We work for a more resilient and sustainable society

co-producing climate and air quality services

ABOUT US

The Earth System Services (ESS) group is an interdisciplinary team of experienced researchers and young talents covering all aspects of climate and air quality sciences. The group conducts interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research to enhance the societal value of weather and climate prediction services, atmospheric composition and global health by actively engaging with society, decision- and policymakers to exchange knowledge and develop user-oriented services.

OUR TEAMS

Climate Services

Climate Services

Air Quality Services

Air Quality Services

Knowledge Integration

Knowledge Integration

Global Health Resilience

Global Health Resilience

OUR WORK

4C

Climate-carbon interactions in the current century

VitiGEOSS

Vineyard tools based on Earth observations and in-field sensors

FOCUS-Africa

Climate services in the Southern African Development Community

OPERATIONAL

CALIOPE

Operational air quality forecast system

NEWS

May 21, 2024

The Seasonal Hurricane Predictions platform run by BSC calls for an extremely active Atlantic hurricane season

The Barcelona Supercomputing Center, in collaboration with other institutions, manages a platform that compiles forecasts for the North Atlantic tropical cyclone season from nearly 30 forecast centres from all over the world.

May 13, 2024

The 2024 Europe Report of the Lancet Countdown, led by BSC, warns urgent action is needed to protect health from climate change

It highlights the health impacts of climate change tend to be unevenly distributed, often reflecting intersecting patterns of socioeconomic development, marginalisation, and existing patterns of inequity.

May 8, 2024

BSC, a key player in the development of a digital twin to simulate future impacts of climate change on Earth

Destination Earth intends to develop highly accurate digital twins of the Earth system to support responding and adapting to the environmental challenges posed by climate change.

March 15, 2024

BSC contributes to the first European Climate Risk Assessment report

Three climate experts from the Barcelona Supercomputing Center took part in the preparation of the first report published by the European Environment Agency to highlight Europe's climate risks.

BSC is a public consortium made up of: