Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres

New index measures the magnitude of heat waves

JRC scientists have developed a new index to measure the magnitude of heat waves, in cooperation with colleagues from five research organisations. According to the index projections, under the worst climate scenario of temperature ...

dateNov 05, 2014 in Environment
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How to forecast extreme snowfall in Spain

As of yesterday, the entire Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands are in the midst of the first significant cold snap for three winters. However, intense snowfalls, like the one affecting the whole of ...

dateFeb 06, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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The brass ring of climate modeling

Finding a simple way to express complex climate processes is the ultimate prize. Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, University of Leeds, Colorado State University, the National Aeronautics ...

dateAug 05, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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