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Including a climate perspective in Swedish marine planning

How the climate affects the sea is an important aspect of sustainable marine planning. The latest calculations of how a changed climate may affect the Baltic Sea and the North Sea will be incorporated into Sweden’s current marine planning.

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SMHI hosted climate course for key people from southern Africa

During end of 2019, SMHI held a three week course about climate; International Training Program (ITP), on site in Norrköping. 

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Report brings knowledge on green infrastructure in Nordic cities

Green spaces, parks and planting can help to create healthy cities that are sustainable in the long term. SMHI has worked with the City of Stockholm to create a knowledge base on green infrastructure. The report brings together knowledge and experience of using green infrastructure in climate …

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Changing conditions for plants in mountain chains

Will a changed climate and increased air pollution threaten the sensitive ecosystems of mountain chains? Are there also other threats, such as a greater risk of fires? These questions will be addressed by researchers in a project coordinated by SMHI.

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SMHI helps to determine phytoplankton species in the seas around Sweden

SMHI will be working together with Umeå University and KTH Royal Institute of Technology on a three-year project to evaluate high quality sequencing, or DNA barcoding, as a technique for quickly and reliably determining phytoplankton species in water samples. The project will study diversity, with …

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