François Counillon (NERSC)

François Counillon (NERSC)

François Counillon (NERSC)

Dr. François Counillon has extensive knowledge in applied data assimilation (DA), climate prediction and operational oceanography.

He is the lead developer of the Norwegian Climate Prediction Model that contributes to the WMO Lead Centre for Annual-to-Decadal Climate Prediction and will contribute to CMIP6 Decadal Prediction Project. He has also developed the TOPAZ V4 system (Arctic Marine Forecasting Centre in EU–Copernicus).

He is researcher at NERSC where he is the deputy leader of the Climate dynamics and prediction group and he has an adjunct associate professor position at University of Bergen.