Monthly Archives: April 2015

Carbon exchanges in cities and woodlands of southern England

By Sue Grimmond Cities are major contributors to recent carbon dioxide (CO2) rises in the atmosphere.  Emissions come from multiple sources, including vehicles, domestic heating/cooling, industrial activities and directly from people. While a large number of studies have focused on … Continue reading

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Making the most of the forecast

By Andrew Charlton-Perez Although it’s something we all often take for granted, our ability routinely and skilfully to predict the weather several days in advance is fantastic evidence of the advances in meteorology over the last 50 years. Measures of … Continue reading

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Unravelling the complexity of aerosol-cloud interactions – the value of going back to basics

By Ellie Highwood State-of-the art climate models used for future projections of climate change have become huge tangled webs of code representing thousands of physical processes. In many of these processes, we have to simplify or in some cases even … Continue reading

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