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The Swedish National Space Board visits MISU for a meeting on 5 March

The Swedish National Space Board, (Rymdstyrelsen), is responsible for national and international activities relating to space and remote sensing, primarily research and development. In 2014 they decided to fund the MISU satellite project MATS.

University library

Jonas Nycander debates Swedish research and higher education policy on "DN-debatt"

He argues that the level of knowledge among students is deteriorating: "A university reform is needed to stop the downward spiral".


New article about the MATS satellite

The Atmospheric Physics Group at the Department of Meteorology is leading the scientific work on a new Swedish satellite project called MATS. The satellite will be sent up in 2017 and will investigate waves in the atmosphere.

Raymond Pierrehumbert och kungen

Climate justice and how Sweden can lead the way

A successful lecture about climate and Sweden’s role in the climate debate was held by Professor Raymond Pierrehumbert on 11 February. See the recorded lecture here!


Climate Professor aiming for zero carbon dioxide emissions

Read an interview with Professor Pierrehumbert where he explains his views on global warming: - The decisions we take today determine the climate for the next ten thousand years! When the total amount of coal burned and winds up in the atmosphere amounts to one trillion tonnes - the Earth's average temperature will increase by two degrees. So far, we have emitted a half of that amount of carbon to the atmosphere.

Satellitbild Gotland

Evening course - "Jordens klimat och klimatförändringar" - spring term 2015

The evening course "Jordens klimat och klimatförändringar" starts on 3 February at 17.30 and will run Tuesdays and Thursdays 18.00-20.00. Examination on 26 March. The course is given only in Swedish.


Interview with Michael Tjernström

Michael Tjernström, Head of Department, is interviewed about what it was like to be a student at Stockholm University in the 1970s, and an inspiring encounter with professor Bert Bolin.