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How do we actually run very high resolution climate simulations?

By: Annette Osprey High resolution modelling Running very detailed and fine scale (“high resolution”) simulations of the Earth’s atmosphere is vital for understanding changes to the Earth’s climate, particularly extreme events and high-impact weather [1]. However, each simulation is 1) … Continue reading

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Weather forecasts to save species

by Vicky Boult Extreme weather events impact the lives and livelihoods of people all over the world, a story we hear more and more often as climate change increases the frequency and severity of weather events. But as climate change … Continue reading

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All I want for Christmas is some PV maps…

By: Ben Harvey For many years, the department webpages have hosted real-time plots of large-scale atmospheric conditions based on operational ECMWF analysis data. Over the last few months we’ve been revamping them with a new webpage and higher-resolution images. I … Continue reading

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Here comes the rain again…

By: Natalie Harvey British people are well renowned for their obsession for talking about the weather. This is partly because it is a “safe” topic for conversation and partly because it is really fascinating! This is especially true in the … Continue reading

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