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Environmental intelligence

3 August 2020

5 minutes to read

Just how sensitive is the climate to increased carbon dioxide?

Just how sensitive is the climate to increased carbon dioxide? Scientists are narrowing in on the answer. (Repost from The Conversation)

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28 July 2020

3 minutes to read

Too hot to handle? Studying the impact of climate change in the hottest sea in the world!

For this year’s #WorldNatureConservationDay, PhD candidate Hind Mohsen Al Ameri talks about why our warming climate could be driving marine turtles into extinction and why the conservation of nature is vital to life on Earth.

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24 July 2020

6 minutes to read

Data Science for Climate Resilience in East Africa

TIST is a network of farmers who have to date planted over 19 million trees. The University of Exeter is working with TIST to quantify and understand TIST’s impacts at landscape scales and on multiple sustainable development goals.

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20 July 2020

4 minutes to read

Household air pollution and the forgotten 3 billion

Since 2017, researchers at the University of Exeter have worked with the WHO to design a completely new bespoke statistical model for estimating worldwide use of specific fuels for cooking.

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15 July 2020

2 minutes to read

Using data and AI to solve global environmental challenges

On Wednesday (July 15th), the University of Exeter and the Met Office will enter a partnership to create a Joint Centre for Excellence in Environmental Intelligence.

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8 July 2020

2 minutes to read

Improving Met Office weather and climate prediction models

Research led by Professor John Thuburn and his research students has been integral to the development of a critical component of weather and climate prediction models at the Met Office.

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25 May 2020

3 minutes to read

Using Data to Reduce Flooding and Harvest Rain

Via the Impact Lab, OTA Water has had access to a range of academic expertise for a pioneering project, using clever technology that harvests rain water but only releases it when the weather forecast says so.

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20 September 2019

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Machine learning to reduce flooding as a result of sewer blockages

A research project was undertaken between the University of Exeter and DC Welsh Water to develop a machine learning tool that could more accurately predict and identify potential blockages across the sewer network.

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10 December 2018

4 minutes to read

Working with the Met Office

Exeter is home to a number of globally renowned climate and weather scientists due to the combined intellectual expertise of the Met Office and the University of Exeter. The national weather service and the University have developed a strong partnership, collaborating on climate and weather science since 2003, when the Met Office…

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13 April 2018

5 minutes to read

The effects of plastics on the environment

This Earth Day, we hear from leading academics, PhD researchers, and research students about the worldwide problem of plastic pollution.

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