Monthly Archives: February 2018

Stronger windstorms and higher wind risk in a warmer climate

By Oscar Martínez-Alvarado The most devastating type of winter storms to affect north-west Europe are characterised by a descending jet of air, known as a sting jet, that can result in strong, localised surface winds and wind gusts in a region … Continue reading

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High speed mathematics: reducing the computation time for weather forecasting

By Sarah Dance Several times a day, around 10 million observations of the atmosphere are processed by operational weather services, in order to produce the next weather forecast. At the University of Reading, we have been using mathematics to understand … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Standing up for Science workshop in London

By Amulya Chevuturi On recently attending the “Standing up for Science workshop” in London, organized by “Voice of Young Science” (VoYS), I got a glimpse of the implications of my science beyond my own desk at work. I went to this … Continue reading

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