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Tag Archives: Royal Meteorological Society
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
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Centre of Expertise for Waters, climate change, Met Office, Met Office Hadley Centre, National Severe Weather Warning Service, rain, rainfall, Royal Meteorological Society, Scotland, Scottish Environment Protection Agency, Scottish Flood Forecasting Service, Scottish Flood Forum, SEPA, severe weather, SFFS, weather Comments Off on Scottish Flood Forecasting Service marks 10th Anniversary
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
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Met Office Hadley Centre, Royal Meteorological Society 1 Comment
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
Posted in Met Office News Tagged careers, climate, education, learning, Met Office, Royal Meteorological Society, weather, WMO, World Meteorological Day 5 Comments
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
Posted in Met Office in the Media, Met Office News Tagged 2011, Met Office, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Severe Weather Warning Service, Royal Meteorological Society Comments Off on A busy year for the Met Office in 2011
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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