Aug 21, 2014

Goodbye MACC-II; hello MACC-III

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MACC-II officially finished on 31 July, but in collaboration with the Research Executive Agency (REA) of the European Commission we have put the MACC-III follow-on in place to bring us to April 2015. MACC-III is funded through the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme and will ensure that all the service lines and research & development of MACC-II will continue in preparation for the transition to the Copernicus operational phase. In parallel, ECMWF (co-ordinator of MACC-III) is negotiating with the Commission to set up a Delegation Agreement for the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service. Aim is to have full continuity of Services with as little disruption to our many users as possible.

In the mean time, MACC-II has produced some documents summarizing its products, user interaction, validation and progress towards full operations: