New publication about extreme summer rainfall in England and Wales

Posted on 14th October 2014

A new publication by our Science Coordinator, Dr Friederike Otto, has been published in Climatic Change about our recent research into extreme summer rainfall events in England and Wales as an example for probabilistic event attribution.

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Live stream: IPCC AR5: Three numbers that matter, and numbers that matter less than you think

Posted on 13th October 2014

A talk by Professor Myles Allen, Tuesday 14 October, 9 am BST Watch it live. Tweet using #ecilive What the IPCC 5th Assessment Report has to say to the negotiators in Paris 2015 “This lecture provides an overview of the climate change issue, highlighting what are, in my view, the most important findings of the latest [...]

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Explaining Extreme Weather Events of 2013 from a Climate Perspective

Posted on 29th September 2014

The annual Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS) special issue on the attribution of last year’s extreme weather events is published today. This year’s issue “explaining extreme events of 2013 – from a climate perspective” includes two papers led by researchers from our climateprediction.net team.

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Potential influences on the United Kingdom’s floods of winter 2013/14

Posted on 16th September 2014

A new paper has been published in Nature Climate Change by climateprediction.net scientists including Chris Huntingford, Friederike Otto, Neil Massey, Nathalie Schaller and Myles R. Allen. The paper, entitled, “Potential influences on the United Kingdom’s floods of winter 2013/14″ looks at the possible drivers behind the floods last winter, which affected large parts of the [...]

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Deadline approaching for Research Computing Specialist job application

Posted on 28th August 2014

Climateprediction.net Research Computing Specialist Grade 7 – £30,434 – £37,394pa DEADLINE: 29th August 2014 Within the Oxford eResearch Centre‘s Volunteer Computing Group we are seeking to appoint a Software and Systems specialist to strengthen the group to support new projects that utilise the Climateprediction.net platform.

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