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How will the climate be impacted by future changes to the Arctic's sea ice and snow cover?

This is a key issue in a newly established research project that will examine climate change in the Arctic over the next 30 years. The study will show how the reduced amounts of sea ice and snow...
Updated: 09 April 2014

European Meteorological Institutes gather in Norrköping

Representatives from 29 national weather services are gathered in Norrköping this week. The Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, SMHI, hosts a meeting for Eumetnet.

Updated: 08 April 2014

Climate change – this could be the situation in Europe in 30 years time

In the early 2040s, average global temperatures could have risen two degrees above pre-industrial levels. A research project that examines the effects of a two degree increase in temperature...
Updated: 07 April 2014

Increased knowledge of climate change in the Arctic

Changed wind patterns and varying circulation in the ocean affect the future of the Arctic. Researchers have ascertained this after nearly four years of work in a multidisciplinary project to...
Updated: 31 March 2014

SMHI develops forecasts for the solar energy sector

Short-term forecasts for direct solar radiation will be developed by researchers from the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute within the framework of a European research project on...
Updated: 12 March 2014