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The Met Office's research and development activities aim to improve the accuracy of our forecast services and the efficiency with which they can be produced. This enables our customers to benefit from the progressive international advancement of weather forecasting techniques. The main focus for delivery of improvements is through improving our Unified Model system.

The Met Office is involved in many areas of research and development in the fields of atmospheric and oceanic sciences and observations.


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Numerical weather prediction (NWP) is the process of obtaining an objective forecast of the future state of the atmosphere by running a computer model.
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The Met Office is involved in several international projects, each having the common objectives of sharing information and obtaining better understanding of the atmosphere.
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