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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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Restrictions on air pollution affect climate in Arctic

Air QualityClimate

Restrictions on emissions of air pollution could slow down climate change in the Arctic. The results would be faster than from a reduction in carbon dioxide emissions. The crucial factor, however, is which emissions should be reduced, because some air pollutants increase heating and others cool …

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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 project Switch-On taken up by the EU as particularly successful

Hydrology

SMHI's project Switch-On was noted by the EU as a particularly successful project at the GEO meeting in Mexico. The project uses open data to create services for water management in Europe, at the same time as it builds up a research infrastructure to promote cooperation between European …

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CORDEX International Conference for Regional Climate – call for abstracts

Climate

International Conference on Regional Climate-CORDEX 2016 will take place in Stockholm  17-20 May 2016. Deadline for abstracts is 30 november 2015, 17:00 CET.

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Need for climate change adaptation in the Indian-Himalayan region to secure water supplies

Hydrology

The capacity of the water storages will be affected due to climate change, impacting the hydrologic regime in low land areas. The Indian-Himalayan areas need to adapt to climate change securing sustainable development and combatting poverty.

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Relationship between air pollution, health and welfare will now be researched

Air Quality

Are certain groups in society more likely to suffer from disease and premature death due to air pollution in the Nordic countries? If this is the case, what significance does it have for the distribution of welfare in the Nordic countries? New Nordic research collaboration will try to come up with …

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More measurements will improve knowledge of the status of Europe's coastal waters

Oceanography

A new EU project will improve observations of the status of Europe's coastal waters, including algal blooms. Existing observation systems will be linked together and new methods will be developed. SMHI is one of 33 institutes that are collaborate in the project, which will continue for four …

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We are looking for a Director of the Research Department

The Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute invites applications for the position as Director of the Research department.

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ECDS launching new, navigation-friendly data portal for open access to research data

A new, easier to navigate data portal for open access to research data is now being launched by ECDS. The portal contains Swedish research data from the fields of environment and climate.

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