Monthly Archives: April 2020

Met Office Academic Partnership welcomes new Universities

The Met Office is joining forces with two more leading UK universities to tackle the key research challenges related to weather prediction and a changing climate.   The Met Office Academic Partnership (MOAP) is a cluster of research excellence that brings … Continue reading

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New study highlights increasing vulnerability of Arctic sea ice

The Arctic is one of the regions of the world warming most rapidly because of climate change; the rapid loss of Arctic sea ice cover has been one of the most visible indicators of climate change in recent years. Satellite … Continue reading

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Dry and sunny April so far

It has been a dry and sunny picture for the first half of April. Provisional mid-month statistics (1-15th April) show areas such as the City of London, Kent, Surrey, West Sussex and the Isle of Wight having recorded around half … Continue reading

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Exeter builds on its world-class status as centre for climate research

In Devon the concentration of environmental scientists is four times higher than the national UK average and Exeter is widely recognised as a global centre for climate science research with teams of scientists at both the Met Office and the … Continue reading

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Procession of spring begins with a moderate March

Meteorologically March has been a relatively average month, certainly when compared to the record-breaking wet February the UK has just seen. The first month of meteorological Spring has delivered everything we expect in March from warm days to strong winds … Continue reading

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