Developments in Seasonal Forecasts at ECMWF

Magdalena Alonso Balmaseda 


ECMWF is involved in wide range of activities aiming at the production of reliable seasonal forecasts: historical ocean reanalysis, development of coupled models, ensemble generation, multimodel forecasts, calibration and combination or multi-model products. This talk provides an overview of recent developments in some of these areas, with special focus on the description of the components and behaviour of next operational seasonal forecasting system (SYSTEM 3).