Wednesday, June 28, 2017

North American Ensemble Forecast System (NAEFS)

The North American Ensemble Forecast System (NAEFS) NACSP Focus Area will improve Operational day 1-16 predictions for North America by combining different Ensemble Prediction Systems into a super Ensemble. Objectives of this activity are:

  • Ensemble forecast system comparison
  • Exchange higher resolution (0.5 degree) ensemble forecast data
  • Development/improvement of common post process for multi-model ensemble
  • Development and assessment specialized products useful for decision makers (e.g. probabilistic forecasts)
  • Expand the Data exchange to the Regional Ensemble Systems

Relevant Links:
U.S. NOAA, NWS National Centers for Environmental Predictions (NCEP)

About the North American Climate Services Partnership (NACSP)

The NACSP is an innovative trilateral partnership between the U.S., Mexico and Canada. This partnership was established to respond to an increasing demand for accessible and timely scientific data and information in order to make informed decisions and build resilience in our communities.


United States: Meredith Muth
Mexico: Martin Ibarra
Canada: Chantale Cote