Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute

SMHI, the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, is an expert agency under the Ministry of the Environment and Energy. Through expertise in meteorology, hydrology, oceanography and climatology, SMHI contributes towards greater public welfare, increased safety and a sustainable society.

The main activities in the context of public requirements for the institute are forecasting, early warnings, monitoring, research and international co-operation. Operations include data acquisition networks, supercomputing facilities, laboratories, ships and representation in international organisations and programmes.

SMHI performs commercial services to provide planning and decision guidance for weather and water dependent activities. 

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Gestion de l’eau dans le périmètre rizicole de la plaine de Douna

Gaspillage de l'eau, baisse de la pluie, mauvaise gestion de la production, rechercher mode de gestion participatif eau et bassin-versant /meilleure résilience des exploitants/communauté.  

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Tailoring climate information to meet adaptation decision-making needs

This article presents results from the first research phase of SEI’s HazardSupport project, which aims to help address climate change impacts relevant in Sweden today and in the future.

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Potential applications of subseasonal-to-seasonal (S2S) predictions

This article shares the first comprehensive review of sectoral applications of S2S predictions, highlighting the opportunities and challenges facing their uptake.

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HazardSupport: Risk-based decision support for adaptation to future natural hazards

Hazard Support aims to develop new methods for decision-makers and climate experts to tailor information about the impacts of climate change on natural hazards for adaptation decisions.

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FRACTAL climate and cities project

FRACTAL is a 4-year project with the aim to advance scientific knowledge about Southern Africa's climate, and integrate this knowledge into decisions at the city-regional scale.

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Climate change is a reality and it is important to analyse the effects these changes will have on the environment and on society, as well as investigate how societies will be required to adapt thei

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Climate Adaptation Learning Resources

Training modules on climate analysis, vulnerability assessment and adaptation planning.

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