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The Global-to-Regional-ICON project develops digital twins of the earth weather system with increased resolution over the Alpine (GLORI-A) and Mediterranean (GLORI-MED) regions based on the prediction capability of ICON. GLORI can run on heterogeneous GPU-CPU architecture at high resolution. It provides short-range global storm-resolving km-scale (~3 km horizontal) predictions using hybrid variational ensemble data assimilation. GLORI offers on-demand high resolution (~ 500m -1 km horizontal) predictions for the selected regions. Several use cases explore the application of GLORI DT in the area of river flooding, health, mineral dust, urban flooding and urban heat island. GLORI is a tri-lateral project with partners from Germany, Italy and Switzerland: Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD), Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ), Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Centro euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici (CMCC), Agenzia per la meteorologia e climatologia ItaliaMeteo (IM), HydroMeteoClimate Service of Arpae Emilia-Romagna (Arpae-SIMC), the Servizio meteorologico dell’Aeronautica Militare (MeteoAM) and the Swiss Federal Office for Meteorology and Climatology (MeteoSwiss). Together with Cineca the GLORI Team will connect its regional twin with the global Weather-Induced Extremes Digital Twin of DestinE using the Digital Twin Enging (DTE).

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