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International conference on development of climate services as decision support tools

Rossby CentreClimate

The fifth international conference on climate services has just been summarized. The conference highlighted several important questions in the developing area around climate services, i.e. decision support from climate information useful for stakeholders in society.

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Adaptation to a changed climate benefits the forestry sector

Rossby CentreClimate

Knowledge of climate change affords the forestry sector an opportunity to adapt the planting of pine saplings. Climate change affects the forest’s growing conditions, but with the right knowledge and tools we can adapt the planting of new trees to both existing and future climate conditions.

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A climate atlas could provide support in adapting to a climate in change in Africa

Rossby CentreClimate

For several years, researchers from SMHI have been working with African researchers to gather knowledge on climate change in Africa. They now want to develop a climate atlas showing the regional effects of various climate scenarios as a support for important functions in society.

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Collaboration between researchers and users build well-used climate service

Rossby CentreClimate

A ten-year collaboration between SMHI and users around Sweden has created a climate service that describes climate changes in Sweden, Europe and the world. Close discussions between climate researchers and users have been the key to a well-used online tool. This work has now been documented in a …

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Regional climate conference concluded with springboard toward the future

HydrologyRossby CentreClimate

The theme for the global scientific conference ICRC CORDEX in 2016 was methods for describing climate from a regional perspective. More than 300 participants from 38 countries around the world discussed climate modelling, climate change, consequences and effects.

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How the climate could change in the Arctic and South Asia

Rossby CentreClimate

A climate scenario is a description of possible future climate development, in meteorological terms. SMHI's climate scenarios are now available for two new areas; the Arctic and South Asia.

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Climate researchers gather at international meeting in Stockholm

Rossby CentreClimate

What does global warming mean in different parts of the world? About 350 of the world's climate researchers are meeting in Stockholm to discuss detailed regional calculations of climate change, which are necessary to create supporting information for decisions on regional climate work. The ICRC …

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Display service for climate change - new calculations to explore

Rossby CentreClimate

In a web-based display service, SMHI is currently launching new imaging for climate change in different parts of the world. The service includes new climate scenarios for Africa, as well as calculations that show how global warming of + 2°C would affect the climate in Europe and Sweden.

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Global climate models developed for detailed knowledge of climate change

Rossby CentreClimate

Climate models are the tools used by researchers to investigate future developments in the climate. Researchers are now going to improve global climate models to learn more about climate change.

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SMHI receives funding for investment in climate services in Africa

Rossby CentreClimate

SMHI receives SEK 3 million for climate services in Africa. The money will be used to finance a preliminary study aimed at developing climate services and workshops on climate modelling and the effects of climate change. The funding comes from the Swedish Government, with the aim of helping …

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