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More algal blooms and new species of phytoplankton in Swedish seas

The ongoing phenomenon of climate change is having an impact on marine ecosystems. Researchers from SMHI can show that there is now a greater occurrence of certain types of algal blooms than 40 years ago, and that new species of phytoplankton have become established. This has consequences not only …

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Welcome to a new version of the Swedish Portal for Climate Change Adaptation

Extensive work is being performed on a global scale – not least in Sweden – to meet the challenges presented by a changing climate. A new version of the Swedish Portal for Climate Change Adaptation has now been launched, featuring a new design and more content. The portal presents how Swedish …

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The new co-developed hydrological service SMHI Aqua is now available online for support on decision-making for water supply

SMHI Aqua is a new user-friendly web-based service for drinking water producers and water resource managers, which enables decision support for a sustainable water supply.

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Research places the unusual Swedish summer of 2018 in a climate perspective

Climate researchers from SMHI’s Rossby Centre, Stockholm University and Max Planck Institute for Meteorology have studied the probability of another summer resembling the extremely warm Swedish summer of 2018. They confirm, from a historical perspective, this was a very unusual summer. Ongoing …

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Research into how the climate is being affected by the pandemic

The locking down of societies as a result of the ongoing corona pandemic has led to a reduction in global emissions of carbon dioxide during 2020. Governments are using both short-term emergency packages and more long-term restart packages in order to stimulate socio-economic development. …

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