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SMHI recruits Professor of Oceanography

Oceanography

To further strengthen and profile SMHI's expertise in oceanographic research, the position of Professor of Oceanography is now advertised. With a focus on climate effects and other anthropogenic impacts on the ocean, operational oceanography and data assimilation or biogeochemical and physical …

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Now you can submit your contribution to the Swedish Climate Symposium

ClimateRossby Centre

In May 2022 SMHI co-organised the first ever The Swedish Climate Symposium. The symposium offered interesting sessions, opportunities to meet and a visit from HRH Crown Princess Victoria. In May 2024 it is time for a new symposium and now you can submit your abstract.

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Project will provide information that facilitates climate adaptation

ClimateRossby Centre

SMHI is participating in a Horizon Europe project called ASPECT, which aims to investigate and provide climate information for up to 30 years ahead, to facilitate decisions on climate adaptation in a number of sectors. The project involves collecting survey responses from across Europe.

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WMO: Global challenges with the water cycle

HydrologyClimate

The hydrological cycle is spinning out of balance as a result of climate change and human activities, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), which provides an extensive assessment of global water resources 2022. SMHI has contributed to the report – among …

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Deforestation changed the climate in Europe during the Bronze Age

Climate

The vegetation in Europe has not always looked like it does today. Just as the ice sheet retreated in northern Europe and the population increased, man began to affect the landscape to a greater extent by deforestation. At first on a small scale to facilitate hunting, for example, and then more …

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Better regional climate information in Africa

MeteorologyHydrologyClimate

In the process of designing a climate program proposal for Sida (the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency), SMHI has visited Maputo, Niamey and Douala. SMHI participated and held workshops with participants from several different African countries, social sectors and corresponding …

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SMHI's research at EGU 2023

MeteorologyHydrologyOceanographyClimate

SMHI will participate in the annual research conference European Geosciences Union General Assembly in Vienna. This year SMHI's researchers will participate in various events within our disciplines of meteorology, hydrology, oceanography and climate.

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Air quality researchers use Mars as a laboratory in new project

MeteorologyAtmospheric Remote SensingAir Quality

Dust from sandstorms in desert areas degrades air quality even over long distances and can cause other problems for society as well. At the same time, scientists find it difficult to study and describe these processes with sufficient accuracy, without interference from other aerosols. But now they …

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Take the chance to host a workshop, training, brainstorming, round-table discussion at the next CORDEX conference, 25-29 September 2023

Climate

Do you want to discuss with stakeholders, provide a hands-on training on downscaling tools, start developing a plan for a possible future Flagship Pilot Study proposal or perhaps have a panel or round-table discussion/workshop on the most pressing climate change issues in your region? At the next …

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New methodology for calculating air pollution provides national exposure and health data for Sweden

MeteorologyAir Quality

Polluted air affects your health - especially if you are a child, elderly or belong to a risk group. At SMHI, researchers and air quality experts are now developing a new methodology for calculating how much air pollution the population is exposed to, both now and in the future, in cities and in …

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