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NASA Space Apps Challenge weekend

Nick Skytland, Programme Manager for NASA Open Government Initiative, has opened the European lead event at the Met Office.   An initiative of the Open Government Partnership, the International Space Apps Challenge will showcase the impact that people working together … Continue reading

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NASA Space Apps Challenge – Growers Nation

This weekend will see the Met Office linking up with sites across the world for the NASA International Space Apps Challenge. Challenges from Met Office employees have been accepted, including Growers Nation submitted by Selena Georgiou a Radar Products Scientist. … Continue reading

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Met Office to host NASA Space Apps Challenge

The NASA Space Apps Challenge is now just over a week away and the Met Office is hosting the lead event for Europe over the weekend of the 21st and 22nd April. A number of challenges, presented by Met Office … Continue reading

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Saharan dust heads for the UK

A wind storm that developed over northwestern Africa on the 3rd and  4th April left a legacy of Saharan dust in the atmosphere over parts of Western Europe. Gusty winds reached 50mph at times over southern Morocco and western Algeria … Continue reading

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Met Office in the Media: 8 January 2011

Snowy weather pushed north across parts of the UK yesterday bringing snow to some areas as expected.  The snow was fairly temporary for many as rain followed and tended to melt the snow that had fallen.  Overnight snow fell across … Continue reading

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