the Unified Model
ARCHER UM Module Environment Design and implementation of UM modules for ARCHER to facilitate the management of software upgrades VERA NERC Project to investigate impact of tropical forests on rainfall


Funded Projects
KPP Integrating MetUM-GOML into Rose (See also FASCINATE)
NEMOVAR A Rose-based ocean assimilation suite ported from the Met Office to MONSooN
Porting and optimising the UM
SWAMMA NERC project to set up SWAMMA 40km, 12km, and 4km UM runs; perform the integrations on ARCHER, manage the resulting data sets
INCOMPASS NERC/MoES project to improve the skill of rainfall prediction in operational weather & climate models


Core Projects Funded Projects
FEBBRAIO Two 100 model year runs of N512 ORCA 025 GC2 jobs INSPECT This is a NERC project “Improving simple climate models through process-based analysis of ocean heat uptake in AOGCMs and observations” (T.Kuhlbrodt, R Tailleux, J M Gregory)
MONSooN XC40 Installation, porting, and testing of UMs from the IBM MONSooN to the Cray MONSooN OpenIFS-local A local installation of OpenIFS for use in an MSc project and as a test case for possible wider use as a teaching tool
NOC- Mobilis 96 ORCA1 GC2 job is ported to NOC machine MOBILIS OpenIFS-ARCHER Installation of OpenIFS on ARCHER
GA Assessment Jobs Making the standard GA assessment jobs and data available to the NERC community CMS-GUNGHO - Preliminary investigation of Dynamo optimization on GPUs and MIC using OpenACC


Core Projects
Performance Modelling


Core Projects Funded Projects
HECToR to ARCHER Transition Making the transition from HECToR to ARCHER CLIMIP Climate Model Initialisation and Improvement using Particle Filter Code is a NERC funded project lead by PJ van Leeuwen at Reading University
UM Nesting Porting the Met Office's Nesting Suite to HECToR OpenIFS-IO Collaboration with ECMWF with the aim of implementing a more sophisticated I/O model in OpenIFS (on HECToR)
Rose (2013-) From UM vn9.0 onwards the UMUI will be replaced with Rose
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