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CMCC Seasonal Prediction System: the new forecast maps are available

The new seasonal forecast maps developed by the CMCC Foundation Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC) are now available on…

Modelling potential oil spill of the stranded oil tanker in Venezuela

The FSO Nabarima, a huge oil tanker containing approximately 1.3 million barrels of crude oil, is at risk of causing…

Building the Generation Ocean in Italy

A hackathon to raise awareness about the key role of ocean for a healthier, more resilient and sustainable future. The…

The Medicane Ianos fingerprint sweeps across Greece

Two CMCC high-resolution forecasts and analysis systems clearly captured the path of Ianos while representing the impact of the Medicane…

Simulating the weathering and transport of the Mauritius oil spill

When an accident involving oil spill occurs, forecasting the behaviour of the oil slick and understanding in advance where and…

North Atlantic climate far more predictable following major scientific breakthrough

North Atlantic atmospheric pressure patterns, the key driving force behind winter weather in Europe and eastern North America, are highly…

Research Projects


  • SHYFEM - Shallow water HYdrodynamic Finite Element Model

    SHYFEM - Shallow water HYdrodynamic Finite Element Model is a package that…

    Cities & Coasts, Future Earth, Ocean.

  • Medslik-II

    The oil spill model code MEDSLIK-II, based on its precursor oil spill model…

    Cities & Coasts, Energy, Future Earth, Ocean.

  • SANIFS - Southern Adriatic Northern Ionian coastal Forecasting System

    CMCC-OPA division has been developing and maintaining the Southern Adriatic Northern Ionian…

    Cities & Coasts, Future Earth, Ocean.

  • CMCC-ESM - Earth System Model

    The Earth System Modeling Unit at ODA division is devoted to the…

    Future Earth, Ocean.

  • LIM

    LIM is a numerical model of sea ice designed for climate studies…

    Future Earth, Ocean.

  • Publications

    Preliminary Inter-comparison of AIS Data and Optimal Ship Tracks

    OPA - Ocean Predictions and Applications.

    Cities & Coasts, Jobs & Growth, Ocean.

    Reduced Extremes of Sub-daily Temperature Swings during the Boreal Summer in the Northern Hemisphere

    CSP - Climate Simulation and Prediction Division.

    Future Earth, Ocean, Water, Food and Land Use.

    VISIR-1.b: ocean surface gravity waves and currents for energy-efficient navigation

    OPA - Ocean Predictions and Applications.

    Cities & Coasts, Energy, Jobs & Growth, Ocean.

    Using canonical correlation analysis to produce dynamically based and highly efficient statistical observation operators

    ODA - Ocean modeling and Data Assimilation, OPA - Ocean Predictions and Applications.

    Future Earth, Ocean.

    Assessment of Climate Change Impacts in the North Adriatic Coastal Area. Part II: Consequences for Coastal Erosion Impacts at the Regional Scale

    Cities & Coasts, Ocean, Water, Food and Land Use.

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