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    New research on how clouds affect the climate

    How clouds affect the climate is one of the greatest uncertainties in future climate projections. To study the clouds in a novel way Frida Bender at the Department of Meteorology at Stockholm University have received a grant from the Swedish Research Council.

    Two male elephant seals playing

    Oceanographic research in cooperation with seals

    Etienne Pauthenet is defending his Doctoral thesis on the distribution of temperature and salinity in the Southern Ocean at the Department of Metoerology at Stockholm University. To collect data for his research he has used elephant seals living in the Antarctic region.

    Gabriele Messori

    Outstanding Early Career Scientist Award to Gabriele Messori

    Gabriele Messori, research scientist at the Department of Meteorology at Stockholm University, will receive the European Geosciences Union award for Outstanding Early Career Scientist in Atmospheric Sciences. The award was assigned in recognition of his work on extreme weather events, combining analysis approaches from different disciplines.

    Other News

    • A unique multidisciplinary project 2018-11-20 A unique cooperation between the Department of Meteorology and the Department of Economic History and International Relations looks at what determines the amount of aid given to ease the consequences of climate-related natural disasters.
    • Arctic Ocean Dynamics Workshop 2018-11-09 A team of experts on Arctic Ocean dynamics gathered in Stockholm to discuss some current scientific challenges.
    • Notilucent cloud voids - a mystery 2018-10-31 Jacek Stegman at the Department of Meteorology at Stockholm University has placed a camera on the roof of the Department to take photos of noctilucent clouds during the short summernights of Stockholm. Going through the material he found a perfect set of photos of noctilucent clouds with an unusual feature called “ice void". These photos has led him to dismiss previous theories of how the void in the clouds appear and how it functions.