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Name
Meteo France, DP/SERV/FDP
Address
DIRECTION DE LA PRODUCTION 42, avenue G. Coriolis
Zipcode
31057
City
TOULOUSE CEDEX
Country
France
Phone
+33 (0)5 61 07 80 80
Fax
+33 (0)5 61 07 80 79
Centre Website
http://www.meteo.fr/

organisation profile

The department of Production (DP) of Meteo-France is one of the elements of the center of Weather-France established in Toulouse. The center of telecommunication, which is an important node of the system of telecommunication of the World Weather Organization, allows to treat in real time the weather informations of the earth. The data are introduced into a data processing sequence including a super calculator Fujitsu VPP5000 on which complex software of simulation of the atmosphere function in routines. That is used to establish forecasts up to 7 days in advance, which are sent directly to certain users and are distributed to the local services of Weather-France, where they are formatted and are adapted to the microclimates of each area. The DP prepares specialized forecasts for many economic sectors: marine, aviation, energy management, control of pollution. In general, the center is at the disposal of all the French researchers meteorologists who enjoy a tool allowing them to be competitive in the international scientific community. The center is also equipped with an ultramodern system of data archiving of great capacity, which is used to keep the memory of the climate, in France and around the world. The DP includes the departments of Forecast (DPREVI), climatology (DCLIM), the Center of Space Meteorology for the management of the data of weather satellites and the department in charge of the interface with the users.

results in other services

  • Cruise summary report (CSR)
  • Marine environmental research project (EDMERP)
  • Marine environmental databases (EDMED)
  • Ocean observing systems (EDIOS)

edmo metadata

EDMO record id
514
Collating centre
Ifremer, Scientific Information Systems for the sea (SISMER)
Latest update
19 March 2008 9:43:01 AM