National Centre for Atmospheric Science (CMS) – Blog

  • Rose/Cylc UM conversion course (5th May 2017)
    NCAS-CMS will be running a 1-day Rose/Cylc UM conversion course on Friday 5th May at Reading University. Rose & Cylc are the replacement user interface and job submission/control system for the UMUI for UM version 10.x. The course is aimed at those already familiar with running the UM under the... Read more »
  • CF Checker 3.0.0 Released
    A new version of the CF Checker has been released and is now available for download from Github (​ A distribution will also be available on PyPI soon. This is a major update to remove the dependency on CDAT; moving to use netcdf4-python instead. ... Read more »
  • UM Introduction Course (29-31 March 2017)
    NCAS-CMS will be delivering a 3-day course introducing new users to the Met Office Unified Model with the new Rose/cylc system. The course is a mix of practical exercises and informal lectures covering a range of topics including running suites, code management, file formats and troubleshooting common problems. The course will... Read more »
  • Christmas closure dates
    Due to the University of Reading closure during the Christmas and New Year period, CMS will be unavailable from 23 December, returning on 3 January. Any helpdesk queries or other issues will be dealt with when we return. We wish you all a happy holiday! ... Read more »
  • UM Training November 2016
    We recently ran the first, this academic year, of our popular 3 day UM Introduction courses. The course was attended by researchers from around the UK, as well as 3 participants from the US. For the first time the course focused entirely on running the UM through the Rose/cylc interface. Attendees... Read more »