Climate Science provides the science capabilities to meet the requirements of a number of government and business customers.
We provide advice to underpin mitigation and adaptation policy formation and decision making. The programme has components involving the development of climate datasets based on observations; the use of these datasets in climate change monitoring and attribution; and the use of Earth System Models to make future predictions from months to centuries into the future.
Improving our understanding of the role of the oceans and the cryosphere (ice) in the climate system.
Research and development of skilful ensemble forecasts on seasonal to decadal timescales, for adaptation to climate variability and change