The first ‘Summer of Weather Code’, an online program run by the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) has just finished.
The outcomes of this innovation program are truly novel, producing creative solutions to solve important weather-related software challenges.
Meteorology enthusiasts, start-ups, data scientists, and software developers were invited to team up with ECMWF mentors to work on innovative weather-related software.
240 people from all over the world submitted applications to the 13 proposed challenges.
From May to August, the five selected teams worked together with their ECMWF mentors on:
a GIS widget based on Leaflet