Archive for March, 2013

Climate Science and the Media – Ed becomes a Daily Mail star

Some of you may have been aware of some interesting goings on amongst some of those in the Department and the Daily Mail over the last week all started by this article by David Rose, which used (without attribution until he made a complaint) a figure from Ed Hawkins’ blog. Since there has been lots […]

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Recovering space weather events from historical data

The impact of the Sun and solar wind on Earth’s technological systems has become known as Space Weather. In order to understand the impact of space weather and better forecast its occurrence it is important to gather as much information as possible. Historical data sets could help us understand space weather conditions from a time […]

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Future sea-ice conditions and shipping routes in the Arctic

by Steffen Tietsche Sea ice in the Arctic has declined dramatically in recent decades, and we will most likely see summers with an ice-free Arctic ocean before the century is over. This has far-reaching consequences for the Arctic environment, for global climate, and for the way humans interact with the Arctic. One of these consequences […]

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Have aerosols caused the observed North Atlantic multidecadal variability?

By Jon Robson Multidecadal changes in the North Atlantic sea surface temperature (NASST) have been linked to a range of important climate impacts in Europe, Africa (most notably Sahel rainfall) and North and South America. Indeed, in the mid 1990s an increase in hurricane numbers, and a shift in European climate (notably to wet and […]

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