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Scottish Flood Forecasting Service marks 10th Anniversary

The Scottish Flood Forecasting Service (SFFS) is today (Tuesday 9 March) marking a decade of supporting Scotland’s preparedness and response to flooding. Staffed around the clock 365 days a year, the service has been combining hydrological and meteorological data to … Continue reading

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Exeter atmospheric scientist wins prestigious award

Adam Scaife, one of our leading scientists and honorary visiting professor at University of Exeter, has been awarded the American Geophysical Union’s ASCENT award for research and leadership in atmospheric science.  The award recognises Adam who heads the Met Office’s … Continue reading

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Celebrating World Meteorological Day

Every year on the 23rd March meteorological services around the world celebrate World Meteorological Day to mark the creation of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in 1950.  This year’s World Meteorological Day theme is ‘Weather and climate: engaging youth’. WMO … Continue reading

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A busy year for the Met Office in 2011

It has been another very busy year for us here at the Met Office as we have helped the UK manage the risks of severe weather, supported the world in the aftermath of natural disasters, continued our support of the … Continue reading

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Met Office Chief Scientist nominated for Public Servant of the Year in Women in Public Life Awards

Prof. Julia Slingo OBE has been nominated for Public Servant of the Year in Women in Public Life Awards 2011. Her citation from the Women in Public Life Awards says: ‘Professor Julia Slingo OBE is widely recognised as a world-leading scientist … Continue reading

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