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Prize to article in Hydrology Research

HydrologyClimate

Researchers at SMHI received the award for the best article in the journal Hydrology Research. The article describes how information from climate simulations can be adapted to develop scenarios for water flow and water balance in a future climate.

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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.

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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.

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Successful start for Hydrological Open Source Community

Hydrology

The HYPE Open Source Community is now open to anyone interested in
hydrology, for cooperative code development. The community was successfully launched recently.

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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.

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Open Source Community for hydrologists

HydrologyClimate

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

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Baltic Sea environment visualized during EU Commission forum

HydrologyOceanography

What causes eutrophication in the Baltic Sea? What are the future scenarios for the ocean? Ocean environment issues will be illustrated in a visualization dome theatre during EU Commission forum in Gdansk, October 24-26th.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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