The Royal Meteorological Institute is the Belgian National Meteorological Service (NMS). Its mission is to provide weather and climate services and to carry out research. The RMI is a Member State of the ECMWF and uses the model output of the ECMWF model IFS for its operational weather forecasts. The RMI is also a Partner of the ALADIN NWP consortium.
The RMI will contribute to various work packages and will co-lead WP3: Weather & Climate Benchmarks. Specifically,
- it will contribute with the delivery of a LAM EPS called RMI EPS and its radiation scheme, and
- it will carry out research and development on the verification and validation methods.