Monthly Archives: September 2013

International Conference on Flood Resilience and an award for the SFFS

The International Conference on Flood Resilience (ICFR) held in Exeter on 5-9th Sep bought together the¬†complementary areas of building resilient town and communities, and improving preparedness through reliable flood models and forecasts. The opening keynote by Dr Hong-Yuan Lee, the … Continue reading

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High Impact Weather: the role of the forecaster and verification

Day 2 and our final contribution to this science session. The role of the forecaster dominated the morning session on applications of meteorology in warning of severe weather and other natural hazards. Automation of warnings was presented (Reichert) allowing¬†for greater … Continue reading

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High Impact Weather: Working in Partnership

Day 1 at the European Meteorological Society annual conference and one of the key messages from John Hirst’s opening keynote speech was for the need for clear, joined up, communication of the risk of severe weather impacts. This Reading-based¬†EMS event … Continue reading

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