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Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute

NEWS

11 November 2014

Coastal Radar - Scandinavian cooperation in the Skagerrak

SMHI is installing a high frequency coastal radar system at two sites along the coast of Bohus -Måseskär and Väderöarna. The radar system will measure surface currents in the Skagerrak and will also be used to discover or locate vessels.

05 November 2014

Research project has developed tools for future hydrology

During a long-standing project, researchers have developed tools which provide new and improved opportunities to work with future hydrology, climate effects and climate adaptation. It has resulted in new knowledge about how future climate can affect the water surrounding us.

15 October 2014

International Project Office for Regional Climate Modelling at SMHI

SMHI has been named as the host of a new International Project Office for regional climate modelling. The Office will support the development of climate models and projections of future climate, facilitate cooperation between regions and countries, and promote knowledge exchange and capacity building with a particular focus on developing regions.

13 October 2014

ECDS now part of the World Data System

The International Science Council has approved Environment Climate Data Sweden’s (ECDS) application for membership of the ICSU World Data System (WDS). It is an international network of data centres that promotes universal access to research data.

01 October 2014

Hydrological model to support the countries around the Niger River

Heavy rainfall and dry spells are common in the countries surrounding the Niger River in West Africa. Researchers from SMHI in Sweden and the AGRHYMET regional centre in West Africa have jointly developed a tool which can provide a better quantification of the hydrological fluxes in the Niger River basin.

Climate scenarios

Scenariekarta

New scenarios

See new results from SMHI’s climate research at the Rossby Centre. Climate scenarios are presented on maps, as diagrams and as downloadable data.

Marine Environment

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Marine environment

SMHI monitors the marine environment. Current reports, factsheets, marine data and information about our research can be found here:

RESEARCH

Kiselalg växtplankton, vårblomning

Analysis tool for plankton data - Plankton Toolbox

As a part of the Swedish LifeWatch project SMHI has developed Plankton Toolbox, an open source stand-alone application which will make the analysis of large data sets on plankton biodiversity and abundance easier.

CORDEX logo

New international project office for the CORDEX project

SMHI has been named as the host of a new International Project Office for regional climate modelling. The Office will support the development of climate models and projections of future climate, facilitate cooperation between regions and countries, and promote knowledge exchange.

Data puff

Open access to data for research and development

Open access to data is a prerequisite to progress for both research and development of new products and services.

 

SERVICES

Havsstrand Seatrack web

Seatrack Web

Make forecasts of oil spill with hourly resolution and also track the discharge source.

Sol, vatten och frostig vass.

WebHyPro - Real time weather and water parameters

The system presents meteorological and hydrological observations, model calculations and forecasts in real time.

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Airviro - Air Quality Management system

Airviro is appreciated by hundreds of users at authorities and industries worldwide when improving their environmental management.