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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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Radars to teach us more about rainy weather

How big is a torrential rainstorm? How quickly is it moving? How is its intensity changing? These are the questions that researchers are trying to answer by processing radar information to find out more about rainfall. Ultimately, this could lead to improved risk assessment in the context of …

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Cristina Alionte Eklund appointed Hydrological Adviser for WMO in Europe

Cristina Alionte Eklund at SMHI has received two honourable assignments from the World Meteorological Organization. She has been appointed as Hydrological Adviser for Region Europe, and as co-chair of "Working group for the climate and hydrology".

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Regional climate conference concluded with springboard toward the future

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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African decision-makers visit SMHI for climate education programme

28 decision-makers from Southern Africa have completed the Climate Change – Mitigation and Adaptation Training Programme at SMHI in Norrköping. In total, 250 people from nine African countries will participate in the programme, the contents of which range from new climate research findings to …

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