More severe and widespread UK droughts projected

Posted on 7th March 2013

A new study published in the journal Water Resources Management suggests that droughts could become more severe in the UK, particularly in the winter months and towards the latter half of the century. They are also increasingly likely to affect more than one water region at a time. ‘Both drought intensity and the spatial extent […]

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New insights into atmospheric circulation over Tibetan Plateau

Posted on 4th March 2013

A new study published in the journal PLOS ONE  demonstrates how the top of the atmospheric boundary layer over the Tibet reaches a top height of 9.4 km and how it enhances the mixing of air between the troposphere and the stratosphere. This is important as it can have an impact on concentration of gases […]

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