Vision and goals

Our vision

The CORDEX vision is to advance and coordinate the science and application of regional climate downscaling through global partnerships.



  1. To better understand relevant regional/local climate phenomena, their variability and changes, through downscaling.
  2. To evaluate and improve regional climate downscaling models and techniques
  3. To produce coordinated sets of regional downscaled projections worldwide
  4. To foster communication and knowledge exchange with users of regional climate information