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Global Users in the COPERNICUS Climate Change Service (C3S)


Project timeline
September 2017
18 months
February 2019
General Information
On behalf of the European Commission, the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) is developing a Climate Data Store, which will make climate information freely available to users from 2018. GLORIOUS will demonstrate the users uptake of relevant and high-impact climate information from the Climate Data Store world-wide, addressing sectors such as health, safety, water-security, transport, biodiversity, tourism, agriculture and food production.
The GLORIOUS team consists of three partners including Hereon being experts in climate services and 8 champion users from multi-national companies and global organizations and 12 regional or local users from across the globe. The project will demonstrate real-world showcases for climate-change adaptation on each continent by providing and producing climate impact indicators and information with guidance in best practices.
Hereon is responsible for the quality assurance of the production of new climate impact indicators and the tailoring, including documentation and guidance. The achievements of GLORIOUS service will be integrated into the general Climate Data Store by the project end.
This is a tender in the frame of the COPERNICUS Climate Change Service (C3S) where Hereon has a subcontractor relationship with the lead contractor SMHI.
EU-Programme Acronym and Subprogramme AreaCOPERNICUS Climate Change Service (C3S)
Project TypeCOPERNICUS Tender
Contract NumberFramework Agreement 2017/C3S_422_Lot1
Co-ordinatorSMHI (SE)
Funding for the Project (€) Funding for Hereon (€)
Contact Person at Hereon Dr. Juliane Otto, Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS), Phone: +49 40 22633 8418; Elisabeth Viktor, Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS), Phone: +49 40 22633 8420
E-mail contact
Worldwide Europe

AGRHYMET Regional Centre (NE), Bureau of Meteorology Research Centre (AU), CIIFEN (EC), Climate Adaption Services CAS (NL), Heidelberg University, NCWQR (US), isardSAT (ES), Melnikov Permafrost Institute (RU), METEODAT GmbH (CH), National Institute of Hydrology (IN), NAWAPI - National Center for Water Resources Planning and Investigation (VN), Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SE), University of Costa Rica (CR), University of KwaZulu-Natal, Centre for Water Resources Research (ZA), Wageningen Universiteit (NL)
Copernicus Climate Change Service website
Last Update: 16. April 2021