ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes

The Climdex project is currently led, maintained and funded by the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes (CLEX). CLEX is a consortium of five Australia universities funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC). It conducts world-class research into the processes within the climate system that cause climate extremes.

UNSW Climate Change Research Centre

Climdex was originally developed and maintained by researchers at the Climate Change Research Centre (CCRC) at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), who also contributed to the development of the datasets made available by Climdex. CCRC currently hosts key members of the Climdex project team.

Met Office Hadley Centre

The Met Office Hadley Centre is a key partner in the development of datasets made available by Climdex. The Centre is one of the UK's foremost climate change research centres. It carries out world leading research to provide climate science and services.

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information

The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) Centre is a key provider of data to Climdex. NCEI is the US’s leading authority for environmental data, and manages one of the largest archives of atmospheric, coastal, geophysical, and oceanic research in the world.

World Meteorological Organization

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) supports the development of the climpact software and indices which are used to create climdex datasets. This is currently done under the auspices of the Expert Team on Climate Information for Decisionmaking. WMO is a specialized agency of the United Nations dedicated to the international coordination of weather and climate operations.

World Climate Research Program

The World Climate Research Program (WCRP) supports research developments and science delivery of the climdex datasets through the Global weather and climate Extremes Platform (GEP). GEP is a key activity within WCRP’s core project Regional Information for Society (RIfS). WCRP coordinates and facilitates international climate research to develop, share, and apply the climate knowledge that contributes to societal well-being.

Green Climate Fund

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) – a critical element of the historic Paris Agreement - is the world’s largest climate fund, mandated to support developing countries raise and realize their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) ambitions towards low-emissions, climate-resilient pathways.

Former partners

Climdex was originally funded by the Australian Research Council and the Australian Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency through Linkage project LP100200690 and in collaboration with the University of Melbourne and Environment Canada.