Understanding climate
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Changing winds influence the heat exchange between the atmosphere and the ocean. A new study by Fumiaki Ogawa and Thomas Spengler shows how important it is to consider extratropical cyclones and cold air outbreaks when calculating air-sea fluxes.

In a number of European countries, there is a clear imbalance between long-term disaster risk reduction and short-term preparation, new study finds. More data allows for better planning, but is not enough. Jenny Sjåstad Hagen emphasizes the importance of data interoperability. 

With increasing CO2 emissions to the atmosphere, the content of anthropogenic carbon in the oceans also increase. In the Arctic, the strongest increase has occurred in the Nansen sub-basin, a new study shows. 

Around 10,000 years ago, the ice melted away from northern Sweden, ending the ice age in Scandinavia. Ancient shorelines place the last remnants of the ice in the lowlands, not in the mountains.