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The Abisko Polar Prediction School

Day, J. J., Svensson, G., Brooks, I. M., Bitz, C., Broman, L., Carver, G., Chevallier, M., Goessling, H., Hartung, K., Jung, T., Kay, J. E., Kolstad, E. W., Perovich, D., Screen, J., Siemen, S. and Váňa, F. (2017) The Abisko Polar Prediction School. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 98 (3). pp. 445-447. ISSN 1520-0477

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0119.1

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Polar regions are experiencing rapid climate change, faster than elsewhere on Earth with consequences for the weather and sea ice. This change is opening up new possibilities for businesses such as tourism, shipping, fisheries and oil and gas extraction, but also bringing new risks to delicate polar environments. Effective weather and climate prediction is essential to managing these risks, however our ability to forecast polar environmental conditions over periods from days to decades ahead falls far behind our abilities in the mid-latitudes. In order to meet the growing societal need for young scientists trained in this area, a Polar Prediction School for early career scientists from around the world was held in April 2016.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Science > School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences > NCAS
Faculty of Science > School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences > Department of Meteorology
ID Code:68130
Publisher:American Meteorological Society

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