The WCRP ESGF Training workshop for CORDEX Asia was Held at NUIST 

On the morning of Dec.4th, the opening ceremony of “The WCRP ESGF Training workshop for CORDEX Asia” was held at NUIST, which was hosted by Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences and Monsoon Asia Integrated Regional Study, organized by WMO RTC Nanjing. Vice President of NUIST Niu Shengjie, Director of International Program of Monsoon Asia Integrated Regional Study Dr. Ai Likun, Dr. Michael Kolax from Swedish Institute of Meteorological and Hydrological, Dr. Nicolas Carenton from French Institute Pierre-Simon Laplace attended the meeting and delivered speechs. The Deputy Director of the WMO RTC, Wang Suchun presided over the opening ceremony.  

On behalf of the NUIST, Vice President Niu Shengjie showed a warm welcome and sincere appreciation to the experts. He introduced the the University history, the University’s characteristics and achievements of NUIST, as well as achievements of WMO RTC Nanjing in meteorological hydrological training recent years. He said, this workshop would provide an effective communication platform in introduction to Earth System Grid Federation.
Director of International Program of Monsoon Asia Integrated Regional Study Dr.Ailikun, Dr. MICHAEL KOLAX and Dr. NICOLAS CARENTON expressed their gratitude to WMO RTC Nanjing which assisted to hold this workshop.
In this workshop, the experts dispatched by World Climate Research Program will make a system introduction about ESGF pattern introduction, data centers establishment under ESGF pattern, CORDEX data quality control, ESGF pattern data centers and user experience. And the participants will have the computer operation training.