Contact information

See for general contact information.

Core development team

  • Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR), Institut für Physik der Atmosphäre, Germany (PI)

    ESMValTool Core PI and Developer: contact for requests to use the ESMValTool and for collaboration with the development team, access to the PRIVATE GitHub repository.

  • Alfred Wegener institute (AWI) Bremerhaven, Germany

  • Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), Spain

  • Netherlands eScience Center (NLeSC), The Netherlands

  • Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany

  • Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML), United Kingdom

  • Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI), Sweden

  • University of Reading, United Kingdom

Recipes and diagnostics

Contacts for specific diagnostic sets are the respective authors, as listed in the corresponding diagnostic documentation and in the source code.

User mailing list

The ESMValTool user mailing list is open for all general and technical questions on the ESMValTool, for example about installation, application, development, etc.

To subscribe send an email to with the following subject line:

  • subscribe esmvaltool


  • subscribe esmvaltool YOUR_FIRSTNAME YOUR_LASTNAME

The mailing list also has an public archive online.