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A PhD student’s overview of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2016

May 2nd, 2016 : 06:45 AM

By David Flack Last week (18 – 22 April) 13,650 scientists from 109 countries descended upon Vienna for the European Geosciences Union (EGU) general assembly. This includes a range of different disciplines, not just those associated with meteorology and hydrology, … Continue reading

Polar Prediction School

April 25th, 2016 : 06:45 AM

By Jonny Day During the last 2 weeks Dr Jonny Day spent two weeks lecturing and coordinating a Polar Prediction School for graduate students and early career researchers. The school is a joint initiative from the World Weather Research Programme … Continue reading

Energy flows, rainfall patterns and climate

April 11th, 2016 : 10:17 AM

By Richard Allan The subtle differences in the way heat is distributed between the northern and southern hemispheres, either side of the equator, are important in determining global rainfall patterns and climate. Over many tens of thousands of years, periodic … Continue reading


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