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Tag Archives: Natural Environment Research Council
Climate Data Challenge – working in partnership for innovation
As Governments, organisations and individuals around the world seek to tackle the challenges of climate change, creativity and innovation are key to finding ways to improve our resilience to weather and climate. Our scientists work at the forefront of global … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged British Red Cross, Centre for Disaster Protection, climate, climate change, climate science, Commonwealth & Development Office, Foreign, hackathon, Marine Environment Data & Information Network, Met Office, Met Office Hadley Centre, National Oceanography Centre, National Severe Weather Warning Service, Natural Environment Research Council, Ordnance Survey, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, The James Hutton Institute, UK Climate Reslience Programme, UK GBC, UK Hydrographic Office, UKRI Comments Off on Climate Data Challenge – working in partnership for innovation
Innovative space weather monitoring projects receive UKRI funding
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced funding for five projects focused on improving the UK’s capability to predict and mitigate the hazards of space weather. The projects will incorporate new research to further develop the space weather models used … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged European Space Agency, Met Office Space Weather Centre, Met Office Space Weather Operation Centre, Natural Environment Research Council, NERC, Space Weather Instrumentation Measurement Modelling and Risk, STFC, UK Research and Innovation, UK Space Agency, UKRI Comments Off on Innovative space weather monitoring projects receive UKRI funding
Citizen science looks at future warming uncertainty
A project running almost 10,000 climate simulations on volunteers’ home computers has found that a global warming of 3 degrees Celsius by 2050 is ‘equally plausible’ as a rise of 1.4 degrees. The study addresses some of the uncertainties that … Continue reading
Flying laboratory that brings better forecasts
The Express and Echo has run a feature article exploring the work of the Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements (FAAM), jointly run and funded by the Met Office and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). The aircraft, a BAe146 four-engine … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office Images, Met Office in the Media, Met Office News Tagged FAAM, Met Office, Natural Environment Research Council, Weather Research Comments Off on Flying laboratory that brings better forecasts
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