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Wind farms have negligible impact on climate

Wind turbines in large wind farms cause only slight changes in temperature, cloud and rainfall in the region of the wind farms. Globally, the change is negligible. Therefore, there should not be any fear that the operation of wind farms increases climate change.

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Development of a new method for spring flood forecasts progressing

How the spring flood will develop is of interest to both the hydropower industry and for society's planning to manage flooded rivers. Researchers at the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, SMHI, have developed a new method to produce forecasts of spring floods.

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Weather insights good for sales

There is a correlation between weather and sales. The business agreement between the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI) and Coop Logistics has now been extended and expanded. Through close collaboration and the processing of large datasets, SMHI now delivers sales forecasts for Coop's range of barbecue products.

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The Baltic Sea Region’s climate is presented in a new book

The Baltic Sea Region will become significantly warmer in the future. There is now a new compilation which describes the Baltic Sea Region’s climate, how it has changed to date and expected developments until the year 2100. It involves an increase of the sea level, coastal erosion and effects on urban areas.

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BalticAPP is set to collect information about the environmental state of the Baltic Sea

An upcoming mobile app will give the general public vital information about the state of the environment in the Baltic Sea. Thanks to this app, anyone will be in a position to assess the state of the environment at a given location. The three-year BONUS project BalticAPP has the task of developing the tool.

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