The WCRP ESGF Training Workshop for CORDEX Asia Was Held in NUIST


    On the morning of December 4, the opening ceremony of the WCRP ESGF Training Workshop for CORDEX Asia, which was sponsored by Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences and Monsoon Asia Integrated Regional Study and organized by WMO RTC Nanjing, was held in NUIST. Vice President of NUIST Niu Shengjie, Dr. Ai Likun, Director of International Program of Monsoon Asia Integrated Regional Study, Dr. Michael Kolax from Swedish Institute of Meteorological and Hydrological, Dr. Nicolas Carenton from French Institute Pierre-Simon Laplace attended the workshop and delivered speeches. Prof. Wang Suchun, Executive Deputy Director of WMO RTC Nanjing presided over the opening ceremony. 

    On behalf of NUIST, Vice President Niu Shengjie extended his warm welcome and sincere gratitude to all the experts. He introduced the history, characteristics of NUIST, the achievements scored in recent years, as well as the progresses WMO RTC Nanjing has made in meteorological and hydrological training recently. He believed that this workshop would provide an effective communication platform for establishing the Earth System Grid Federation.

    Dr. Ai Likun, Dr. MICHAEL KOLAX and Dr. NICOLAS CARENTON expressed their gratitude to WMO RTC Nanjing for assisting to hold this workshop.

    The experts dispatched by World Climate Research Program systematically introduced the ESGF pattern, data centers establishment under ESGF pattern, CORDEX data quality control, ESGF pattern data centers and user experience.