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Collaboration between researchers and users build well-used climate service

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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GAC SMHI Weather Solutions contributes to safer and more efficient shipping

Forecasts from SMHI are an important piece of the puzzle for safer and more efficient shipping, which is the aim of the EU’s Sea Traffic Management (STM) project. Today, international shipping is relatively unregulated when compared to aviation. The route a particular ship is planning to take is …

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Air currents in the atmosphere affect sea ice extent in the Arctic

Changes in air currents in the atmosphere has a great effect on the sea ice extent in the Arctic. Direct effect on the sea ice can be seen when the circulation patterns change. Scientists can determine this based on satellite data.

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More knowledge on climate change indicators for the energy sector

Solar and wind power are growing in Europe and represents a growing part of energy production. This makes information about climate change more important. It is also about the risks of extreme weather that can affect transmission and offshore business. Now SMHI contribute to increased knowledge …

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SMHI and WMO to increase cooperation on international development

The Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) are teaming up to increase their international development cooperation. The two organizations have signed a formal Memorandum of Understanding today that lays the basis for mutual …

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