Research news brings you regular updates on some of the latest research activities and developments within the Met Office.
Articles will cover subjects including significant updates to our modelling capabilities, emerging and innovative research activities, and research that can help us to understand current global and UK weather impacts.
The Sahelian drought of the 1970s-1990s was one of the largest humanitarian disasters of the last fifty years.
The AVOID programme for researching dangerous climate change held its final symposium on the 12 February at the Royal Society in London.
A summary of recent advances in Met Office simulation of vegetation response in the Amazon from climate change alone.
A more in-depth briefing on decadal forecasts and how to use them .
A summary of the figures behind the headlines on the summer 2012 Arctic sea ice
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