Category Archives: North Atlantic

Is Europe At Risk From Hurricanes?

By: Reinhard Schiemann Growing up in Europe late last century, I would have been a little surprised at this question, and my knee-jerk answer would have been a firm no: hurricanes happened on TV in far-away tropical places, bending and … Continue reading

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Has The Atlantic Ocean Circulation Been In Long-term Decline?

By: Jon Robson A number of recent high-profile studies have strongly suggested that an important part of the North Atlantic Ocean circulation – the AMOC – has declined and that it is edging closer to a tipping point. Such a … Continue reading

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Recent progress in simulating North Atlantic weather regimes

By: Alex Baker Weather is chaotic. Low-pressure weather systems bring rainfall; areas of high pressure block the passage of these weather systems. Take this year so far, for instance. February and March were much wetter than average, and April and … Continue reading

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