News & views  on data science and the environment

From Germany to Brazil: on climate risk communication

by Javier García-Pintado Last week, on 22-23 October 2018, around 230 scientists from the three ocean and climate related clusters of excellence in northern Germany met in Berlin in the joint conference on Ocean – Climate – Sustainability Research Frontiers ...
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Machine learning and data assimilation

by Rossella Arcucci Imagine a world where it is possible to accurately predict the weather, climate, storms, tsunami and other computational intensive problems in real time from your laptop or even mobile phone – if one has access to a supercomputer then ...
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Using ‘flood-excess volume’ to quantify and communicate flood mitigation schemes

by Tom Kent Background Urban flooding is a major hazard worldwide, brought about primarily by intense rainfall and exacerbated by the built environment we live in. Leeds and Yorkshire are no strangers when it comes to the devastation wreaked by ...
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Workshop on Sensitivity Analysis and Data Assimilation in Meteorology and Oceanography

by Fabio L. R. Diniz    fabio.diniz@inpe.br I attended the Workshop on Sensitivity Analysis and Data Assimilation in Meteorology and Oceanography, also known as Adjoint Workshop, which took place in Aveiro, Portugal between 1st and 6th July 2018. This opportunity was ...
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