ERA-NET Cofund for Climate Services

The ERA-NET Consortium “European Research Area for Climate Services”, so-called ERA4CS, has been designed to boost the development of efficient Climate Services in Europe, by supporting research for developing better tools, methods and standards on how to produce, transfer, communicate and use reliable climate information to cope with current and future climate variability.

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ERA4CS - Additional Activity - Climate Services - Synergies, Gaps and Challenges An interactive workshop, organised by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), in partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Ireland, and the Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR) Italy was held in Brussels on 2-3 February 2017, and attracted 40 representatives from Europe with diverse interests in climate services and in furthering understanding of related issues and efforts needed to address them. Participants included researchers, members of research networks and practitioners within the climate service community). The report of the workshop now is available.
JPI Climate Central Secretariat, Thursday 23 March 2017
ERA4CS at ICCS5 (Fifth International Conference on Climate Services) The Fifth International Conference on Climate Services has been started. The overarching theme of the Conference is Innovation and Capacity Building.
JPI Climate Central Secretariat, Tuesday 28 February 2017
ERA4CS Workshop held on Climate Services ERA4CS workshop was held in Brussels aiming to draw on the information and initial analysis completed to date on the identified gaps, synergies and redundancies in climate services research and innovation.
JPI Climate Central Secretariat, Wednesday 15 February 2017
Results of the first step of the ERA4CS Joint Call The 2 topics of the call closed on 30 June and 15 July. In total, 66 pre-proposals have been submitted and they will be now evaluated. Successful submissions will be invited soon for the second step.
JPI Climate Central Secretariat, Tuesday 30 August 2016
Join the ERA4CS network of climate services providers Is your organization offering climate services? We invite you to join our network of climate services providers and share your expertise and experiences with us.
JPI Climate Central Secretariat, Monday 29 August 2016

Recent documents

ERA4CS leaflet
JPI Climate Central Secretariat,
Programme Side event AF2016 At the occasion of the start of a large 72k M€ project dedicated to user-oriented climate services ERA4CS, JPI Climate, an intergovernmental initiative of major European research funding bodies cordially invites you to a workshop on the potential contribution of climate science to risk management strategies in the private sector.
JPI Climate Central Secretariat,
ERA4CS Joint Call text The overall objective of this call is to enhance user adoption of and satisfaction with Climate Services (incl. adaptation services). Improving the quality of Climate Services is also within the scope of this call.
JPI Climate Central Secretariat,
Pre-announcement of ERA4CS call This announcement is preliminary. Specific details might change
JPI Climate Central Secretariat,