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Name
European Centre for Research and Advanced Training in Scientific Computation (CERFACS)
Native name
Centre Européen de Recherche et de Formation Avancée en Calcul Scientifique
Address
4, avenue Gaspard Coriolis
Zipcode
31057
City
TOULOUSE CEDEX 01
Country
France
Phone
33(0)5 61 19 30 49
Fax
33(0)5 61 19 30 00

organisation profile

CERFACS (Centre Européen de Recherche et de Formation Avancée en Calcul Scientifique) is a research organization that aims to develop advanced methods for the numerical simulation and the algorithmic solution of large scientific and technological problems of interest for research as well as industry, and that requires access to the most powerful computers presently available. CERFACS is governed by a Conseil de Gérance with representatives from its shareholders, and benefits from the recommendations of its Scientific Council.

CERFACS has seven shareholders : CNES, the French Space Agency; EADS France, European Aeronautic and Defence Space Company; EDF, Electricité de France; Météo-France, the French meteorological service; ONERA, the French Aerospace Lab; SAFRAN, an international high-technology group; TOTAL, a multinational energy compagny.

CERFACS hosts interdisciplinary teams, both for research and advanced training that are comprised of: physicists, applied mathematicians, numerical analysts, and software engineers.

results in other services

  • Cruise summary report (CSR)
  • Marine environmental research project (EDMERP)

edmo metadata

EDMO record id
2666
Collating centre
Ifremer, Scientific Information Systems for the sea (SISMER)
Latest update
14 August 2014 11:17:21 PM