Research news

Climate variations for the last millennium

Climate

Variability and long-term climate change in the Baltic Sea region have been investigated in a 1000-year long climate model simulation.

Last updated:

Renewable energy can benefit from a changing climate

HydrologyClimate

A warmer and wetter climate may have positive feedback on renewable energy sources. Better conditions for hydropower and biomass energy can be expected. A new analysis has been performed by Nordic and Baltic researchers.

Last updated:

Climate study presented in Durban

HydrologyClimate

South Africa is one of the regions that will be affected the most by climate change. At COP17 in Durban SMHI will present a study on climate adaptation for eastern South Africa.

Last updated:

Open Source Community for hydrologists

HydrologyClimate

HYPE Open Source Community is now open to anyone interested in
hydrology, for cooperative code development.

Last updated:

Health project for eastern Africa

Climate

The Healthy Futures project will concentrate on infectious diseases as a result of climate change, in eastern Africa. SMHI will perform climate simulations and communicate the data to disease experts.

Last updated:

How clouds influence our climate – satellites could provide new answers

MeteorologyClimate

A warmer climate could affect cloudiness on our planet. However, a change in cloudiness could in turn have repercussions on the climate. Research to better monitor clouds is now being intensified using satellites.

Last updated:

Visualization of climate change and challenges for city planning

HydrologyClimate

A new production with visualization technology presents future climate and consequences for cities. Presentations of Urban Water Vision will be held in a Geodome at Stockholm Water Week.

Last updated:

Climate change affects groundwater

HydrologyClimate

Rising temperatures and more precipitation up to the turn of next century mean that parts of Sweden will have higher groundwater levels, while levels in the south-east of the country may decrease sharply. These are the findings of research carried out by SMHI, the Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU) …

Last updated:

Tools for floods and coasts

HydrologyOceanographyClimate

A new EU-project develops solutions for discharge and nutrients to coastal areas across Europe. The model OPERR will provide data for monitoring and forecasts of volume flow and nutrients in European rivers.

Last updated:

Updated climate model opens new doors

Climate

After several years’ work, SMHI’s high-resolution regional climate model has been updated to a new version. The new solutions now make it possible to project detailed climate scenarios around the world.

Last updated:

År

Månad

Research areas