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Copernicus Climate Change Service releases ITTs

Production of Essential Climate Variable Datasets based on Earth Observations

ECMWF, as the Entrusted Entity for the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S), has issued the first tenders for the production of Essential Climate Variable (ECV) Datasets based on Earth Observations.  These products will help to establish a service delivering a series of gridded long-term Climate Data Records (CDRs) of Essential Climate Variables, along with the associated input data and user support functions. 

The ITT covers the following ECVs, and associated parameters, grouped under Oceanic (O), Terrestrial (T) and Atmospheric (A) domains:

— O.1: Sea Ice
— O.2: Sea Level
— O.3: Sea-Surface Temperature
— A.1: Ozone
— A.2: Aerosol Properties
— A.3: Greenhouse Gases (carbon dioxide and methane)
— T.1: Soil Moisture
— T.2: Glaciers and Ice Caps
— T.3: Albedo, Fapar and LAI

For details of the tenders please visit the ECMWF eProcurement Portal.