Intuition tells me that this model should work…
Climate science / Mathematics of Planet Earth / Met Office / Weather

Intuition tells me that this model should work…

In my recent post I described a simple model of specific humidity change over lands and mentioned that my current task in Met Office is to check whether it works on our data set. To quote my own words, intuition tells me that this model should work. Not the first time my intuition failed me! … Continue reading

Observed and reanalysed
Climate science / Mathematics of Planet Earth / Met Office / Study experience / Weather

Observed and reanalysed

In my last post I mentioned that this summer I’m studying humidity at Met Office. The data I’m using for this project can be divided into two main groups: observational data and reanalysis data. For a few decades satellites and weather stations all over the world have been measuring surface humidity, both for land and … Continue reading

Let’s make Earth great again
Climate science / Opinion

Let’s make Earth great again

When in November 2016 Americans played their trump card, climate scientists faced a new challenge: how to persuade conservatives to start caring about our planet? Even though this task seems to be hopeless, research is being done – and I recently came across some very interesting results. Researchers from Cologne discovered that conservatives are more … Continue reading