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SMHI researchers lead new EU project to develop next generation climate system models

Rossby CentreClimate

New and better knowledge is needed to support sustainable decision-making on ongoing climate change and avoiding tipping points. OptimESM (Optimal High Resolution Earth System Models for Exploring Future Climate Changes) and its new Earth system models (ESMs) will provide decision-makers with just …

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Climate impact on wind power production

Rossby CentreClimate

How does a warmer climate affect the future wind resource and thereby changes the wind power production? This information is important for the wind power industry and for any decisions made with respect to the future electrical energy system.

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Climate models that “see” storms: a step-change towards more usable information on climate and climate extremes

Rossby CentreClimate

Sweden has experienced a range of extreme events that are likely to be stronger and more frequent in a warmer climate. With the new genrerations high-resolution climate models we are closer towards more usable information on climate and climate extremes.

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Early human impact on the climate in Europe

Rossby CentreClimate

Long before the industrial revolution humans have cut down forest to make room for arable land and pasture, or to improve the possibilities for hunting. Such changes in the vegetation impact the local climate, and therefore there are reasons to believe that human activities have impacted the …

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National symposium in Norrköping focuses on climate research

Rossby CentreClimate

What is happening to the climate and what role does climate research play in society? Together with the strategic research areas MERGE and BECC, as well as the Bolin Centre for Climate Research, SMHI is arranging a climate symposium in Norrköping on 16-18 May 2022, the Swedish Climate Symposium.

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SMHI and CORDEX workshop on regional climate modelling in Bangladesh

Climate

A series of training activities in South Asia to build climate information capacity started in 2020. The aim is to help understand climate projections and produce information for use in different sectoral applications.

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On a pathway to resilient and sustainable societies

OceanographyRossby CentreClimate

The research project ARCPATH (Arctic Climate Predictions: Pathways to Resilient, Sustainable Societies) has been completed after four years. The aim of the project has been to investigate pathways to resilient and sustainable societies by developing climate projections in the Arctic and to …

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CORDEX workshop on climate information in Southeast Asia reaches 1 400 participants

Climate

Participants from the Southeast Asian region met online for the CORDEX SEA Outreach and Capacity Building Workshop 15-17 November 2021.

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CORDEX-MAIRS-FE "Climate Change Downscaling Simulations and Regional Research Applications in Asia" workshop

Climate

In December 2021, CORDEX, MAIRS-FE and Future Earth joined forces to organize a workshop on "Climate Change Downscaling Simulations and Regional Research Applications in Asia”.

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CORDEX workshop for thirteen African countries

The CORDEX office at SMHI, the National Institute of Meteorology in Mozambique, the Norwegian Meteorological Institute, the University of Cape Town in South Africa and the University of Yaounde in Cameroon jointly organized a workshop that gathered thirty participants from thirteen …

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