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SMHI’s Berit Arheimer receives European award for outstanding contributions within hydrological research

Hydrology

The European Geosciences Union has awarded Berit Arheimer, Head of Hydrological Research at SMHI, the 2021 Henry Darcy Medal for her outstanding contributions within hydrological research.

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UN Day focuses on warning systems to limit natural disasters

HydrologyClimate

On 13 October, International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, the UN’s World Meteorological Organization issued a report on risk information and early warning systems. Despite the fact that such systems help to save lives and property, many countries still lack them. SMHI is involved in several …

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Winner of the ClimeMarine Art Contest: creative illustration connecting Marine Spatial Planning and Climate Change

OceanographyClimate

We can proudly present the winner of the ClimeMarine art contest: Malva Crona from Malungs folkhögskola, with a cartoon featuring various aspects of Marine Spatial Planning and climate change.

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SMHI presents at the Science is Wonderful! 2020 online exhibition

Rossby CentreClimate

SMHI's climate modeling research unit Rossby Center participates with two research projects at the online exhibition Science is Wonderful! on 22-24 September during the European Research and Innovation Days.

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Aquaclew for better water services

HydrologyClimate

The Aquaclew project has, during the last three years, advanced data quality in Pan-European climate services for the water sector. Robustness, Resolution and Recruitment describes the performance through the entire Climate Service production chain.

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New project studies air pollutants from forest fires

Air QualityClimate

There have been several major forest fires in the large, forested areas of the northern hemisphere in recent years, and these have led to an increase in air pollutants which affect human health. Researchers are now investigating how a changed climate with rising temperatures and more extreme …

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Climate change makes reducing eutrophication even more important

OceanographyClimate

Significant reductions in nutrient discharges from the land will result in reduced eutrophication in the Baltic Sea and a better marine environment by 2100 – regardless of how serious the effects of climate change are. These are the findings of research carried out by Stockholm University’s Baltic …

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Cyanobacteria bloom in the Baltic Sea – learn about the phenomenon

Oceanography

This year’s cyanobacteria bloom in the Baltic Sea has just started. The bloom is visible in satellite images from SMHI’s monitoring system ’Baltic Algae Watch System’. SMHI has also created a short informative film raising the awareness about algae and phytoplankton, and their role in the marine …

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Impressions from the WCRP JSC-41 Conference in May 2020

The WCRP Joint Scientific Committee Session is an annual meeting where the leaders of the WCRP research community discuss progress towards the Programme's objectives and make decisions that will determine the future direction of the Programme. The 41st Session of the WCRP Joint Scientific Committee …

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New generation of high resolution climate models used at the Rossby Centre

Climate

As the climate changes, high-resolution and regional climate models become increasingly important as a basis for decision making. HCLIM is a regional climate model that can run at high resolution and is able to reproduce precipitation extremes, urban temperature, climate over mountainous regions …

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