ESSL Testbed

The ESSL Testbed is an annually returning event with the aim to enhance severe weather forecasting across Europe. The Testbed provides:

  • forecaster training
  • evaluation of forecasting tools
  • a platform for international interaction for researchers and forecasters.

Upcoming:  ESSL Testbed 2020

June/July 2020 ESSL Research and Training Centre Wiener Neustadt, Austria

Past Testbeds

Edition Period Location
June/July 2019 ESSL Research and Training Centre Wiener Neustadt, Austria
June/July 2018 ESSL Research and Training Centre Wiener Neustadt, Austria
5 – 9 Jun, 19 – 23 Jun, 26 – 30 Jun and 3 – 7 Jul 2017 ESSL Research and Training Centre Wiener Neustadt, Austria
6 June – 8 July 2016 ESSL Research and Training Centre
Wiener Neustadt, Austria
25 May – 26 June 2015 ESSL Research and Training Centre
Wiener Neustadt, Austria
2 – 27 June 2014 ESSL Research and Training Centre
Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Testbed2013
1 – 26 July 2013 ESSL Research and Training Centre
Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Testbed2012
4 June – 6 July 2012 ESSL Research and Training Centre
Wiener Neustadt, Austria

Public reports

The following report(s) were chosen by the Testbed partner to be disseminated publicly:

NWC-SAF (2017)

Trivia

Video of DWD participants on the occasion of the 10 YEARS ESSL celebration in 2016 (wmv file, 270 MB)

Video of the ESSL testbed staff in reaction to the DWD video above (mp4 file, 394 MB)