Research Presentation Day 2018
Chioma Ngonadi, one of last year's Award Winners, made a presentaion at the RPD day on 12 May 2018.
Here are some links to her interesting reasearch:
Letter from the Minister in Response to Our AGM Resolution
Click here to read the response.
European Meeting at the Meteorological Office, Exeter on 5th May 2017
I was excited to be at my first BFWG open day and I totally enjoyed networking during the buffet sandwich lunch with women from all walks of life. At Midday, a talk was given by Dr Cath Senior on Climate modelling: credibility and capability. She talked about how the dynamics of the atmosphere could be modelled by formulating equations, thus being able to predict the weather. These models used to predict the weather change in temperature are done using complex supercomputers (housed in the MET office) which perform trillions of calculations per second. We were made aware that the observed temperature has changed over the years from 1890-2010 and these change were as a result of man-made influences. An on-going challenge for the MET office is that it is difficult to model cloud because they would have to develop models for the different time frames. We were made to understand that policy on climate change would require credibility, predictions, amount of the scale coupled with climate models.
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