Monthly Archives: June 2016

Why does it always rain on me?

By Helen Dacre Last Monday morning I got so wet on my cycle to work that I had to spend 10 minutes under the hand dryer in the toilets to stop myself looking like a drowned rat. Being the keen … Continue reading

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Understanding Summer Flash Flooding

By Adrian Champion ‘Flash flooding’ is flooding that only lasts between a few hours and a day and typically has very little warning. There are many causes of flash flooding, from the meteorological conditions that lead to the rainfall that … Continue reading

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Standing up for Science

By Joanne Thomas, Project & Events Coordinator, Sense about Science Voice of Young Science (VoYS) is a dynamic network of more than 2000 early career researchers and scientists across science, engineering and medicine. VoYS members are committed to playing an … Continue reading

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The interaction between aerosols and clouds

By Nicolas Bellouin As part of the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS), I lead an activity that will provide in August new estimates of radiative forcing of climate due to changes in atmospheric composition. One of the radiative forcing mechanisms … Continue reading

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