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Raymond T Pierrehumbert gives a seminar on 7 November

Professor Raymond T. Pierrehumbert gives a seminar on exoplanet atmospheres with the title “Climate dynamics of exotic exoplanet atmospheres”, on Friday 7 November, at 11.15, in C609. Welcome!

Wild fire

Broadcast on Vetenskapens Värld (SVT) about extreme weather patterns

Michael Tjernström, Head of Department, is interviewed about the changing weather patterns globally and what causes it. Is extreme weather like heavy rains, flooding, wild fires and droughts, becoming the new normal?

MATS satellit

The Swedish National Space Board (Rymdstyrelsen) has decided to fund the MATS satellite

This is fantastic news for us at MISU and for our partners at Chalmers, at KTH and in Swedish space industry. 15 years after the launch of Odin, MISU now has the scientific responsibility for the next Swedish research satellite. The acronym MATS stands for Mesospheric Airglow/Aerosol Tomography and Spectroscopy. If all work goes as planned, MATS will be launched towards the end of 2017.

Global Warming

Robert J Charlson gives a seminar on 29 October at 13.00 in Geohuset

Professor Robert J Charlson gives a seminar with the title “The History of the Science behind the Issue of Global Warming”, on Wednesday 29 October, at 13.00, in Ahlmannsalen, Geohuset. Welcome!


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.


King Carl XVI Gustaf Professorship in Environmental Science 2014

Raymond T Pierrehumbert will serve the 2014–15 academic year as a King Carl XVI Gustaf Professor in Environmental Science at MISU. Raymond T Pierrehumbert is the Louis Block Professor in Geophysical Sciences at the University of Chicago. Professor Pierrehumbert is one of the most internationally prominent and diverse climate scientists with broad knowledge and depth in the atmosphere and climate system dynamics and the carbon cycle.

Professor Thomas Rossby

Stockholm University Honorary Doctor

MISU has the privilege to host one of Stockholm University Honorary Doctors 2014. Thomas Rossby, professor at Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island, USA, is a famous oceanographer who has been collaborating with people from MISU for many years. He visits MISU from 17 September to 2 October.