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Researchers show a faster decline of Arctic sea ice in the future with a new methodology

The Arctic's declining sea ice may melt away earlier than research to date has shown. As early as around 2035, the Arctic could be ice-free in summer at a high greenhouse gas emission scenario, and before 2050 at a low emission scenario. Two of SMHI's researchers have analysed the future Arctic sea …

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SMHI contributes to Irish capacity building in a training course about hydrological modelling

Two years after the training course in Meteorology, Met Éireann – The Irish Meteorological Service – has hired SMHI again to hold a course on the use of HYPE hydrological model for flood forecasting, which makes SMHIs expertise knowledgeable.

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Final fanfare for the project that developed a flood warning system for West Africa

In the joint research and development project FANFAR, SMHI and partners in 17 West African and three European countries have created an Early Warning System that provides a better opportunity for West African societies to act and minimize flood impacts. The system is now in use and the Nigerian …

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More algal blooms and new species of phytoplankton in Swedish seas

The ongoing phenomenon of climate change is having an impact on marine ecosystems. Researchers from SMHI can show that there is now a greater occurrence of certain types of algal blooms than 40 years ago, and that new species of phytoplankton have become established. This has consequences not only …

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Welcome to a new version of the Swedish Portal for Climate Change Adaptation

Extensive work is being performed on a global scale – not least in Sweden – to meet the challenges presented by a changing climate. A new version of the Swedish Portal for Climate Change Adaptation has now been launched, featuring a new design and more content. The portal presents how Swedish …

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