About the Organisation
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.
Role in ESCAPE2
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.