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2nd Copernicus Climate Change Symposium of Climate Series for the Energy Sector, Paris

Last week Martin Williams, Technical Director for Marine and Coastal Risk Management, attended the 2nd Copernicus Climate Change Symposium on Climate Services for the Energy Sector. The two-day event was held at the prestigious French Ministry for an Ecological and Solidary Transition (la Defense) in Paris and was attended by over 100 researchers, academics, students and consultants. Image: Le Defense, Paris Symposium overview The symposium aimed to showcase the work conducted by the Clim4Energy and European Climatic Energy Mixes (ECEM) demonstrator projects, which are part of the EU’s Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S). During the event delegates were able to: Connect with experts in t

Software for Society: Tackling Climate Change with Code

Heather Norton, Software Developer, is presenting on ForeCoast® Marine at the CodeMill Digital Skills event on Thursday 8 March. Most people are aware that the earth is warming, and that our society needs to make significant changes in order to stop it. This can seem like an impossible task outside of the scale of anyone’s everyday life. Heather’s presentation will demonstrate how our powerful metocean forecasting and planning software, ForeCoast® Marine, is tackling a piece of this problem. ForeCoast® Marine The most comprehensive metocean risk management tool available, ForeCoast® Marine enables weather downtime strategies to be optimised at every phase of a project, thereby reducing costs

Venice: A meeting of minds

Last month, Mark Lawless (JBA Director), Martin Williams (Technical Director, Marine and Coastal) and I (Heather Norton, Software Developer) flew to Venice to attend a project workshop for the Copernicus C3S Contract, part of the EU’s Copernicus programme. We were joined by our fellow consortium members from Stichting Deltares (Netherlands), Danish Meteorological Institute (Denmark), National Research Council - Institute of Marine Sciences (Italy) and University College Cork (Ireland). As part of the Contract, each consortium member is tasked with considering how metocean conditions will impact operations within a range of marine industries. Over the past few months, the project team has eng

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